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Sunday: Communal worship

this morning (sunday 14th), 7.27-7.38am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“Not all faith communities have welcomed the government announcement that places of worship can open on June 15th for private prayer.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi nicky liss, highgate synagogue

hassan joudi, deputy secretary general, muslim council of britain

• rev canon chris thomas, general secretary, catholic bishop’s conference.”


Sunday: Coronavirus Jerusalem

this morning (sunday 12th), 7.39-7.44am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes…

“What’s been the mood, this Holy Week, in Jerusalem?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• jamal khader, catholic priest, ramallah


Sunday: Two papers close

this morning (sunday 12th), 7.18-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes…

“The Jewish Chronicle is the oldest continuously-published Jewish newspaper in the world. In the face of increasingly challenging financial conditions, it was set to merge with its rival paper, the Jewish News. But earlier this week, on the eve of Passover itself, both publications announced that they are to cease trading, a terrible blow both for their staff and for the country’s Jewish community.”

including interview with …

justin cohen, news editor, jewish news 


Sunday: The ‘Jewish vote’?

this morning (sunday 23rd), 7.41-7.48am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Tara McKelvey reports on Michael Bloomberg, and asks if he can count on a block vote from the Jewish community as he strives to secure the Democrat nomination in the race for the Presidency.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter tara mckelvey 

steve rabinowitz 

• journalist amy saltzman

• student alena shulman

• professor daniel b schwartz 


Sunday: Holocaust Memorial

this morning (sunday 16th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) concludes with …

“This week Westminster Council turned down a planning application for a Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in Victoria Tower Gardens close to the Houses of Parliament. The Council said it contravenes rules on size, design and location.

But aside from the planning issue, there is a divide within the Jewish community as to whether the memorial should be built at all.”

including interviews with …

• baroness ruth deech 

• journalist justin cohen


Sunday: Frank Bright, Zigi Shipper

this morning (sunday 26th), 7.41-7.47am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“To mark 75 years of liberation from the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Frank Bright and Zigi Shipper, both survivors of the camp, talk about their experiences.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter emily buchanan 

frank bright 

zigi shipper 


Sunday: VR exhibition

this morning (sunday 26th), 7.30-7.36am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

The Eye As Witness at South Hampstead Synagogue is a new virtual reality exhibition exploring the political and moral motives for witnessing and recording the Holocaust.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter vishva samani

• professor maiken umbach, West Hampsted synagogue

• dr paul tennant, nottingham university

marc cave, director, national holocaust centre


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.”


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


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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