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Posts tagged ‘William Crawley’

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.”

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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.”

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Sunday: Jewish music

this morning (sunday 17th), 7.26-7.33am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Trevor Barnes explores the history of Jewish musicians, composers and religious singers through an exhibition of their vinyl recordings at the Jewish Museum in London.”

including contributions from …
* exhibition curator joanne rosenthal
• oral historian alan dein
zoe jacobs, cantor at finchley reform synagogue
• museum director abigail morris (more…)

Sunday: Nof Atamna-Ismaeel

last sunday morning (26th june), 7.15-7.19am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“Winner of Israel’s 2014 Masterchef Arab Israeli Dr Nof Atamna-Ismaeel talks about how she’s bringing Arab and Israelis together through food.”

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