Yishai is joined by Lt. Col. Yedidya Atlas to share wisdom gathered from fighting for the Land of Israel for 40 years. Yedidya also discusses studying at Merkaz HaRav under Rabbi Zvi Yehuda Kook and the roots of Arutz Sheva, the radio station where Yishai was formerly the Programming Director.
Yishai and Malkah are joined by celebrity Kosher chef Jamie Geller to discuss her organization along with her family's upcoming Aliyah to Israel.
Yishai is joined by 95-year-old Jerusalem resident Dan Nadel, a five-time decorated WWII hero, who led troops in the Battle of the Bulge and in the liberation of France from the Nazis. In honor of VE Day, commemorating the Allied victory over Nazi Germany (marked on May 8), Nadel, tells the tale of fighting across Europe, and eventually fulfilling his Zionist dream. Then, Yishai is joined in-studio by foreign correspondent Anne-Marie O’Connor to talk about her award-winning book, "The Lady in Gold," that chronicles the fight for restitution of Gustav Klimt's iconic "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer," confiscated by the Nazis in Vienna just prior to World War II.
Yishai is joined by Jeremy Man Saltan to discuss upcoming elections and the new Likud-Beitenu coalition.
Likud party member Ze'ev Jabotinsky, namesake and grandson of the famous Zionist leader, discusses his grandfather's legacy with Yishai. On the 75th anniversary of the original Ze’ev Jabotinsky’s death, his descendent — the CEO of Tagar Computer Systems and an advocate for Israel’s rights under international law — talks with Yishai about the man and the legend.
Can Jewish and Muslim narratives co-exist? Eliyahu McLean's multi-cultural outlook helps him merge Jewish and Muslim narratives which are seemingly on a collision course. Then, is America the final Diaspora? Rabbi Ken Spiro joins Yishai in-studio to understand the Biblical character Joseph, and his archetypal exile leadership model.
We can't defeat Israel in field combat, so let us beat them with their own power - the spirit! Thus did Balak, King of Moab reason, and hired the bizarro prophet Bilam to curse the Jews. Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai, and a talking donkey, in the fight to turn Bilam's curses into blessings.
On this super-packed show: Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai on "Spiritual Cafe" to discuss Jewish rights, or lack-thereof, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem as well as Israel-Diaspora relations as seen through the Torah portion. Then, Yishai interviews terror survivor Hadass Mizrachi whose husband was murdered before her eyes - how does she raise her kids with joy? Finally, Yishai sits down with Joe Sabag, US Director of the Israel Allies Foundation to discuss the monumental shift in the Republican platform and how to fight BDS with good laws and policies.
Yishai interviews Malkah's grandfather, Michael Bernath about his experiences in Europe during World War II including surviving the Holocaust.
Yishai interviews several leading thinkers while attending the third annual Conference on the Application of Israeli Sovereignty Over Judea and Samaria, recently held in Jerusalem.
Yishai delves into two issues of intrigue: the Kabbalah and women. The holiday of Lag BaOmer is all about the victory of authentic Jewish culture and the Kabbalah -- the mystical doctrines of the Torah. But what does that really mean? Can someone explain what the Kabbalah actually is? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai for a peak into the hidden, and inner, planes of Judaism. Then, being a woman today means balancing family and career, leaving self-growth neglected. This was the impetus for the Jewish Women's Renaissance Project, created to give Jewish women a chance to explore Israel, Judaism and themselves, while making friends similarly seeking a meaning-filled life. Yishai is joined in-studio by partnerships director Ariella Milobsky and trip director Tzippy Lieberman, who share their personal stories of growth and redemption, and discuss the that arose from Jewish women's yearning for more.
Rabbi Mike Feuer, the Educational director at Yeshivat Sulam Yaakov joins Yishai to discuss the need for strength for the Nation of Israel.
Yishai speaks with, Ankie Spitzer, wife of slain fencing coach Andre Spitzer about the fight (especially against the Olympic Committee) to keep the memory of the Israeli Olympic Team murdered in Munich alive.
Who built and rebuilt the walls of the Holy City over and over again -- and Why? Yishai is taken on a historical journey through Jerusalem with with master tour guide Meir Eisenman for a Jerusalem Day special retrospective. Then, Yishai is joined by Rabbi Shimshon HaKohen Nadel to discuss the Jewish People's eternal connection to Jerusalem, and plays songs of yearning for the Holy City's total redemption. If God chose to make an abode for Himself in the lower world in this particular place -- the embodiment of unity -- why is the world trying so hard to divide (internationalize) it?
Yishai and Malkah talk about a flight of new Olim from North America along with recent happenings in the life of the Fleishers and end by talking about the importance of Elul in the Jewish calendar.
Aliyah in stages, Mike Huckabee visits Jerusalem, understanding revolutionary Zionism historically and practically with a special memorial event for Avraham "Yair" Stern.
With rain falling in Israel, Yishai discusses the need for infrastructure to capture more of that rain. Good leadership is also a blessing: Yishai explains why he appreciates Deputy Knesset Speaker MK Moshe Feiglin and Economics Minister Naftali Bennet. Then, Rabbi Shimshon HaKohen Nadel is an author and educator who lives in Har Nof, he gives a status on how the ultra-Orthodox community is coping. Finally, Knesset Insider Jeremy Saltan discusses new laws and bills that seem to point to a nationalist Zionist trend in Israel.
Former MK Rabbi Dov Lipman, Russian Jewish leader Alex Selsky, and alternative peace activist Rabbi Yehuda HaKohen join Yishai at the World Zionist Congress to talk about Hebrew indigenous rights, the Russian Diaspora's nationalism as a model, and bridging global Jewish divides.
For this special show Yishai is in Brooklyn! And being in the Diaspora colors his understanding of the Torah portion where Jacob struggles with an angel of Esav - or is it the the struggles of Jacob with Israel, the Exilic Jew fighting the redemption? The women in Jacob's life struggle as well: Dina is raped, Rebecca dies without seeing her son come home, and Jacob's beloved Rachel dies in childbirth before making it to Hebron. Join Rabbi Yishai for thoughts on the struggles of the founding Jewish family as they finally come to the Land of Israel.
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.
Yishai and Malkah read a letter from a listener, talk about Israel's placement in the world, and discuss current events.
Yishai presents a shiur on Parshat Shelach he gave at Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck, New Jersey. This is part one.
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 presents the audio from a speech he gave last week at Ohab Zedek on New York’s Upper West Side. In the first half, he talks about post-election government coalition building.
Yishai gives his commentary about Michelle Bachmann’s talk at the Manhigut Yehudit Yom Haatzmaut dinner.