This Day in Jewish History

1848: The Man Who Co-founded Jerusalem's anti-Zionist Haredi Movement Is Born

Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld believed it was fine for Jews to live in Israel, but not to build a state without God's helping hand.

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Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld
Yosef Chaim SonnenfeldCredit: Zionist Archive, Wikimedia Commons