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Newsbeat: Tel Aviv

wednesday 15th may, 12.49-12.53pm (repeated 5.55pm), and thursday 16th may, 12.48-12.51pm (repeated 5.48pm), on bbc radio 1 

newsbeat (presented by steve holden) includes …

“Our reporter Steve chats to Ben from Israel ahead of Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter steve holden

• rapper mohammad, 26

• singer joff oddie, of wolf alice

• greek singer katerine duska 

• israeli singer and former soldier noga erez

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-48251435)

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Eurovision finals

last saturday/sunday night (18th/19th may), 8.00pm-12.20am, on bbc 1 tv 

eurovision song contest (presented by graham norton)

“This year is Graham Norton’s tenth anniversary as the UK commentator, and once again he brings his distinctive charm to the spectacular event.”

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Today/PM: Eurovision

today (saturday 18th), 8.09-8.10am, 8.20-8.22am,  8.48-8.53am, and 5.23-5.27pm, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) and pm (presented by carolyn quinn) include …

“The final of the 64th Eurovision song contest takes place in Tel Aviv this evening, following Israel’s victory in last year’s competition. The event has become highly political after dozens of artists called for a boycott because of Israel’s treatment of the occupied Palestinian territories.”

“But if Israel likes Eurovision-the-competition, its relationship with Europe-the-continent is more ambiguous.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• bbc reporter james landale 

• pollster dahlia scheindlin 

ilan issacson, head of security at eshkol

nour odeh, media consultant, spokesperson for the palestinian authority

alistair burt mp

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Thornberry on Jerusalem

last tuesday evening (14th may), 7.00pm, on lbc radio 

iain dale includes 3-minute interview with …

emily thornberry mp

Emily Thornberry opposes an Israeli capital in Jerusalem, but supports a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem.

(if you missed it, available at https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/iain-dale/emily-thornberry-jerusalem-international-body/)

Twtw: Eurovision guide

this afternoon (sunday 12th), 1.54-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4

the world this weekend (presented by paddy oconnell) concludes with …

Iceland’s entry in the Eurovision has challenged Israel’s prime minister to a wrestling match. The annual festival is being held this week in Tel Aviv, despite calls for a boycott. We’ve a B-H alphabetic guide to the event.“

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My gay Jewish conversion

last tuesday evening (9th april), 11.05-11.50pm (repeated from may 2017), on bbc radio 4

my big gay jewish conversion (presented by simon atkins)

Is Israel really the best place in the world to be gay? And is Judaism the one mainstream religion that accepts homosexuality? Meet Simon, a gay Catholic man from the west of Ireland on a quest to find out.

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Today: Rocket injures 5

this morning (monday 25th), 6.13-6.16am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“A rocket fired from Gaza is reported to have hit a house in the north of Tel Aviv, that’s more than 50 miles from Gaza … almost levelling it, and starting a fire.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

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