Audio: How the Anti-Zionist Rabbi Teichtal Ended Up Promoting Aliyah

Rabbi Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal was an avowed hareidi anti-Zionist... until the Holocaust.
1/18/2011, 11:22 PM

A7 Radio's "Welcome to the Tribe" with Gabriella Licsko
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In the first episode of the new show, Welcome to the Tribe, Gabriella Licsko tells the tale of Rabbi Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal who was raised anti-Zionist but ended up supporting the Zionist movement and writing a book about aliyah before he was murdered in the Holocaust. Hear about the life, thoughts and ideological development of the author of Eim Habanim Semicha, a book on Eretz Israel, redemption and unity.

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.
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