yesterday morning (thursday 22nd), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis
Passover, the message in a bottle:
‘Approximately 140 generations ago, the Israelites emerged from bitter slavery in ancient Egypt, and impressed upon their children the importance of conveying their experiences to all subseqent generations… that connection with our past makes us who we are.
You can only know where you are going to if you know where you are coming from, or as Winston Churchill put it, the further back you can look, the further forward you are likely to see‘.