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Posts tagged ‘Thought for the day’

Tftd: Sacks 28/11/2019

this morning (thursday 28th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

Asma Shuweikh, the lady in the train, who later said I wouldn’t hesitate to do it again, chose not to be a bystander but to confront racism head-on. Her quiet courage should be a model for us all.”

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Tftd: Sacks 21/11/2019

this morning (thursday 21st), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“We should always heed the inner voice we call conscience, it’s there to guide us from principle to practice, it’s our satellite navigation system as we chart our course through the wilderness of time. Being honest to others is the best way of being honest to ourselves.”

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Tftd: transcripts ended

the bbc appears to have stopped producing transcripts for thought for the day, as from 22nd october 2019

Tftd: Wittenberg 5/11/2019

this morning (tuesday 5th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg

“In a healthy society, there will always be differences of opinion, but such a society knows how to argue them, attacking the issues, not their proponents.”

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Tftd: Wittenberg 29/10/2019

this morning (tuesday 29th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg

“Humanity has nothing more urgent on the agenda than the climate crisis.“

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Tftd: Fraser 15/10/2019

this morning (tuesday 15th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rev dr giles fraser 

As a child of a priest, he hangs around church enough to pick up quite a lot of the grammar of Christianity. But he’s also Jewish, and so here in Israel where we’ve been living with my wife’s family over the last few months, Louis has been exposed to all the recent religious festival, Rosh Hashahah Yom Kppuur and now Succot. Over the weekend he was helping his mum decorate our newly-erected succah, and learning how these distinctive shelters remind Jews of the story of when they were living in temporary accommodation whilst wandering the desert after the Exodus.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 8/10/2019

this morning (tuesday 8th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Yom Kippur: ‘The lesson of Yom Kippur is that we should favour not public fury but personal responsibility’.”

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