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W@1: Israel at 70

this afternoon (thursday 19th), 1.34-1.41pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 2.51pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“What does the creation of Israel, 70 years ago, mean to Israelis and Palestinians today?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter caroline wyatt
• professor eugene rogan
ahmad samih khalidi, editor-in-chief of the journal for palestine studies
• rabbi natal levy



Today: Labour letter

this morning (friday 30th), 7.03-7.04am, and 8.46-8.48am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague and john humphrys) includes …

“Nearly 40 Labour MPs and peers have called upon Jeremy Corbyn to suspend a senior official at the centre of the latest row about anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
lord blunkett

Today: Corbyn ally goes

this morning (thursday 29th), 6.35-6.38am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

A close political ally of Jeremy Corbyn has quit her post after defending a Labour council candidate who it’s claimed posted an article calling the holocaust a hoax.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter norman smith

Today: targeting Arafat

this morning (friday 23rd), 6.49-6.54am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“A former commando unit leader in the Israeli military has told the BBC that his unit made up to ten failed attempts on the life of Yassir Arafat in the 1980s.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• israeli journalist uri avnery, 94
• major general uzi dayan
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Today: Oslo Accords

this morning (thursday 7th), 8.26-8,30am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“Award-winning play Oslo, by J T Rogers, now on at the National Theatre in London, tells the story of how a rather unlikely Norwegian couple, Terje Rød-Larsen and Mona Juul, shepherded the deal into existence.”

including interview with …
• former norwegian ambassador mona juul

Today: Tom Stoppard at 80

this morning (saturday 1st), 8.21-8.30am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague and mishal husain) includes …

“Sir Tom Stoppard will be 80 years old on Monday … He was born Tomas Straussler in what was then Czechoslovakia, arriving here as a child after fleeing the Nazis. When we spoke at his home in North London, very close to the Grenfell tower, I asked him if he remembered seeing England for the first time.”


Today: Team Samosas

this morning (tuesday 20th), 8.50-8.57am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“After events like the Finsbury Park attack, faith groups tend to unite, sharing in grief and prayer. Is this form of communication effective in reducing segregation between communities?
Toby Howarth is the Bishop of Bradford, • Imam Irfan Chisti is the Imam at a Manchester city mosque and • Laura Janner-Klausner is a senior rabbi to Reform Judaism.”

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