Radio News Highlights

  • Shifra Hoffman on Yom Haatzmaut
  • Walter Bingham Protest Report
  • Rally Against Terrorist Release
  • History Moment - Ethiopia Jewry
  • Jerusalem Music Conference
  • ROI Summit Unites Young Jews

Latest Israel Newscast

Last Update:May 27, 5/27/2014

About Gabriella Licsko

Gabriella Licsko is a lecturer on Jewish history and society focusing on different religious communities. She leads tours of different neighborhoods in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem as well as tours across the country. Gabriella holds a bachelor's degree in Culture Studies and a master's degree in Jewish Studies and made aliyah from Hungary in 2007. She hosts the Welcome to the Tribe podcast every Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Israel National Radio.

About Gabriella's Shows

Welcome to the Tribe

Welcome to the Tribe deals with Israeli society and every day life from the hassidic communities to the secular world, from the hilltops of Yehuda and Shomron to the biggest shopping malls, from American olim to exotic Jewish communities from India, Ethiopia and beyond. Tune in for Israeli society, geography and interesting people. Hosted by historian and researcher Gabriella Licsko every Tuesday at 4:00 pm Israel time on Israel National Radio.
Listen to latest show

Gabriella Licsko's Latest Shows

Sephardic Metal Guitar Virtuoso / Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast

Yossi Sassi, the king of Oriental Sephardic metal guitar opens up in this exclusive interview.

Sun, Jul 21
"Slayer" Loves Israel / Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast

Interview with metal legend Dave Lombardo, a founding member of Slayer on why he loves Israel and his upbringing as an immigrant kid.

Sun, May 19
ProgStage Fest Rocks Israel / Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast

Interviews with local & global bands that performed at the ProgStage festival in Israel.

Sun, Nov 04
Comparing Chabad and Breslov / Welcome to the Tribe
Tue, Jul 19
History of Walter Bingham Part 2 / Welcome to the Tribe
Want to know the inside scoop about INR's elder statesman Walter Bingham? Tune in for part 2 Tue, Jul 12
Walter Bingham: The Real Story / Welcome to the Tribe
Want to know the inside scoop about INR's elder statesman Walter Bingham? Tune in.
Wed, Jul 06
Interview with Chief Rabbi Sacks / Welcome to the Tribe
Exclusive interview with Philosopher Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks of the House of Lords. Tue, Jun 28
Most Dangerous Bookstore Ever / Welcome to the Tribe
How could a quality Jewish bookstore be more dangerous than gambling?        Tue, Jun 21
How to Convert to Judaism / Welcome to the Tribe
2 different views on converting to Judaism from a Bnei Brak yeshiva and the Joint Conversion Institute Tue, Jun 07
The Real History of Tel-Aviv / Welcome to the Tribe
Where can you find the settlement of Ahuzat Bayit in Israel today? Tel-Aviv was the "new Jewish " city. Tue, May 24
Lag BaOmer Special! / Welcome to the Tribe

The sociomystical aspects of Lag baOmer - Israel's religious mega-event!   

Tue, May 17
Hallel on Yom Haatzmaut? / Welcome to the Tribe

How do Israelis celebrate Independence Day? Learn about religious similarities and differences.

Tue, May 10
Modern World - Jewish Values / Welcome to the Tribe
Prof. Benyamin Ish Shalom is transforming how Israelis and Jews view themselves and their heritage. Tue, May 03
Pro-Israel Muslims / Welcome to the Tribe
Find out why Israel belongs to the Jews according to Islam and meet the Muslims who preach it. Wed, Apr 13
"Your army camp should be holy " / Welcome to the Tribe
Interview with Rabbi Tzvi Klebanow, a founder of Nachal Charedi the religious, orthodox IDF unit. Wed, Apr 06
Torah Lifestyle with Creativity / Welcome to the Tribe
An interview about the yishuv of Bat Ayin and Midreshet B'erot with Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum Tue, Mar 29
Yaakov "Katzele " Katz Special / Welcome to the Tribe
Yaakov "Katzeleh " Katz on the Yom Kippur War, Ariel Sharon, and the situation in Judea and Samaria. Wed, Mar 23
Jewish Women's Day Special / Welcome to the Tribe
Women's Day Special - Modern Esthers and Women Torah Scholars. Female heroines of the Holocaust. Tue, Mar 15
To Reveal or not to Reveal? / Welcome to the Tribe
Interview with Rabbi Avraham Sutton on how mainstream Judaism reacts to mystical tendencies. Tue, Mar 08
Israeli-American Baseball / Welcome to the Tribe
How Israeli culture affects Americans and how American culture affects Israel.  Wed, Mar 02