The Israel Defense Force is not like other armies, says Colonel Richard Kemp, former commander of the British forces in Afghanistan, who spoke at the Israel Law Center's "Towards a New Law of War" conference. Then, why do we light bonfires on the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer? Historian and author Rabbi Ken Spiro, senior lecturer and researcher for Aish HaTorah's Discovery Seminars and the JerusalemU, tells Yishai that the victory of Lag BaOmer is the victory of Torah over Roman paganism, and therefore is a continuation of the victory of the Maccabees over the anti-Jewish edicts of the Greeks. Then, Yishai is joined in-studio by Yossi Fraenkel, operations officer of the International Unit at ZAKA -- the Israeli emergency response team that specializes in rescue and body identification and extraction -- to talk about his organization's efforts in Nepal, following the earthquake. Finally, a political bomb shell: Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who resigned Monday, just quit the coalition negotiations and will become part of the opposition. Yishai is joined by VOI's political correspondent Raoul Wootliff to discuss the move.
Should Abraham pray for Sodom? Should he listen to God when He commands him to sacrifice Isaac? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss a Torah portion full of moral challenges. Then, Risa Rotman's husband was murdered in the infamous Har Nof Massacre. She joins Yishai to talk about her new book.
More than just a flag With Shavuot rapidly approaching, the managing editor of the Jewish Press online, Yishai Fleisher, broadcasts the second segment from Beit...
Yishai is joined by Elie Pieprz, director of I Vote Israel to discuss the importance of votes cast by Jewish Americans living in Israel to American elections.
Pollard release, Syrian torture, Second day Purim in Jerusalem, the secret criminal mind of Amalek, Bibi no-nonsense speech, and the Klezmer music of Chilik Frank.
Yishai is joined by 'Knesset' Jeremy Man Saltan to breakdown the new coalition in the Israeli government and some proposed law changes by Naftali Bennett.
Yishai is joined by alternative peace activist Yehuda Hakohen to discuss Israel's national anthem and whether the message is dated.
Hillel Penrod epitomizes personal growth. Yishai sits down with Hillel at a Jerusalem falafel restaurant to discuss his journey in search of God and the transitions he undertook - from when he realized he had to leave Christianity, to becoming a Noahide, then a Jew, and now to an Oleh - a new immigrant, to the State of Israel.
Yishai interviews Tamir Druz ( Director of Capra Energy Group) on why some people are so upset about the sale of Israeli natural gas abroad.
Yishai is joined by Brian Schrauger to discuss the current situation in Bethlehem, especially for Arab Christians
Jim Long is a Noahide, a Torah-believing gentile, a filmmaker and publisher, and author of "Riddle of Exodus." He helps get the "philosophical chametz" surrounding the Exodus out of our collective closets. He joins Yishai in-studio, together with Rabbi Michael Shelomo Bar-Ron, author of the just-released "Song of the Creator - Revealing the Super-Intelligent Design of the Pentateuch," which posits that the Five Books of Moses is a perfectly symmetrical document the likes of which could only be written by God. Then, Rabbi Shimshon HaKohen Nadel joins Yishai in-studio to talk about a special mock Pascal Lamb Offering ceremony in Jerusalem he attended along with thousands of other people, among them animal-rights protesters. Listen in!
Get ready for the Day of Atonement with Rabbi Mike Feuer and Yishai. Why does Rosh HaShana precede Yom Kippur? Why is the scapegoat used as a scapegoat? Why do we dunk in the ritual bath before the great day? And is Yom Kippur a joyful or mournful day? Join Yishai and Rav Mike and get your Spiritual Caffein from Jerusalem - and Shana Tova!
Yishai and Malkah talk about needing rain in Israel, preparations for Chanukah, and Yishai renewing his driver's license in Israel.
Yishai and Malkah talk about rain in Israel, Kerry's comments towards Israel, a special musical number, and Sodastream in the Israeli business world.
On his birthday, Yishai hosts Rabbi Mike Feuer at the Western Wall where they discuss false narratives, including those of UNESCO, and Korach's anti-Moses rebellion. Then, Yishai speaks to young Jewish leaders at the Foreign Ministry.
Yishai and Malkah broadcast live from Ben Gurion Airport where they welcome a 747 full of new immigrants to Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 'scandalously accepted a scandalous invitation' from US Speaker of the House John Boehner without giving the White House proper notification. And now, the Obama Administration will 'exact a price.' How? Elie Pieprz, Director of External Affairs at the Council of Judea and Samaria, and the creator of iVoteIsrael elaborates. Then, Shuey Fogel can be your outsourced CFO and help you with your small to medium business and non-profit. But don't be fooled, this banker has an amazing life story which includes leading the Jewish community at Columbia University and much more! What prompted him to leave the US in search of a life in Israel? Listen in and find out!
Chanuka History and Power For Israel’s Future with activist and talented educator Yehuda HaKohen. Yehuda and Yishai discuss the modern battle facing the Jewish...
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.
Malkah shares her exciting adventure helping a young family handle a new arrival on the holiday of Passover. Second, The world’s ‘Happiness Index’ and how Israel ranks in contrast to the world’s other countries. Third, Yishai is joined by Mordechai Taub, a political analyst who formerly worked for the Republican National Committee and now works for Israel’s Likud party, to discuss the American politics and the upcoming election. Finally, Yishai comments on a recent interview from the Charlie Rose show featuring Peter Beinart, a well-known author, political pundit, and associate professor.
Yishai is joined by Jeremy Man Saltan to discuss upcoming elections and the new Likud-Beitenu coalition.
First, Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the steps leading up to the exodus. Then, Yishai takes part in a demonstration against destroying the Jewish community of Amona.
Mideast expert Mordechai Kedar joins Yishai to talk about some odd political developments and alliances in the region. Dr. Kedar, research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and lecturer in the department of Arabic at Bar-Ilan University, offers his insights about Russia’s talks with Syria, Israel’s and Hezbollah’s shared interest in stopping ISIS and the nuclear deal’s unexpectedly negative ramifications for Iran.
(((CLICK BELOW TO HEAR AUDIO))) Yishai Yishai speaks with Antony Lerman, a British writer and former Director of the Institute for Jewish Policy Research, recently...
Yishai and Malkah puzzle over the kerfuffle caused by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's invitation to address the US Congress next month. Then, journalist and anti-terror activist Chana Reich joins Yishai to discuss the Iran-Venezuela axis, and explains why South America is a breeding ground for Iranian-baked Hezbollah terror. Finally, how is the Revelation at Sinai like a nuclear explosion? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai for their weekly "Spiritual Cafe" discussion.