for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Posts tagged ‘The World Tonight’

Twt: Moon crash

this evening (thursday 11th), 10.06-10.07pm, and 10.36-10.40pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“An Israeli spacecraft with British-made engines which was hoping to be the first privately-funded mission to the moon has crash-landed. The unmanned probe suffered a number of technical failures during its final descent.”

including contributions from …

ª bbc reporter yolande knell

• planetary scientist suzie imber

rob westcott, senior propulsion engineer, nammo

(see also


Twt/MN: Netanyahu wins

last night (wednesday/thursday 10th/11th), 10.27-10.34pm, and 12.27-12.34am, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) and midnight news include …

“For Israel’s prime minister, a record-breaking fifth term beckons, albeit one with a shadow of a possible indictment on corruption charges hanging over it. In Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, there were mixed feelings about the result.”

including contributions from …

• new blue and white mk yoaz hendel, military historian and journalist

journalist noga tarnopolski

bbc reporter yolande knell


Twt: Polls close

this evening (tuesday 9th), 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.19pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) leads with …

Exit polls suggest there’s no clear winner in Israel’s election following the most closely-fought campaign in years.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

chaim levinson, of haaretz

sharren haskel mk

einat wilf, former mk


6ocn/Twt/Newshour: Trump to recognise Golan

this evening (thursday 21st),  6.17-6.19pm and 10.28-10.33pm on bbc radio 4, and 9.20-9.24pm on bbc world service radio

six o’clock news, the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal), and newshour (presented by tim franks) include …

President Trump says it’s time for the United States to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory which was captured from Syria during the Six-Day-War in 1967.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter paul adams

• analyst aaron david miller


Twt: Barnet anti-semitism

yesterday evening (friday 8th), 10.28-10.32pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by james landale) includes …

“Barnet councillor Jessica Brayne has just quit the Labour Party. ‘It was quite largely due to the anti-semitism. One of my friends was speaking at a meeting and someone muttered ’Zionist bitch’ under their breath … I’m also aware of local members who’ve not been expelled but have denied Holocaust’.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter paul moss
• councillor jessica brayne
• council leader barry rawlings
• professor josn curtice, university of strathclyde

Twt: Tom Watson criticised

yesterday evening (friday 1st), 10.04-10.05pm (repeated 12.09am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“There are further signs tonight of tensions within Labour over the party’s handling of anti-semitism allegations. Its general secretary, Jennie Formby, has criticised the deputy leader Tom Watson for asking members to contact him with concerns.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter nick eardley

Twt: UNHRC Gaza report

this evening (thursday 28th), 10.03-10.04pm, and 10.20-10.30pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Israel has rejected UN reports that the country had committed crimes agaisnt humanity when its soldiers fired on Palestinian protesters in the Gaza strip last year.”

including interviews with …
sara hossain, member of the 3-person unhrc tribunal
aviva raz-shechter, israeli ambassador to un

Tag Cloud


a happygoldfish blog