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Audio: Should You Say Hallel on Yom Haatzmaut?


How do Israelis celebrate Independence Day? Learn about religious similarities and differences.
5/10/2011, 10:35 AM

A7 Radio's "Welcome to the Tribe" with Gabriella Licsko
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How do different Israelis celebrate Independence Day? Learn about the similarities & differences of different sectors of society such as haredim, secular Israelis, religious Zionists and hasidic groups and their attitudes about Yom Haatzmaut.


Israeli Independence Day in downtown Jerusalem. Photo credit: Ben Bresky.







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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