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Audio: Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth! British Jews Disunited


Disagreements among the British Jewish leadership when it comes to the level of anti-Semitism experienced.
6/3/2012, 6:05 PM

A7 Radio's "Walter's World" with Walter Bingham
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Representatives of Britain’s Jewish Community discuss their problems with relevant Israeli organisations at a meeting of the Knesset sub committee on ties with the Jewish World chaired by Einat Wilf MK. It emerged that there are serious disagreements among the community’s leadership when it comes to the level of anti-Semitism experienced, and also the statistics about the views and attitudes of British Jewry to Israel, compiled by Mick Davis, the self appointed CEO, of the Jewish Leadership Council, who is also a trustee of the Portland Trust that works with the Palestinian Authority and finances Palestinian Authority Projects.

Don’t miss this report. And: The hunger strikers who could face another ruthless Gush Katif type expulsion.

Also: They feared for their life to visit Israel, but now in their Middle-age a group of first time Jewish visitors talk about their experiences and what they learned about Israel.

Photo essay: Hunger strikers in front of the Supreme Court in Jerusalem.

Walter interviews hunger striker Nitzanit Riklin.

Walter interviews hunger striker Rabbi Yoel Frank.

"Givat Assaf is our home."

A poster shows Shabbat prayer times. The protesters cmaped out in sleeping bags all weekend.

A poster shows Cabinet ministers' cell phone numbers.

 







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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