Audio: The Philippine Ambassador

Celebrates Their Independence Day with Walter. Also: Where To Learn Hebrew in 2 Weeks, Music and more.
6/12/2011, 7:39 PM

A7 Radio's "Walter's World" with Walter Bingham
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The Philippine Ambassador talks freely with Walter about her country, her life, her ambitions and Israel-Philippine relations. Also: Part 1 of my report about who claims to have found the ‘DNA’ of language learning and how Walter tries their course to speak Hebrew in 2 weeks. If it works for me, expect a rush, so book your place early. And: More from Deputy Prime Minister Daniel Ayalon. Plus: Music and more.

Daniel Ayalon and Petronila Garcia. Photo credit: Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs.

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.
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