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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

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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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Sunday: Auschwitz burial

this morning (sunday 20th), 7.47-7.54am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) concludes with …

“At 11 o’clock this morning at Bushey New Cemetery in Hertfordshire, a remarkable and unique ceremony will take place. Six unidentified victims of the Holocaust will be given a Jewish burial. Their remains were sent to this country from Auschwitz in 1997. A box of ash ad bone fragments were included with a consignment of other memorial items intended for the Imperial War Miuseum in London. The museum has had the remains scientifically examined, and we now know that they came from five adults and a child. This week, they were handed over to the United Synagogue, and today they will be placed in shrounds in a coffin with earth from Israel, and buried during a service conducted by the Chief Rabbi.”

including interview with …
• chief rabbi ephraim mirvis
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Sunday: LGBT Jewish pupils

this morning (sunday 9rh), 7.16-7.23am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“The Chief Rabbi has issued guidance for Orthodox Jewish schools on how to protect and improve the lives of LGBT pupils.”

including interviews with …
joe hyman
• journalist angela epstein
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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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