A New Book Describing the Expulsion Written As a Novel. Also: Should Jewish Women"s Hair Be Covered?
9/4/2011, 1:03 PM
A7 Radio's "Walter's World" with Walter Bingham
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The more articles that are written, broadcasts made and books published about the terrible event of the Expulsion from Gush Katif, the more it will strengthen the public conscience to see to it, that never again will we allow even an inch of our land to be given away, to become a rocked launching site.
Banished, is a novel, based on real and imaginary events that nevertheless have probably happened to someone somewhere in Gush Katif. It’s an interesting read.
Also: Another book which I first brought to your attention in 2005 deals with the complex question of Jewish women and hair covering. The contributors discuss the subject from many angles.
Is it really prescribed by Halacha (Jewish Law) for a woman to cover her hair? The book tells all.
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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.