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A monthly podcast for the Jewish community, produced in association with the Jewish Community Centre for London.

A monthly podcast for the Jewish community, produced in association with the Jewish Community Centre for London.
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London, United Kingdom

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The Guardian

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A monthly podcast for the Jewish community, produced in association with the Jewish Community Centre for London.

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English

Contact:

Kings Place, 90 York Way London N1 9GU 0044 20 3353 2999


Episodes

'The most religiously intense street in the UK' – Sounds Jewish podcast

5/10/2016
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In this episode broadcaster and oral historian Alan Dein eavesdrops on a day in the life of Oldhill Street in Hackney, a remarkable corner of London

Duration:00:33:51

Laughter in Jewish culture - Sounds Jewish podcast

12/1/2014
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Alan Dein explores Jewish comedy through the stories of four Jews with a knack for making people laugh

Duration:00:31:07

Sounds Jewish podcast: Jewish hair special

7/8/2014
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Alan Dein explores the world of shampoo, shaving and the sheitl, finding remarkable stories with Jewish hair at their roots.

Duration:00:34:28

Sounds Jewish podcast: encounters

3/7/2014
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From steam baths to barmitzvah memories, Alan Dein digs out four remarkable stories on the theme of encounters

Duration:00:40:26

Sounds Jewish podcast: Chanukah – keeping the flame burning

12/3/2013
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Four stories of Jewish life on the age-old Chanukah theme of tenacity and persistence against the odds: from the Austrian-Jewish refugee who maintained a lifelong love of two sets of parents to the music enthusiast reviving the Latin flame that once burned in Jewish hearts

Duration:00:42:02

Sounds Jewish podcast: in the beginning

10/4/2013
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Four stories of Jewish life on the theme of beginnings, from the Hasidic woman breaking away to start a new life to the discovery of a dark family secret, from the start of a teenage night out at Edgware station to the tasting of the forbidden … a pork wonton

Duration:00:36:25

Sounds Jewish podcast: the Jewish revival in Poland

6/5/2013
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Writer Denise Grollmus goes on a personal journey of Jewish discovery in Poland, the country where 3 million Jews were murdered by the Nazis during the second world war

Duration:00:42:24

Sounds Jewish podcast: Jewish Book Week special

3/1/2013
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A B Yehoshua, Judith Butler and Sam Leith join Hephzibah Anderson at Kings Place to mark Jewish Book Week 2013

Duration:00:40:05

Sounds Jewish podcast: Israeli elections aftermath and the Gerald Scarfe cartoon

2/11/2013
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Naomi Alderman, Yossi Mekelberg and Alexander Bodin Saphir join Jason Solomons to discuss the Israeli elections, the Oscars and the Gerald Scarfe cartoon in the Sunday Times

Duration:00:35:08

Sounds Jewish podcast: why it's been a good year

12/21/2012
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Robert Popper, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Jacob Steinberg join Jason Solomons to discuss why Jewish culture was on-trend this year … and why Jews love Christmas lunch

Duration:00:23:18

Sounds Jewish podcast: the Israel-Gaza conflict

11/29/2012
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Ian Black and Mark Gardner join Jason Solomons to discuss the eight days of conflict between Israel and Hamas in and around Gaza

Duration:00:30:08

A new generation of Auschwitz tattoos – Sounds Jewish podcast

10/16/2012
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Naomi Gryn joins Jason Solomons to discuss the descendants of Holocaust survivors who are tattooing their grandparents' Auschwitz numbers on their own arms. Plus Mark Gettleson on the importance of the Jewish vote in the US presidential election

Duration:00:32:38

Sounds Jewish podcast: theatre director Julia Pascal

7/6/2012
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Joining Jason Solomons this month is theatre director and playwright Julia Pascal

Duration:00:29:34

Rafael Behr on ideas of Jewish identity in the UK

6/1/2012
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Rafael Behr, the political editor of the New Statesman, talks to Jason about the magazine's special edition on British Jewish identity; Laura Marks of the Board of Deputies of British Jews addresses sexism in the Jewish community and Francesca Segal discusses her debut novel, The Innocents, set in north-west London

Duration:00:30:38

Sounds Jewish podcast: memories of London's East End

4/3/2012
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From Petticoat Lane legend Mike Stern to 'bagel poet' Ben Mandelson, we pay tribute to the Jewish East End of London – recalling a lost community whose influence lives on, through its food, its personalities and its spirit

Duration:00:29:13

Sounds Jewish podcast: Jewish Book Week special

2/24/2012
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Joining Jonathan Freedland in a Jewish Book Week special are guests Shalom Auslander, Etgar Keret, Meg Rosoff and David Schneider

Duration:00:34:58

Sounds Jewish podcast: February 2012

2/3/2012
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A discussion about the growing row dividing Britain's Jews over how to relate to British Muslims; an exclusive interview with former war photographer Judah Passow, who's been documenting the faces of Anglo-Jewry; and an interview with Brooklyn-based indie band Girls in Trouble, who combine folk, underground rock – and stories from the Old Testament

Duration:00:30:26

Sounds Jewish podcast: Hanukah and end of year review 2011

12/20/2011
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In this special end-of-year edition of the show, we'll be reviewing the Jewish highs and lows of 2011 and celebrating Hanukah with sugar-laced, deep-fried doughnuts and live music in the studio from Erran Baron Cohen and Jules Brookes. With guests Jonathan Freedland and Rachel Lasserson

Duration:00:43:26

Sounds Jewish podcast: Israel's tent protesters

11/25/2011
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This month we look at the burning issues that fired up the tent protesters in Israel; allegations of misogyny amongst the ultra-orthodox; and political cartoons that have provoked a deluge of hate mail

Duration:00:36:22

Sounds Jewish podcast: Jewish new year

9/27/2011
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We take a journey of sound, music and speech to mark the 10 Days of Penitence, from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur

Duration:00:26:47