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Posts tagged ‘Yad Vashem’

B100D: Prince William

this evening (tuesday 26th), 7.43-7.46pm, on bbc news tv,
beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and christian fraser) includes …

Prince William has laid a wreath today at the Holocaust Memorial Centre at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nicholas witchell
• chief rabbi ephraim mirivs
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Newshour: Amazon anti-semitism

this evening (monday 27th), 9.13-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

Yad Vashem has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of six million Jews during World War Two, and otherwise promotes anti-semitism.”

including interview with …
robert rozett, director of yad vashem libraries (more…)

Tftd: Yom HaShoah

this morning (wednesday 4th), 7.48-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day by the rev giles fraser

“As the sun goes down over the Mediterranean this evening, Yom HaShoah begins. It’s what we call Holocaust Memorial Day, but in Israel. And tomorrow my mother-in-law will continue her family tradition and drive up the hill from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to visit the Holocaust Memorial Centre at Yad Vashem.
And there she wil read out the names fo her parents, Rosa and Boris Schoenbaum, and eight other family members from Poland, who were murdered by the Nazis …”

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Liesbeth Langford

yesterday morning (saturday 2nd), 9.00-10.30am, on bbc radio 4
saturday live (presented by richard coles and aasmah mir) includes …

Liesbeth Langford, author of Written by Candlelight, based on her mother’s letters, shares her family’s story of growing up in occupied Holland and sheltering Rosa, a young Jewish woman.

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