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William Frankel

Bernard Braden interviews the editor of the Jewish Chronicle about recent controversies in the press and the future of the Middle East

1967 20 mins


In this unbroadcast interview, William Frankel, then editor of the Jewish Chronicle, offers his thoughts on recent political developments a few months after the Six-Day War. He also discusses Israeli foreign policy in the Middle East, antisemitism in Britain, and the growing popularity of Jewish culture for mainstream audiences. Frankel concludes by arguing for the continuing relevance of Judaism in an increasingly secular society.

This interview is one of more than 300 filmed for Bernard Braden's ultimately unbroadcast TV series, Now and Then. Several other examples are also available on BFI Player.