From comfort of Boca to the power of DC, to the speed of New York to the glitz of the City of Angels, Yishai is on the road in the US promoting a strong Israel, telling people about the death of Two State idea, and a connecting folks to the Biblical heartland!
First, Yishai presents audio recorded while on the road in Boca Raton, Florida. Then, listen to a recent talk given to a group of millennials who are curious about not only Yishai's worldview but also Jewish nationalism.
Why was Moses' face aglow when he came down from Mt. Sinai? Why did the Jews want a golden calf when they saw that Moses was delayed (or dead)? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss one of the most dramatic Torah portions in the canon - at the end of this episode your face will be on fire as well!
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!
Can't handle those blueprint Torah portions? Can't understand the knobs and flowers on the Menorah? Don't worry about it - Moses has a tough time too! Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai for a discussion that is part engineering, part art, and 100% the sweet Torah of Zion. Plus: your emails!
Why did Elor Azaria get only a year and a half sentence for executing a downed terrorist? Malkah Fleisher joins Yishai for some rowdy Jewish radio from the heartland.
So what are the Ten Commandments? Chapter headings or mnemonics maybe? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to find out!
What gets God’s goat? Complaining. The Children of Israel see the sea split before them, they will witness their enemy’s destruction, and they will eat the holy Manna. But…..
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.
Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai for Spiritual Cafe where they discuss the plagues, God's promises to Moses for a successful process, and the merits and the faults of Shalom Aleichem's Fiddler on the Roof. Then, Malkah joins Yishai to discuss the David's Sling defense system, President Donald Trump's hold on transfer of money to terrorists, and the fate of Israel's soldier, Elor Azaria.
After 8 years of President Obama, he's leaving. But to his consternation, Jews dwelling in their ancestral homeland are staying put. Malkah Fleisher joins Yishai (who's got a mini-flu) to discuss the trans-Atlantic transition and how it affects Israel, Jerusalem and the Arab world. Then, we begin with the book of Exodus, the foundational tale of Moses, the Burning Bush, staffs turning into snakes, and a God who wants Pharaoh to let his people go!
Don't Bury Me in Hackensack!! As Jacob is on his deathbed in Egypt, he makes his son Joseph swear to bring his remains to the Land of Israel. But why not be buried in Egypt? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai..
The family of Israel gets brought down to Egypt after the revelation that Joseph is still alive. Rabbi Mike Feuer is reunited with Rabbi Yishai on Spiritual Cafe where they discuss the repentance for the sale of Joseph and Jacob's fear of leaving the land of Israel. Then, Yishai and Malkah team up to talk about the Elor Azaria verdict, where an IDF soldier was put on trial for shooting dead a downed terrorist. Finally, Yishai's comments on the BBC about the IDF, Jihad, and the rights of Jews in Judea and Samaria.
Yishai is in England! First, Yishai speaks with Jonathan Neumann about the concept of Limmud UK and about practicing pluralism by bringing nationalistic speakers to a predominantly Liberal gathering. Then, a conversation with Lt. Col Peter Lerner, Head of the IDF's Foreign & Social Media desk, about the IDF's positions in social media, Israel's contentious borders, and beyond.
So hard to imagine, but Joseph’s brothers sell him into slavery and that sin reverberates for generations. Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai on Spiritual Cafe to discuss the personality of Joseph, how God talks through dreams, and even how sexual challenges are part of the Messianic process.
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.
Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai for an emotional Spiritual Cafe filled with heavenly ladders and low down dirty tricks. Then, Avi Zimmerman, Director of American Friends of Ariel discusses his new initiative - 'Talk17' - an effort to create new 'Ted Talks' that will get Israel back to the discussion table from which it has been ostracized.
How a bowl of soup changed history? When Jacob feeds his brother Esau he takes the birthright in return, and thus begins an epic battle of enmity between brothers. Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai Fleisher for Spiritual Cafe to discuss this tension and the mysterious character of Issac who in his blindness see's so much.
First, on Spiritual Cafe: Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai to discuss Father Abraham's romantic notion to bury his beloved wife Sarah at the entrance to the Garden of Eden. This leads him to make the first Jewish land purchase in the Land of Israel - in Hebron!! Then, Malkah Fleisher joins Yishai to talk about Elor Azaria - the soldier who shot a downed terrorist in Hebron - and who is now on trial for defending Israel.
First, Knesset Insider Jeremy Saltan on how Trump might effect Israel's policies, how the Muslim call to prayer in the middle of the night might be noise pollution, and how the small community of Amona is making big waves. Then, on Spiritual Cafe, Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai to discuss Abraham's adventures including praying for Sodom not to be destroyed, having a baby at a hundred and laughing about it, kicking out the "Egyptian" son, and finally, almost sacrificing the miracle child to God.
The Trumportunity of a lifetime!!! Yishai speaks in front of a gentile audience as Donald Trump wins the US presidency! Share the moment and learn what the improbable victory could mean for Israel. Then, a powerful Spiritual Cafe about the Torah portion of Lech Lecha (starts at hour 1 minute 19). Rabbi Mike Feuer and Yishai discuss God's call to Abraham to leave his native land, go to the Promise Land, fight wars, circumcise his flesh, and finally, perfect the whole world. Finally, Aliyah Day is born as a celebration of the ingathering of the exiles to Israel!!
The Great Flood was a result of God being fed up with humanity - yet Noah found grace in His eyes and saved the world. But when it was all over, why did the animals refuse to leave that stuffy ark? Join Rabbis Yishai Fleisher and Mike Feuer for this week's animalistic Spiritual Cafe to learn about the secrets of Noah's Ark, the beautiful yet perilous rainbow, the Tower of Babel that went down hard, and finally the appearance of a special man who spoke truth to power - Abraham.
Yishai speaks with Ambassador MK Michael Oren, MK Rabbi Yehudah Glick on the children of Otniel and with Rabbi Mike Feuer on the Big Bang. It's a show not to be missed.
Rabbi Mike Feuer rejoins Rabbi Yishai for "Spiritual Cafe" - this week: the political Fast of Gedaliah and getting ready for the Big Day - Yom Kippur - the Day of Atonement. Also, in the Torah portion, the great prophet Moses gets ready to hand over the reigns of power to Joshua, and that is not an easy moment for the Jewish people as one great leader leaves and another era - the era of the Land of Israel - emerges.
Amir Ohana is a former General Security Services officer, a lawyer, a gun-rights activist, and Israel's only openly gay Knesset Member. While he is liberal on some matters, don't lump him in with the pro-Two-State, land giveaway crowd - on these issues he is a hawk! Yishai speaks with Likud MK Ohana in Hebron.