Yishai interviews iconic Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz about his recently-released edition of the Talmud.
Voice of Israels's Binyamin Nakonechny joins Yishai to share the Kabbalistic perspective on rain after Passover. Then, should Israel have public transportation on Jewish holidays? And how does Israel adopt a more environmental, less litter-filled, consciousness? Seth Frantzman, op-ed editor of the Jerusalem Post, and Mati Wagner, editorial page editor of the same publication, join Yishai in-studio to discuss their latest articles, both of which address the question of the character of the Jewish state. Mati also shares his Matza-baking experiences with proud, gun-toting Jews. Finally, Dr. Alan Mazurek, vice chairman of the National Board of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA, and Jeff Daube, director of ZOA Israel, join Yishai in-studio to discuss the possibility of rolling back the nuclear framework agreement; the challenge of the new anti-Semitism on campus; and holding on to history on the Mount of Olives.
Yishai is joined by Land of Israel guide and Bible teacher Meir Eisenman to talk about a recent Knesset tour given around Eastern Jerusalem.
(((CLICK BELOW TO HEAR AUDIO))) Yishai broadcasts on a beautiful evening from Jerusalem’s Mamilla Mall and is joined by Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan. Together,...
Yishai explores how to walk into a Super Target with warrior eyes and find sparks of holiness in all that materialism. Plus: lawyer Marc Zell fights anti-Israel lawfare which seeks to undermine the Jewish narrative.
Why did God create the world, and what does the word "Bereshit" tell us about creation? And does the Torah teach us about the nature of violence in general and blood in the streets of Jerusalem in particular? As we leave the holiday season behind, we enter a new phase in the Torah and a new phase in our lives - let's get it started right! Join Yishai and Rabbi Mike Feuer for a very special Spiritual Cafe filled with new beginnings.
Yishai and Malkah kick discuss a recent violent situation that happened to them in their neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem while returning home from Shabbat Services.
After a two-week hiatus, Yishai and Malkah return to the airwaves to discuss their Pesach experiences in Jerusalem.
A very special Spiritual Cafe as Yishai and Rabbi Ailon Meir drive down the Biblical highway from Jerusalem to Hebron while discussing the Torah portion of Vayera, overcoming fear through Torah, and Abraham's journeys in the very same places.
Yishai is joined by Pastor Dave McGarrah and Charlie Schiffman to share a love of Israel, a love of Bible, and a love of mankind, also an ode to a dearly beloved friend: Charley J. Levine,62, who passed away yesterday. Charley was the founder and CEO of Lone Star Communications, one of Israel's most dynamic public affairs and media relations consultancies.
Yishai and Malkah talk about a recent beauty pageant for Holocuast survivors along with contrasts between new German and Israeli Laws. They also discuss a gift that was recently delivered from a fan.
Yishai uncovers vastly different tastes in everything from Jewish comfort food (with help from Malkah) to Knesset candidates to peace policy in this episode. Colorful culture, deep ideas, and a few tempers running high are all part of the mix as we search for new solutions to age old problems and end with inspiration from the Torah.
Yishai is joined in-studio by political activist Nadia Matar, co-chair of Women in Green, to talk about the concept of Israeli sovereignty over territory talked about by those favoring a "two-state solution." She also discusses a new political journal called "Sovereignty." Then, Yishai is joined by his wife, Malkah, to talk about efforts to have a "normal" life where they live. After three nights of Ramadan, the Jewish community on the Mount of Olives has suffered three consecutive terror attacks. Finally, Yishai uses the secret of the biblical "priestly blessings" to reflect on the goals of the Jewish state.
Yishai expands on Operation Pillar of Defense and is joined by Voice of Israel Bureau Chief Daniel Seaman and his colleague Dr. Ron Schleifer to talk about on the narrative battle between Israel and the Arabs.
JPost op-ed editor Seth Frantzman talks to Yishai about the prosecution of an IDF officer who ordered the shelling of a terror position. They wonder whether Israel is doing this in order to show the world that “we prosecute our own,” so it won’t have to, and discuss the phenomenon of Israeli self-blame.
Alan Weinkrantz is a technology and start-up communications strategist. He joins Yishai in-studio to reflect on twenty years of working with Israeli startups, including the time he thought WiFi was a bad idea. Then, Rabbi Mike Feuer comes in for Spiritual Cafe and discusses the Bible's Game of Thrones, that is the epic battle between Judah and Joseph.
Yishai and Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan discuss Canadian visit to Israel, Bogie Ya'alon's views towards John Kerry, and Jews living in Judea and Samaria.
When the holiest person, the High Priest Aaron, goes into the holiest place, the Holy of Holies, on the holiest day, Yom Kippur! Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai on ‘Spiritual Cafe’ to talk about the holy vestments of the Temple!
Makor Rishon/NRG journalist Zvika Klein joins Yishai in-studio to talk about his shocking new video -- "Ten Hours Walking as a Jew in Paris." Klein discusses creating the video and what it teaches about the state of Jews in Europe. Then, Joel Pollak, the editor-in-chief of Breitbart.com, tells Yishai that "the fact that there is a rift between Obama and Israel does not mean there is rift between America and Israel." Finally, Yishai defends PM Netanyahu's right to speak before Congress, and compares the Israeli leader to Queen Esther -- using the Bible story as an example of the Jews acting to defend themselves.
Yishai and guests discuss Tzohar's attempts to make changes in the Israeli Chief Rabbinate.
In this archive segment, Yishai and Malkah discuss counter-culture Chanukah and the 10th of Tevet fast day.
With the Muslim month of Ramadan approaching, are attacks on Jews in Jerusalem going to increase? Or will the municipality, the new minister of public security and the police going to crack down on jihadist elements? Yishai is joined in-studio by Jerusalem City Councilman and Israel Land Fund director Arieh King to discuss this and the future of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem. Then, Yishai is joined in-studio by Jerusalem Post op-ed editor Dr. Seth Frantzman, who just returned from Irbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, with stories about the real men on the front line against ISIS, the Kurds. Why isn't the US supporting this natural ally?
Yishai and Malkah talk about three young men that have been captured by terrorists and how the situation has caused Jews worldwide to unite with Israel and the Jewish People. They ask, what price should be paid to those that choose to capture and attack Jews worldwide?
Hareidi conflicts flare, inspiration from Jewish blues guitarist Lazer Lloyd, new directions for Arab/Israeli peace, and, finally, how Jewish art students can change the world.
Yishai is joined by Knesset insider Jeremy Saltan to talk about the situation in the government including the dissolving of the Likud-Beiteinu coalition and also preparing for an operation in Gaza.