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This flagship podcast series from UN News takes its name from the words that correspondents at UN Headquarters in New York hear each night, at the end of the working day. We highlight the in-depth human stories behind the UN’s work and the way that it touches and impacts ordinary lives around the world.
 
An unashamedly Jewish comedy chat show where all are welcome! Jew Talkin' To Me? is hosted by award winning comedians, Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon, and produced by Russell Balkind. Each show features two guests from the entertainment industry sharing their views on a variety of topics connected to modern Jewish life in a secular world, as well as their memories of growing up Jewish. Both Philip and Rachel are well known as Jewish comedians on both the mainstream and community circuit and ...
 
This unit will give you an opportunity to think about some of the key concepts and methods of the discipline of Religious Studies. You will meet examples of different forms of religious practice and belief, mostly from Britain and India. This study unit is just one of many that can be found on LearningSpace, part of OpenLearn, a collection of open educational resources from The Open University. Published in ePub 2.0.1 format, some feature such as audio, video and linked PDF are not supported ...
 
Cantor Azi Schwartz is a world-renowned vocal performer and recording artist whose music reaches both Jewish and interfaith audiences internationally. His craft of Jewish liturgical music has been described as emotionally moving, spiritually uplifting, and artistically dynamic. Azi grew up in a traditional community in Israel. His grandfather, also a cantor, inspired Azi to pursue his passion and inclination for singing and music. After graduating from the Tel Aviv Cantorial Institute and st ...
 
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For the last episode in our mini-series exploring some of the ocean-related issues facing Barbados, Conor Lennon went to one of the sea turtle nesting grounds on the southwest of the island. He met members of the Barbados Sea Turtle Project, which has been successful in restoring the turtle population on the island, despite a host of challenges, in…
 
In our third episode looking at ocean-related issues facing the eastern Caribbean island nation of Barbados, released in the run-up to the UN Oceans Conference, we turn to the issue of the coral reef. Barbados’s reef has been declining for decades, hit by decades of pollution and the climate crisis. CORALL, a volunteer organization supported by the…
 
This is the second in a four-part mini-series, released in the run-up to the UN Oceans Conference, exploring some of the ocean-related issues facing the eastern Caribbean island nation of Barbados. This episode focuses on the pollutants that, for decades, have poured into the coastal waters, a result of agriculture and the development of the island…
 
In a four-part mini-series, released in the run-up to the UN Oceans Conference, we explore some of the ocean-related issues facing the eastern Caribbean island nation of Barbados. This episode concentrated on the worrying spread of sargassum seaweed, which arrived unannounced in 2011, and has been a regular fixture on much of the coastline ever sin…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. It's the final episode of the series and this week’s guests are American comedians Leah Forster and Daniel Lobell. Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are American stand up comics Judy Gold and Avi Liberman. Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about the show. Subscribe …
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Israeli comedian Daphna Baram and American actor & comedian, Mike Capozzola. Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think abou…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are actor and writer Marcus Freed, and producer and director Howard Reichman Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about th…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Vagina Museum founder Florence Schechter and writer/journalist Tim Samuels. Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are writer Francesca Segal and poet and Joshua Seigal. Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about the show. Facebook: @Jew…
 
In this episode FAIR's Research team breaks down our latest report which pegs the illegal alien population at 15.5 million as of the end of 2021, and discusses how much this cohort costs American taxpayers.Here's the report: https://www.fairus.org/issue/illegal-immigration/2021-update-how-many-illegal-aliens-live-united-states…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are chef Denise Philips and CEO of JW3 Raymond Simonson. Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about the show. Facebook: @J…
 
“We can’t heal by ignoring what happened” – that’s one of the key demands for greater racial justice in the United States, from the founder of the influential 1619 Project, Nikole Hannah-Jones. For this latest edition of our ‘Lid is On’ podcast, she sat down with UN News’s Ben Malor to discuss the need for a deeper reckoning with the history of sla…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are comedians Rose Johnson and Carey Marx. Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know what you think about the show. Facebook: @JewTalkin Twitt…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Holocaust survivor/TikTok phenomenon Gidon Lev, and his partner author and editor Julie Gray Follow them on social media, follow US on social media and don't forget to let us know wha…
 
Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger & Philip Simon for their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guest is author Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket, creator of A Series Of Unfortunate Events which has sold over 60 million copies and been adapted for both the big and small screen! His newest …
 
International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai, the world’s largest humanitarian hub with some 135,000 square metres of warehouse space, has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, medical supplies far outstrip other emergency items stored at IHC, in terms of volume and dollar value, and the amount of material held at the hub has grown ex…
 
As the UN independent expert on contemporary racism and intolerance, Tendayi Achiume leads a worldwide effort to combat related human rights violations and tackle systemic racism, through fact-finding missions on the ground, investigating alleged violations, and submitting her findings to the UN Human Rights Council and General Assembly in New York…
 
Growing up in California’s Silicon Valley, African-American Derrick León Washington took note of the socio-economic disparity around him, and knew early on, there was something unjust about what he saw. Given the opportunity to explore dance as a teenager, he saw most weren’t so lucky, leading him on a mission to explore how he could be of service …
 
At times it seemed that a COP26 resolution was still hours or even days away but, on Saturday evening, a final document was finally adopted, despite the misgivings expressed by many countries at revised language regarding fossil fuels. COP26 President, Alok Sharma, seemed close to tears at one point, betraying the enormous pressure felt by so many …
 
With negotiators still haggling over the details of the COP26 final declaration, Conor Lennon and Laura Quiñones look back over two extremely busy, sleep-deprived weeks of announcements, protests and hopeful pronouncements. Thanks for tuning into the Daily Lid Is On episodes from Glasgow, and please subscribe to our flagship news podcasts! You can …
 
In theory it is the penultimate day of COP26, but this is dependent on negotiators reaching a final agreement, with many thorny details still to be ironed out. Thursday was also Cities, Regions and Infrastructure day, and our team in Glasgow – Conor Lennon and Laura Quiñones – talk to mayors, activists, and a record-breaking explorer, to get a feel…
 
It’s looking more and more likely that electric vehicles will dominate the roads of the most developed countries within the next few decades. But will the Global South become the world’s dumping ground for old, polluting cars? In today’s episode of The Lid Is On from COP26, Conor Lennon and Laura Quiñones speak to some leading experts from the road…
 
Little Amal, the giant puppet of a Syrian refugee girl was, literally, the biggest figure at COP26 on Tuesday, where the main theme was gender. She took to the main stage today, alongside Samoan climate activist Brianna Freuan, who reminded delegates that women and girls bear the brunt of the climate crisis. The day also focused on issues surroundi…
 
Even if we were to cut all the world's greenhouse gas emissions tomorrow, we would still be left coping with rising temperatures and an unpredictable climate. That’s why adaptation is, literally, a hot topic at COP26. Nevertheless, the annual $100 billion promised for climate finance in the 2015 Paris Agreement – half of which was to be earmarked t…
 
Mankind’s impact on the planet is causing it to react against us, provoking extreme weather events in every corner of the world. But there is a growing realization that, rather than inventing new technology to tackle the climate crisis, we can harness nature to help us solve the problem. In today’s episode of the Lid Is On, Conor Lennon and Laura Q…
 
The anger of climate activist Greta Thunberg, one of the leading voices of the demonstrations in Glasgow City Centre on Friday, threatened to drown out the events taking place within the COP26 conference centre. Yet, there were many youth voices inside, engaging with government leaders, the UN and others. On today’s episode of The Lid Is On, Conor …
 
Energy was the main theme of COP26 on Thursday, with a particular focus on ending the world’s reliance on coal. However, to achieve the UN’s aim of achieving clean and reliable access to energy for all by 2030, all countries need to speed up the transition away from all fossil fuel sources, and switch renewable sources. On today’s COP26 episode of …
 
Day three of COP26 was dominated by climate finance: how to ensure that the financial sector moves definitively away from fossil fuels and instead invest in initiatives that push the global economy towards sustainability. Conor Lennon and Laura Quinones share the main stories of the day, and explain why, in the context of climate change, insurance …
 
Several new pledges were made on the second day of COP26, the UN climate conference, but the reforestation commitment made by the public and private sector attracted the most attention. In today’s Colombia-tinged COP26 episode of The Lid Is On, Conor Lennon and Laura Quinones discuss the main events of the day, as well as Prince William, methane, a…
 
The 26th UN climate conference, or COP, opened with a World Leaders Summit on Monday, and a characteristically blunt speech from UN chief António Guterres. It’s the start of a mammoth two-week event, which some are calling the last best chance to save the planet. Conor Lennon and Laura Quinones are on the ground throughout the conference, to give y…
 
In this episode we talk about the all-time high number of illegal aliens crossing the border and President Biden's nomination of an open borders, sanctuary city advocate to lead Customs and Border Protection.https://www.immigrationreform.com/2021/10/20/bidens-customs-and-border-protection-pick-admits-that-the-administrations-policies-need-to-change…
 
Kaylee Werner was a teenager when a gunman attacked the Tree of Life Synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh, on October 27, 2018. It was the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the nation’s history, with 11 people killed and nine injured. Kaylee, who is Jewish, wasn’t at the synagogue that day, but she bears the scars: one of her relatives …
 
A special episode from FAIR's 14th annual radio row event, Hold Their Feet to the Fire, where more than 60 radio hosts broadcasted from DC to hold politicians accountable for the crisis at the border and poor U.S. immigration policies. Interview guests included lawmakers, sheriffs, immigration experts, angel families, and many others. In this episo…
 
For UN Secretary-General António Guterres, this is a pivotal moment for mankind, which is on the brink of global catastrophe, but has the tools to create a fairer, cleaner world, if the political will can be found. In September, Mr. Guterres outlined his vision of how international cooperation needs to develop over the next 25 years, in “Our Common…
 
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