For this special segment, Meir Eisenman, Jerusalem Affairs correspondent, discusses the renewed efforts to control the Jihadist rampage in Jerusalem while Jeremy Saltan, our Knesset Insider, talks about the rift between the State Department and Bibi's Knesset speech.
Yishai and Malkah broadcast live from Ben Gurion Airport where they welcome a 747 full of new immigrants to Israel.
Shlomo Riskin, chief rabbi and co-founder of the Judean settlement of Efrat, rubs Israel's Chief Rabbinate the wrong way. His liberal stance on conversion, women's involvement in religious rites and other issues is now causing the rabbinate to threaten not to renew his contract, as he has turned 75. A slew of rabbis and public officials have come out in support of his continued tenure. Riskin joins Yishai to discuss his relations with the Chief Rabbinate and his positions on Jewish law. Then, in this week's Torah portion in the Book of Numbers, "Naso," God gives direction to the Jewish priests on how to bless the Jewish people: "May God light His face unto you." But does God really have a face? In preparation for Shabbat, Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai to discuss the Priestly blessing, the Nazarite and the seemingly repetitive offerings of the tribe leaders.
Yishai broadcasts from the Menachem Begin Center in Jerusalem where he recently attended the Techelet Conference. He talks with experts and scholars regarding the blue dye and the controversy it has caused in the Jewish world.
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.
Yishai and Malkah talk about Lag B'Omer in Meron, Israeli Arabs finding their identity, and French Jews leaving France en masse to preserve their identity.
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!
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!
Is there a vision for Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria (West Bank)? Nadia Matar explains why her organization, Women in Green, has embarked on the creation of a new policy magazine dedicated to crushing Two-State and establishing Israeli law in the heartland of Israel. Then, Rabbi Daniel Korobkin and the members of the BAYT synagogue of Toronto keep the connection between the Diaspora and Israel strong, support heroes in Israel, big and small, and keep the Jewish story moving forward. The Yishai Fleisher Show puts you on the ground!
Yishai and Baruch Widen discuss the true meanings of Rosh Hashana and how respect and love are needed to achieve true peace in the Middle East.
Yishai and Malkah talk about new pierced ears in the Fleisher house, anti-Israel media bias, and Kerry's attempt at forcing a peace plan in the Middle East.
When the culture war is at its zenith, a Jewish prince, Zimri, breaks all social contracts with a shocking public act of sexual exhibitionism. The leaders are broken, even the great Moses cries. But a new hero emerges - Pinchas! But is his violence justified? And what about today's Gay Pride Parades in Jerusalem? Is the Bible warning us? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai for "Spiritual Cafe" to discuss this dramatic episode.
Yishai and Malkah discuss Tisha B'Av in Jerusalem and respond to Yishai's most recent article on Ynet.
Yishai is joined by Knesset Insider Jeremy Man Saltan to talk about the disappearance and murder of the Israeli teens including a government perspective that has not been heard on public airwaves.
Yishai is joined by the International Director of the Temple Institute, Rabbi Chaim Richman. Together, they discuss the Iranian nuclear threat and the need for the Jewish People to remain strong in the face of danger.
Yishai gives special tour in and around the United Hatzalah Center in Jerusalem.
Yishai and Malkah talk about Arab terrorist release, French Aliyah, and NSA spying in Israel.
Yishai is joined first by Knesset Insider Jeremy Saltan and then by VOI Bureau Chief Daniel Seaman to discuss how PM Benjamin Netanyahu beat the New York Times, the V-15 campaign, US President Barack Obama -- and how the strategies of his enemies backfired. Then, David P. Goldman (known as "Spengler" in his erudite columns), is Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, Associate Fellow at the Middle East Forum and author of "How Civilizations Die (and Why Islam is Dying, Too". He joins Yishai to discuss the hegemonic appetite of Iran, America's explicit acceptance of it, and the mandate that PM Netanyahu has received from Israel's voters to fight it. Finally, Alex Traiman joins Yishai in-studio to discuss the upcoming coalition and the spiritual significance of the Likud victory, using the Purim miracle as a parable.
Yishai presents audio from his recent appearance on Shalom TV's "L'Chaim" with Rabbi Mark Golub. They talk about the need to bring Jews from across the world to visit Israel.
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.
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.
David Swidler, whose satire blog PreOccupied Territory pokes fun at daily life in Israel, joins Yishai to talk about bureaucracy, Israeli drivers and other topics that beg to bear the brunt of humor. Then, students from the Golda Och Academy in West Orange, New Jersey, visit Yishai in-studio. Finally, David Friedman -- a kippa-wearing Israeli who works for the Major League baseball team the Cincinnati Reds as a global associate in its international scouting staff -- joins Yishai in-studio to talk about how his love for Israel and baseball go hand-in-hand.
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.
Can we make Hanukkah great again? Or will Christmas, and other fake narratives win the day? Will the great lie of "make Palestine great again" replace the light of Israel? Plus: the Torah portion of the Lion of Zion!
Yishai and Elie Pieprz, Director of External Affairs at the Council for Judea and Samaria discuss the use of humor and media to combat John Kerry's attempt to force two states.