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Teller From Jerusalem

Apr 28, 2021

TJF Birth of Israel Episode 12 

For the first time in 2000 years Jews had gathered in one place to declare that they were no longer willing to be bystanders on the stage of world history.


Representing all social strata and every variety of Jewish thought, 200 delegates convened to proclaim that the time had come to...

Apr 21, 2021

TFJ: The Birth of Israel - Episode 11

From the Bible it is clear that Israel is the natural soil that can nourish a Jewish soul. Assimilated Herzl was unaware of Jewish tradition and how inviolate the tradition that Jews must ultimately return to their ancient homeland. Herzl got nowhere with either the Sultan or the...

Apr 14, 2021

Teller From Jerusalem – Series 1 Episode 10 – Character Workshop

Who is a hero and who is mighty? In order to be able to access our strengths we must be aware of our weaknesses.

TFJ takes a look at the failing of “envy” that need not even govern the lives of athletes.

Thanks: video, Eliezer Cohn; special...

Apr 7, 2021

Teller From Jerusalem – Series 1 Episode 9 – The Birth of Israel

For many Jewish leaders, the Kishinev Pogrom was transformative.

To Herzl, Kishinev was further evidence that Jews desperately needed a home – wherever they could create it.

Thus, when he spoke about Kishinev, he did not refer to it as an event or a...