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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:04 PM

BBC Apologises To Chief Rabbi Over On-Air Gaza Question

The BBC has apologised to the chief rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, after Radio 4's Today presenter Evan Davis asked him a question about the violence in Gaza without telling him he was live on air.

When Sacks finished his Thought for the Day on Friday morning, Davis asked him to comment on the Gaza situation before he left the studio.

Sacks, seemingly unaware that he was live, said "I think it's got to do with Iran, actually", before Davis' co-presenter Sarah Montague whispered: "We, we're live."

His tone then changed markedly and he called for "a continued prayer for peace, not only in Gaza but for the whole region, no one gains from violence".

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/nov/16/bbc-apologises-chief-rabbi-jonathan-sacks-gaza

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:08 PM

1. It has nothing to do with Iran

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Response to still_one (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:26 PM

2. Except for all the rockets they supplied.

And all the money they paid to shoot them at Israeli civilians.

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Response to Fozzledick (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:31 PM

3. What i was,referring to was that this was somehow a prelude to an attack on or by Iran directly, and

It isn't

At least what started this series isn't

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