TFJ Derives a Lesson from the Birth of Israel Regarding Opportunities Lost

TFJ: Series 1 Episode 29: The Birth of Israel  Prime Minister David Lloyd George said that had the Jews taken advantage of the opportunity they had in 1917 with the… [...]

With Special Guest Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

TFJ: Series 1 Episode 28: Character Workshop  Teller From Jerusalem is very pleased to invite famous lecturer and New York Times best-selling author, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin on to the podcast… [...]

The First High Commissioner in Palestine Made a Huge Mistake

TFJ:  Series 1: Episode 27: The Birth of Israel Herbert Samuel, who was sympathetic to the Zionists, and had advocated for the Balfour the Declaration, appointed Hajj Amin al-Husseini as… [...]

The Yale Five & the Conclusion of Rav Kook

TFJ: Series 1 Episode 25: The Birth of Israel During the 1995-96 academic year, Yale University altered its housing policy to require freshmen and sophomores to live in coed dormitories… [...]

Napoleon Convened the Sanhedrin and Destroyed Jewish National Hope

TFJ: Series 1 Episode 24: Special Episode: The Birth of Israel   After the French Revolution there was a sense that the quest for liberty, egalitarianism and brotherhood were attainable,… [...]

Interview With Special Guest Dr. David Pelcovitz

TFJ: Series 1 Episode 23: Character Workshop With Special Guest Dr. David Pelcovitz  Dr Pelcovitz is a universally renowned psychologist, famed for his uncanny ability to offer advice that is always… [...]

Speaking from Agenda, not from Knowledge

TFJ: Series 1 Episode 22: The Birth of Israel Follow me on a journey from Elihu Yale and the school that bears his name to co-ed bathrooms and dormitories and… [...]

Rav Kook And The Unsolicited Opinion Of Those Unqualified To Opine

TFJ: Series 1 Episode 21: The Birth of Israel At the beginning of the 1900s new settlers arrived in Israel who were very different from the earlier, pious settlers living… [...]

Dr Weizmann… it’s a boy!

TFJ: The Birth of Israel: Episode 21  The issuance of the Balfour Declaration required a number of factors, several key players and significant Divine Intervention. The declaration electrified Jews the… [...]


Teller From Jerusalem: The Birth of Israel Series Episode 19 For those concerned for the future Jewish state, it became apparent that the first priority was to wrest the land from… [...]

Good Environment, Good Habits

Teller From Jerusalem Series 1 Episode 18: Character Workshop  To habituate good habits, avoid an environment where they are not the norm. Disciplined people do not have heroic will power;… [...]