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Posts tagged ‘Simon Schama’

Story of the Jews 1

this evening (tuesday 3rd), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from september 2013 on bbc 2) (repeated 2.30am, friday)
The Story of the Jews: In the Beginning (episode 1 of 5)

Sunday: Saving Jewish heritage

this morning (sunday 11th), 7.35-7.42am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“The Foundation for Jewish Heritage has launched a project to map and preserve the historic synagogues of Europe.
Historian • Simon Schama and journalist • Natasha Kaplinsky OBE tell us about their connection with the project”

Today: Israeli airstrikes

yesterday morning (saturday 9th), 7.52-7.58am, and 8.04-8.06am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

The Israelis have carried out more airstrikes on Gaza, as violence escalates after US recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital.”

including contributions from …
simon schama
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Jewish history and jokes

this evening (wednesday 11th), 10.00-10.28pm, on bbc radio 3
jewish history and jokes (presented by philip dodd) (in the free thinking series)

“• Simon Schama and • Devorah Baum join Philip Dodd for a conversation ranging from the expulsion of Jewish people from Spain in 1492 to Jewish jokes today.”


Amanpour: religious violence

last thursday morning (27th august), on cnn international tv
amanpour (presented by simon schama)
includes …

“Religious tolerance: at a cross-roads? Discussion on the rise of religious violence

including contributions from …
• former chief rabbi lord sacks
• interfaith leader and gandhi center peace prize-winner akbar ahmed, ibn khaldun chair of islamic studies at american university, washington (more…)

The Story of the Jews 5

tonight (monday/tuesday 30th/1st), 12.20-1.20am, on bbc 2 (repeated from yesterday, 9.00pm):
The Story of the Jews: Return (epsiode 5 of 5) (more…)

The Story of the Jews 4

sunday night, 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2 (repeated on monday, 11.50pm):
The Story of the Jews: Over the Rainbow (episode 4 of 5)

“How the Jewish people of Eastern Europe made their mark on the modern world.” (more…)

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