As previous readers will know, I am a complete novice when it comes to poetry. However I am gradually learning to enjoy reading poetry and will quite often find myself flicking through poetry compilations I own or indeed flicking through the internet to find poems whose words and sounds excite me. 332 more words
Tags » BBC Radio 4
h/t: DL, Amie
One annoying aspect of being an Israeli, or a person with family in Israel, at a time like this is having to listen to pundits (who it is quite safe to assume have never had to grab their children and rush to a bomb-shelter within seconds because of missile fire from terrorists) sitting safely in a studio thousands of miles away and pontificating about the rights and wrongs of a conflict upon which they apparently believe they are qualified to comment because they have read about it in the papers or watched it on television. 1,189 more words
Judging by the amount of correspondence in our inbox on the morning of July 22nd, a great number of people were very dismayed by the peculiar decision made by producers of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme to invite Mira Bar Hillel to speak as a supposedly representative voice of “British-Israeli Jews” as she was introduced by presenter Sarah Montague. 673 more words
On July 17th the BBC News website published an article titled “Three charged over Palestinian Mohammad Abu Khdair murder“.
The report relates to the fact that eleven days… 286 more words