Jewish Views podcast: Pittsburgh massacre, Kristallnacht, Jewish Film Festival
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Jewish Views podcast: Pittsburgh massacre, Kristallnacht, Jewish Film Festival

Guests on this week's episode include Michael Masters, Richard Verber and Denise Lester, Michael Etherton, Helen Stone, Richard Ferrer & Justin Cohen

People light candles  in Tel Aviv, Israel, in a commemoration of the victims of a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. A shooter opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
People light candles in Tel Aviv, Israel, in a commemoration of the victims of a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. A shooter opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

This week we reflect on the horrific attack in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by speaking to Michael Masters, CEO of Secure Community Network (the American equivalent of CST), Richard Verber, Communications Director of The United Synagogue and Denise Lester who followed the JW3 Vigil.

We also chat to Chief Executive of UK Jewish Film, Michael Etherton, about the UK Jewish Film Festival 2018, and Helen Stone talks about an exhibition she has co-curated at The Wiener Library , marking 80 years since Kristallnacht and who’s family has a close experience of the infamous event.

Editor, Richard Ferrer & News Editor, Justin Cohen review The Jewish News and our Rabbinic Thought for the Week comes from Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg of New North London Masorti Synagogue.

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