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Sunday: Nisa-Nashim

this morning (sunday 28th), 7.44-7.53am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by emily buchanan) concludes with …

“One group has described the pandemic as a watershed. They are the Jewish-Muslim women’s network, Nisa-Nashim, meaning women in Arabic and Hebrew respectively.”

including interview with …

laura marks, founder

hifsa haroon-iqbal, founder


Sunday: Russian Jews

this morning (sunday 28th), 7.36-7.46am, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 1.34pm and 9.43pm saturday on newshour on bbc world service radio)  

sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“Lock-down is a particular problem for Russia’s Jewish community, which – 30 years after the fall of communism – is still recovering from decades of state-sponsored Antisemitism. Our Moscow correspondent • Steve Rosenberg reports on what the Jews of Russia have been doing to build a community and the efforts they’re taking during the pandemic to preserve it.”

including contribution from …

• chief rabbi berel lazar 


Sunday: Black & Jewish

this morning (sunday 21st), 7.36-7.46am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“The Board of Deputies of British Jews have launched a Commission into Racial Inclusivity ‘to banish prejudice and promote inclusion’.

Writer and journalist • Nadine Batchelor-Hunt describes what it is like to be black and Jewish.

Stephen Bush, political editor of the New Statesman, and chair of the new Commission, talks about what he hopes it will achieve.”


Sunday: Leo’s story

this morning (sunday 21st), 7.14-7.29am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

The Journey – Leo’s story is a new role-play app created by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum on the theme of the Kindertransport. It follows Leo, a young boy forced to flee Nazi Germany.

Two children involved in trialling the app, and chief executive • Marc Cave, talk about how it reveals the true horror faced by German Jews during WWII.”


Sunday: Communal worship

this morning (sunday 14th), 7.27-7.38am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“Not all faith communities have welcomed the government announcement that places of worship can open on June 15th for private prayer.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi nicky liss, highgate synagogue

hassan joudi, deputy secretary general, muslim council of britain

• rev canon chris thomas, general secretary, catholic bishop’s conference.”


Sunday: Jewish Britain on film

this morning (sunday 26th), 7.32-7.39am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes…

“The BFI’s Jewish Britain on film is a free-to-view online collection of films which give an insight into the life of British Jews over the last century. It brings together the earliest surviving depictions of Jewish characters in British cinema as well as documentaries and homemade cine films.”

including contributions from … 

maureen lipman 

robin baker, head curator, BFI archive

• rabbi professor jonathan magonet 

• 1980 leeds bride lynne goldberg 


Sunday: Coronavirus Jerusalem

this morning (sunday 12th), 7.39-7.44am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes…

“What’s been the mood, this Holy Week, in Jerusalem?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• jamal khader, catholic priest, ramallah


Sunday: Two papers close

this morning (sunday 12th), 7.18-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes…

“The Jewish Chronicle is the oldest continuously-published Jewish newspaper in the world. In the face of increasingly challenging financial conditions, it was set to merge with its rival paper, the Jewish News. But earlier this week, on the eve of Passover itself, both publications announced that they are to cease trading, a terrible blow both for their staff and for the country’s Jewish community.”

including interview with …

justin cohen, news editor, jewish news 


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


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