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Sunday: Gaza and Bethlehem

this morning (sunday 22nd), 7.24-7.29am, on bbc radio 4

sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“This time last year, Israel allowed some 700 Palestinian Christians living in Gaza to travel to Bethlehem Nazareth and Jerusalem over the Christmas period. Early this month, the Israeli authorities announced they won’t be doing the same this year. They say many Gazans who are allowed to visit the West Bank outstay their permits. The episode illustrates the kind of pressures faced by the Christian minority in Gaza and the West Bank.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter emily buchanan

• father ayesa falgea, orthodox priest-in-charge, church of the nativity

• souvenir shop owner and carpenter joseph jackaman 

• son ilyas jackaman 

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Sunday: Welby and Mirvis

this morning (sunday 8th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) concludes with …

“The Chief Rabbi’s decision to attack Jeremy Corbyn over his record on anti-semitism is now making waves in the world of religion as well as politics. Early this week, professor Gus John, a prominent anti-racism campaigner, resigned as an adviser to the Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns because he objected to the fact that the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has supported the Chief Rabbi … the professor accused Justin Welby of ‘a most egregious form of hubris’.”

including discussion with …

• professor gus john 

• rabbi jonathan romain 

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Sunday: CofE on anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4

sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“A new report released by the Church of England paints a damning picture of the Church’s record on anti-Semitism. The report urges Christians to not only be repentant for the “sins of the past” against Jews, but also to challenge active attitudes and stereotypes.”

including interview with …

• dr christopher cocksworth, bishop of coventry, chair of the committee which produced the report

• dayan ivan binstock, senior rabbi, st john’s wood synagogue

“The fact that the Church of England is still not yet able to disavow a personal mission to Jews as part of its role is still troubling. That’s where the Catholic church has moved away from that.”

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Sunday: Einstein’s religion

this morning (sunday 27th), 7.31-7.36am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“To mark the 100th anniversary of the confirmation of the theory of relativity, Professor Alister McGrath talks about Einstein’s religion and his quest for a theory of everything.”

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Sunday: Cantors

this morning (sunday 25th), 7.48-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) concludes with …

“ Britain’s first Cantor in Reform Judaism talks about her role.”

including interview with …

• cantor zoe jacobs

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Sunday: Annex settlements?

this morning (sunday 7th), 7.11-7.15am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (religious programme, presented by william crawley) leads with …

“This Tuesday is election day in Israel, and prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have advanced his own chances of success with his surprise announcement last night that if re-elected he will annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.”

I don’t believe he will actually do it.”

“How much of a role does religious orthodoxy play in this?”

including interview with …

• abc reporter jordana miller

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Sunday: Nisa-Nashim

this morning (sunday 7th), 7.46-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (religious programme, presented by william crawley) concludes with …

“It’s expected that hundreds of Jewish and Muslim women will come together later this morning in London to explore how faith and friendship can transform the world. It’s the third annual conference of the Nisa-Nashim group, which was founded with the ambition to bring Jews and Muslims together by nurturing friendships between the women of those communities.”

including contributions from …

nisa-nashim co-founder laura marks

nisa-nashim co-founder julie siddiqi

naz shah mp

countdown presenter rachel riley

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