Thought for the Day – BBC Radio Scotland

January 28, 2013

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski presented "Thought for the Day" on BBC Scotland: "New Shoots from the Ashes".


Jonathan Hoffman

Tue, 01/29/2013 - 10:53

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I may be mistaken but I believe Stephen Pollard edits the JC and Jonathan Pollard is detained in the USA at the President's pleasure...

Rich Armbach

Tue, 01/29/2013 - 11:09

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Yes Pollard did rather get chewed up didn't he.


Tue, 01/29/2013 - 13:20

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oops! thanks, jonathan!

the jc used to have a column giving us a heads-up of tv and radio programmes of jewish interest: let's re-start it online


stephen pollard (jc editor, of course!) and cartoonist steve bell debate the allegedly antisemitic scarfe cartoon (from the latest sunday times):
8.21-8.28am on the today programme, this morning on bbc radio 4 …
obviously, you've missed it live, but it can still be heard on iplayer at

see also "Rupert Murdoch apologises over Gerald Scarfe cartoon" at and the scarfe cartoon itself (which scarfe has refused the jc permission to publish and which is behind the sunday times paywall) at eg,7340,L-4338264,00.html

here's my take on it …


Wed, 01/30/2013 - 15:00

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a more convenient way to listen to the pollard/bell debate is this 7-minute stand-alone clip:


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