Criticism III: When and If

TFJ Season 2: Episode 9  Character Workshop  Criticizing constructively is an act of friendship and concern. You can help someone, especially if you catch the problem early on before it… [...]

Israel’s Situation on the Eve of Independence is Precarious

TFJ: The Birth of Israel Series 2 Episode 9 There was no secure area in the section of the land allocated to the Jews where the Israelis had a geographic… [...]

Truman’s Old Friend and Former Partner, saves the Day

TFJ: The Birth of Israel Series 2: Episode 8   It is unlikely that had FDR been the president that he would have recognized Israel. Truman was the first to… [...]

How, And How Not, to Criticize.

TFJ: Season 2: Episode 7: Character Workshop   Comparing to others and dealing with the past are no nos. Harsh words cannot be retracted, and even if the offender is… [...]

The State Department was Compelling Truman not to Recognize Israel, Someone Needed to get to the President.

TFJ: The Birth of Israel   Series 2: Episode 6 The Relief Column sent to the Etzion Block were buried in a hasty, shallow grave. When Israel liberated the Etzion… [...]

The UN Confirms Statehood, Preparations for War Begin

TFJ: The Birth of Israel  Series 2 Episode 5   The Partition Plan which would have enabled the creation of a Jewish State was not looking promising.  The American State… [...]

How to Productively Criticise

If you care for your fellow person you will wish to correct them when they are erring. This is not just the domain of parents, but of any loving and considerate individual –… [...]

Palestinians Don’t Negotiate

TFJ Series 2: Episode 3 The British convened conferences to quell the Arab revolt and seek a lasting solution between the Arabs and the Jews. But unless the Arabs received… [...]

How Did the British Cope With the Arab Revolt of 1936-39 and The Evian Conference

TFJ Series 2: Episode 2 The Arab revolt resulted in widespread violence across the land aimed at both Jewish and British targets. British officer and Christian Zionist, Orde Wingate trained… [...]

Anger (1)

TFJ: Series 2: Episode 1 Character Workshop Welcome to our second season of Teller From Jerusalem.    We are kicking things off with an episode on Character Development, focusing on… [...]

EXODUS-1947: The Ship, the Book, the Movie, the Reality

TFJ: Special Episode! The Haganah launched a floating underground railroad to bring immigrants into Israel after the conclusion of WW II. The British enforced their White Paper which forbade Jewish… [...]