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Sunday: cemetery attacks

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.27-7.35am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

”Police are treating the vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in Manchester this week as a hate crime. It follows a spate of other attacks on religious sites across the UK.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter rajeev gupta
ian levy, chairman of the whitefield synagogue burial board
• dr chris allen, associate professor in hate studies, leicester university
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-44518125)
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Sunday: Ernst Bornstein

this morning (sunday 28th), 7.33-7.39am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“• Noemie Lopian talks about her father’s memoir, ‘The Long Night’, which details Ernst Israel Bornstein‘s experiences in several concentration camps.”
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Sunday: lunar calendars

yesterday morning (sunday 31st), 7.16-7.23am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Trevor Barnes asks what’s it like living life according to two calendars? He made his way one Saturday evening to the home of • Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner as she prepared to see out the Sabbath with her family and her friend, the Muslim journalist • Remona Aly and talked to them about living with both the Gregorian Calendar and a lunar calendar.”

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Sunday: Willesden Cemetery

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.38-7.45am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Willesden Cemetery, nicknamed the “Rolls-Royce of Jewish cemeteries”, has just been given a Grade II listing status.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter trevor barnes
hester abrams, cemeteries project development manager, united synagogue
melvyn hartog, head of burial, united synagogue
alex goldberg, chief of heritage, united synagogue, (more…)

Sunday: UK antisemitism

this morning (sunday 20th), 7.27-7.31am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Gideon Falter reveals some interesting results from the Antisemitism Barometer research.”

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Sunday: Jerusalem tattooists

this morning (sunday 13th), 7.16-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 (partial repeat from 11th july on outlook on bbc world service radio)
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk (more…)

Sunday: Synagogue membership

this morning (sunday 9th), 7.30-7.35am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

” ‘Two communities going in very different directions‘ is how one rabbi has described the latest findings of a report into synagogue membership. What are the implications for British Judaism?”

including interview with …
• rabbi dr moshe freedman (more…)

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