Kindertransport 80th Anniversary, 'Whitechapel Noise' and Mitzvah Day 2018

Nov 21, 2018, 08:13 PM

This week Clive, Kate & Tony speak to Sir Erich Reich of the Association of Jewish Refugees, about an event that HRH Prince Charles hosted to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport. Author and Historian, Dr Vivi Lachs chats about her book 'Whitechapel Noise' which explores Jewish immigrant life through Yiddish song and verse. Founder of Mitzvah Day, Laura Marks OBE tells us about the success of this years' event and why there was a lot of chicken soup involved! We also say a fond farewell to Sports & Community Editor, Andrew Sherwood who's leaving the Jewish News after 15 years. Features Editor, Fran Wolfisz reviews The Jewish News and our Rabbinic Thought for the Week comes from Rabbi Stephen Katz of Edgware & Hendon Reform Synagogue.