The Choice – Laura Blumenfeld

Tuesday 25 September 2007 09:00am & 21.30pm BBC Radio 4 Michael Buerk interviews the American journalist, Laura Blumenfeld, who talks about her decision to track down the man who shot her father. Laura was a student when her father, a New York Rabbi, was shot in the head by a …

Zero Degree Turn

Iranian state television is airing a drama series that claims that the Jews reached Palestine because of persecution during World War II. The series, “A Zero Degree Turn” is aired weekly at prime time. It tells the story of a young Iranian named Habib Parsan, played by a well-known Iranian …

Simcha on the Square

Trafalgar Square London: 12 noon – 6pm Sunday 14th October A celebration of Jewish Culture. Jewish Food, Music, Dance, Exhibitions, Stalls. Presented by Jewish Culture UK

Beirut Report

One year on after Israel’s confrontation with Hezbolah, Lisa Goldman entered Beirut via Jordan to make this report for Israeli TV. Channel 10 report from Beirut Uploaded by Lisang London and Kirshenbaum Uploaded by Lisang

Interview: Noam Galit

Noam Galit is the father of Gilad Shalit, a corporal in the IDF, who has been a captive of Hamas for the last six months. Noam Galit could be said to represent Israel’s silent majority. Israeli journalist Lisa Goldman has published a fascinating interview with Noam, which you can read …

New Synagogue for Munich

A new synagogue has been opened in the heart of the German city of Munich, 68 years after Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler ordered its predecessor torn down. The sacred Jewish scrolls of the Torah were paraded through the streets to the cubic building in the city centre. The new synagogue …

Gunshots fired at Oslo Synagogue

The front of Oslo’s synagogue was sprayed with bullets on Sunday 17 Sept. No one was injured. Police said more than 10 shots were fired, probably from an automatic weapon, at the synagogue’s faade early Sunday morning. Bullet holes were clearly visible in the walls of the synagogue after the …

Video – under fire in Lebanon

During the third week of the Israel-Hezbollah war a fascinating report was broadcast on Uvda (Fact), a highly respected investigative news show hosted by veteran journalist Ilana Dayan. Itai Anghel accompanied regiment 931 of the Nahal Brigade (infantry) to a battle that took place on the night of August 6-7 …