A7 Radio's "Walter's World" with Walter Bingham
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Two dozen organizations that bring thousands of High School Students on educational trips to Israel have now joined together as ‘Lapid’, a standardising authority and are finally recognized by the Jewish Agency. Their Co-Chairman explains the importance of such visits before exposure to University. Also: Walter thinks aloud about different aspects of Israeli politics that bother him. And: He talks to Israel National News Editor in Chief. Plus: music.
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Walter Bingham was born in, Germany. Just days before the outbreak of WWII, with the help of a Zionist youth movement he was selected for a place on the ‘Kindertransport’ to Great Britain. Walter saw front line action during the Normandy invasion of Europe and was awarded the Military Medal for ‘Bravery in the Field’. In England Walter also acted in films including several Harry Potter films.
On the day of his Aliyah in August 2004 he transferred his programme ‘Walter’s World’ to Israel National Radio as a weekly Magazine programme and it has been running here regularly ever since.
Walter is an accomplished public speaker and was a member of a visiting panel of lecturers at schools throughout the UK, where he spoke on events in the Third Reich. He has also spoken at schools in the USA and addressed audiences in Israel.