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Sunday: Coronavirus crisis

this morning (sunday 22nd), 7.11-7.16am and 7.42-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes…

How are faith communities navigating the current coronavirus crisis?

including report from …

• journalist jordana miller in jerusalem

and discussion with …

• imam abid khan, cheadle mosque and community centre

• rabbi laura janner-klausner, senior rabbi to reform judaism

• rev prof gina radford, former deputy chief medical officer for england


Sunday: Pius XII

this morning (sunday 1st), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by emily buchanan) concludes with …

“The Vatican “Secret” archives will be opened on Monday – what new findings might emerge about Pope Pius XII’s war time dealings?”

including interview with …

• historian david kertzer 

lisa palmieri-billig, american jewish committee‘s representative to the holy see


Sunday: The ‘Jewish vote’?

this morning (sunday 23rd), 7.41-7.48am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Tara McKelvey reports on Michael Bloomberg, and asks if he can count on a block vote from the Jewish community as he strives to secure the Democrat nomination in the race for the Presidency.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter tara mckelvey 

steve rabinowitz 

• journalist amy saltzman

• student alena shulman

• professor daniel b schwartz 


Sunday: Holocaust Memorial

this morning (sunday 16th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) concludes with …

“This week Westminster Council turned down a planning application for a Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in Victoria Tower Gardens close to the Houses of Parliament. The Council said it contravenes rules on size, design and location.

But aside from the planning issue, there is a divide within the Jewish community as to whether the memorial should be built at all.”

including interviews with …

• baroness ruth deech 

• journalist justin cohen


Sunday: Red Sea Spies

yesterday morning (sunday 9th), 7.30-7.35am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“A clandestine operation carried out by one of the world’s most secretive intelligence agencies used a fake diving resort on the coast of Sudan to evacuate the ‘lost tribe’ of black Jews in Ethiopia. The true story of a remarkable rescue mission is told in a new book, Red Sea Spies, by BBC Middle East journalist Raffi Berg.”

including interview with …

• author raffi berg 


Sunday: Frank Bright, Zigi Shipper

this morning (sunday 26th), 7.41-7.47am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“To mark 75 years of liberation from the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Frank Bright and Zigi Shipper, both survivors of the camp, talk about their experiences.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter emily buchanan 

frank bright 

zigi shipper 


Sunday: VR exhibition

this morning (sunday 26th), 7.30-7.36am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

The Eye As Witness at South Hampstead Synagogue is a new virtual reality exhibition exploring the political and moral motives for witnessing and recording the Holocaust.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter vishva samani

• professor maiken umbach, West Hampsted synagogue

• dr paul tennant, nottingham university

marc cave, director, national holocaust centre


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