Quiet on the set! Creation movie - take two! Cue the torrential downpour! Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai for a wet and wild ride with Noah's Ark featuring the rainbow and the Tower of Babel. Then, Malkah Fleisher on thanking Ambassador Nikki Haley and the never-ending history-erasing lies of UNESCO and their ilk.
Join Rabbi Yishai for the first Torah portion, Bereshit. Then, Malkah Fleisher on hearing Yehoram Gaon, Israel's bard, and on John Bolton's declaration against the International Court of Justice.
Rabbi Mike joins Rabbi Yishai to talk about Sukkot including the universal call for humanity to pray in Jerusalem and the post-party of God and the Jews. Then, Malkah Fleisher on building the Sukkah and filling it with a national family love. And, of course, remembering Ari Fuld.
Yishai is in Boston airport on the way to Florida. He reflects on professional sports, on Moses passing the baton to the next generation, on accepting dichotomies, and on the Swiss-precision work of the high priest on Yom Kippur.
Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai for a Rosh Hashanah special where they discuss the chosenness of Israel, the blessings and the curses upon entering the land, and finding joy in times of crisis. Then Malkah on preparing for a new year with a tiny voice of truth and serving up a great holiday menu!
While "Shalom" is one of God's names, are there times when that very word weakens the Jewish people in the face of an implacable enemy? Rabbi Dani Eisenstock joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the Torah portion of 'Ki Tetze' and it's many commandments.
Why are some Jews afraid of other Jews having power? What is the King of Israel's power? Should the Jewish State be liberal with illiberal forces? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to throw off the spiritual luxury of exile and delve into Jewish sovereignty and earthly power.
Where Yiddish makes sense! Yishai is in Vienna and prays at Satmar where he feels strangely comfortable. Yet when he gets back to the hotel he sees Israeli news where police are fighting with the Ultra-Orthodox in the streets. Join Yishai in thinking about the meeting point between the Exile/Diaspora and Redemption/Israel in the meeting point between East and West in Europe.
Is it fair to call Moses the original Zionist? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the Torah portion of Ekev, to understand origins of Zionism, and to get onboard the redemptive mission that Israel is meant to lead.
The Book of Deuteronomy is a Moses' final talk to the nation of Israel. Rabbi Shlomo Katz joins Rabbi Yishai for commentary on the world's greatest speech including the 10 commandments and the Shema. Then, join Yishai and Malkah on vacation on the Israeli Riviera.
Yishai is in on the West Coast for the Nine Days, with no steaks, long showers, or music! But there is an intensity, a yearning, for the rebuilding of Zion. Join Yishai, on the road, for Torah and thoughts from the City of Angels.
Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai in understanding the Torah's command to kill off the Midianites and to establish cities of refuge. Then, Malkah Fleisher joins to discuss the problem of Kosher meat and the Fatwa of the Mufti of Jerusalem.
Rabbi Mike joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the torah portion of Phineas. Then, from the West Bank to the Wild West, Malkah Fleisher defends an American pioneer author from 150 years ago.
Rabbi Mike joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the epic story of Bilaam, the evil wizard, who came to curse Israel in the moment of God's rage. Then, Malkah joins in to talk about Prince William's visit to the Holy Land and summer for kids in Israel.
Rabbi Yishai is reunited with Rabbi Mike Feuer to talk about the anti-Moses Jewish rebellion of the Korach faction. Were Korach, Nathan and Aviram self hating Jews or did they have legitimate grips? And finally, Malkah Fleisher joins to discuss the UN's perfidy.
The land of Israel is a "very very good land!" So says Caleb. Rabbi Yishai is in the Hebron Embassy in Brooklyn after parading with Israel down 5th Avenue to undo the Sin of the Spies by speaking lovingly about God's great gift of the Good Land.
After the giving of the Torah at Sinai, some Jews began to complain: "We're tired of the Manna - we want beef!! We miss Egypt!!" Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai at the Complaints Department. Then, Malkah Fleisher on Hamas' rocket attacks, and on Kuwait's perfidy.
Yishai is back from Australia and back with Rabbi Mike!! Together, they discuss the tragic hero Sampson. Then, Malkah shares her Non-Bake Cheesecake recipe while stomping on the Turkish leader's Turkish Delight.
Join Rabbi Yishai at the North Shore Synagogue of Sydney for a talk on how to deal with anti-Israel media, how to break the delusion of the Two-State solution, and how lovers of Israel can hold hands across the Pacific.
Yishai is in beautiful Australia, loving God's world but always yearning for Zion. But how do you celebrate Jerusalem Day in the Diaspora? And what is Political Kiruv? Join Yishai for a shot of Taquila in Melbourne and for spiritual Aliyah from Down Under.
Why does God tell Jeremiah to buy property in a land He knows will soon be desolate? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the concept of Biblical Nationalism, and the importance of seeing God's Hand in history and in our life today.
Rabbi Yishai goes through the Torah portion and highlights the sin of blasphemy and narrative distortion. Then, Malkah Fleisher joins to discuss Portman-gate and how some Jews give credence to the Hamas narrative of Israeli atrocities.
Rabbi Mike Feuer joins the show to help transition between Memorial Day to the redemptive Independence Day. Then, Yishai teaches leadership Torah at the Knesset. And finally, Rabbi Tuly Weiss talks about putting out the incredible new Israel Bible.
Malkah Fleisher joins Yishai to talk about the bad guys of the past and present. Then, Yishai visits Rabbi Mois Navon to search for the elusive Tekhelet snail. Finally, the words of Mike Bernath, Auschwitz survivor and heroic partisan, who passed away this year.
To believe that the Temple offerings will come back again you need to be unambivalent about the Torah. Listen in as Rabbi Mike Feuer, Eli Pieprz, and Malkah Fleisher join Rabbi Yishai for a show filled with an unambivalent love of Israel and love of God.