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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…)

Time off for Sabbath

last sunday morning (13th november), 7.10-7.17am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawlry) includes …

“A survey conducted for the Chief Rabbi suggests a quarter of Jewish workers are wary of talking openly about their faith at work and some have difficulty getting time off for important religious festivals. Kevin Bocquet reports.”

including contributions from …
• reverend pete hawke, manchester
rachel dean, solicitor
• sir roger gifford, banker, and former lord mayor of london
moshe freedman, rabbi at the new west end synagogue, and jewish chaplain at the canary wharf multifaith chaplaincy
• professor adam dinham, goldsmith’s college (more…)

Sunday: Cable Street 80

this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.38-7,46am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“It is 80 years since anti-fascist demonstrators took on the police and Oswald Mosley’s Black Shirts in the East End of London. Trevor Barnes reports on The Battle of Cable Street.”

including contributions from …
• historian david rosenberg, secretary of cable street 80
beattie orwell, 99
adrian cohen, chair of london jewish forum
• community worker julie begum
• community activist nisar ahmed
(see also http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-80dc-Cable-Street-an-incredible-sho… and http://battleofcablest80.squarespace.com/events/) (more…)

Sunday: Shimon Peres

this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.22-7.27am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“Rabbi David Rosen – Director of the American Jewish Committee’s Department of Interreligious Affairs – pays tribute to the former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres.”

(more…)

Sunday: Venice ghetto

this morning (sunday 25th), 7.19-7.26am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

500 years ago Venice established the world’s first Ghetto. Although it was the place where Jews were forced to live, it became a cultural crossroads.
Judi Herman reports on events marking the anniversary.”

including contributions from …
donatella calabi, curator of venice the jews and europe
shaul bassi, director of the venice centre for international jewish studies
antonio moretti sinigaglia of the banco rosso
michal haron, gallery owner (more…)

Sunday: Ben Hur

yesterday morning (sunday 4th), 7.28-7.34am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“In 1959, Ben Hur won 11 Oscars and became a cinema classic so how does the latest remake released this week compare?
Film critic Richard Fitzwilliams reviews the latest biblical blockbuster.”

(more…)

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