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Sunday: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 15th), 7.11-7.17am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) leads with …

”This week the Labour Party will formally adopt its new ‘anti-Semitism code’ – a definition of what does and does not amount to anti-Semitism when it comes to disciplinary proceedings against its members. But the wording of the code has been heavily criticised.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter kevin bocquet
ivor caplin, chair of jewish labour movement


Sunday: Prince William

this morning (sunday 1st), 7.11-7.15am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis accompanied the Duke of Cambridge on his historic tour of Israel and the Palestinian territories. He talks about the trip and the wider significance of it.”

including interview with …
• chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Sunday: cemetery attacks

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.27-7.35am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

”Police are treating the vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in Manchester this week as a hate crime. It follows a spate of other attacks on religious sites across the UK.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter rajeev gupta
ian levy, chairman of the whitefield synagogue burial board
• dr chris allen, associate professor in hate studies, leicester university
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Sunday: Dina Brawer

this morning (sunday 17th), 7.35-7.42am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Dina Brawer will become the UK’s first female orthodox Rabbi, known as a Rabba, at an ordination ceremony on Monday. What influence could she have on Orthodox Judaism?

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter trevor barnes
• rabba dina brawer
• rabbi avi weiss
• ma’ayan abi kurzer
• rabba sara hurwitz

Sunday: Jerusalem special

this morning (sunday 13th), 7.10-7.55am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton)

“A Sunday programme special from Jerusalem

including contributions from …
• historian micah goodman
• historian khalil shokeh of bethlehem
niji alda palestinian activist
jack jakaman of bethlehem
• bbc reporter trevor barnes
• writer howard jacobson
• historian david feldman
• anti-zionist rabbi avrohom pinter
louise ellman mp
• anti-zionist blogger robert cohen, of micah’s paradigm shift
• bbc reporter yolande knell
george hintlian, historian of the armenian patricarchate
• american convert, comedian yisrael campbell
• bereaved parent robi damelin
• bereaved parent ikhlas shtayeh
nathan jeffay of the jewish chronicle
ahmad budeiri palestinian analyst


Sunday: Manchester faiths

this morning (sunday 18th), 7.28-7.31am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

BBC School Reporters interview leading Manchester religious figures including … • Rabbi Daniel Walker

Sunday: coroner discrimination

this morning (sunday 4th), 7.42-7.47am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“A high court judge has granted an application for a judicial review of a senior coroner Mary Hassell‘s “cab rank” policy in dealing with unexpected deaths, saying it raises issues of importance to Jewish and Muslim communities.”

including interview with …
• bbc legal correspondent joshua rosenberg

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