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August 30, 2015 / 15 Elul, 5775
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Why Mariah Carey is a Hero

Friday, August 21st, 2015

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Yishai discusses the tide of performers coming to Israel, and the tide of anti-Iran deal Democratic senators rising up.

It takes guts to overcome the anti-Israel bias and to fly in to perform in Israel. But that is exactly what some performers are doing, like pop superstar Mariah Carey, who performed in front of 12,000 fans at Rishon LeZions’s Live Park Amphitheater. Elie Pieprz, Founder of the International Division of the Counsel of Judea & Samaria and VOI’s Knesset Insider Jeremy Saltan join Yishai to discuss the tide of performers coming to Israel, and the tide of anti-Iran deal Democratic senators rising up.

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Conversion Conversation

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

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Yishai is joined by David Isaac Simpkins, a convert and former US soldier. Meet David Issac Simpkins, who spent ten years in the US military, including fighting in Afghanistan, and four years becoming an officer in West Point where he became interested in Judaism and subsequently converted. Hear Simpkins along with Rabbi Kenny Cohen, the founding rabbi of the Young Israel Century City, Los Angeles ( who helped Simpkins convert) tell Yishai about David’s remarkable journey.

Yishai Fleisher on Twitter: @YishaiFleisher
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It’s a Boy

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

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Jerusalem Post op-ed editor Seth Frantzman talks with fellow new father Yishai They discuss the fact that Seth’s wife is Ethiopian, and talk about that community’s special customs surrounding childbirth — and how they reflect the state of Israeli society. Also, Seth reports on the Jerusalem Wine Festival — at least whatever he remembers of it from his alcohol haze.

Yishai Fleisher on Twitter: @YishaiFleisher
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Spiritual Cafe: ‘Hebrew,’ ‘Jew,’ ‘Israelite’

Friday, August 14th, 2015

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Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai to talk about the weekly Torah portion.

They talk about the significance of the Jewish people having at least three names. They also wonder why so many Jews forget the astounding investment our people have made to keep our nation Jewish.

Yishai Fleisher on Twitter: @YishaiFleisher
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The Umbrage of Ultra-Nationalist Baruch Marzel

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

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The follower of the Meir Kahane ideology tellsYishai and Jeremy Saltan about taking on opponents with political theater.

After Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon took measures to empty the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs in Hebron of Jews learning Torah prior to his visit, his car was jumped on by Marzel. He explains why he acted as he did, and why he has no plans to change his tactics.
Yishai Fleisher on Twitter: @YishaiFleisher
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When the Middle East Creates Strange Bedfellows

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

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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.

Yishai Fleisher on Twitter: @YishaiFleisher
Yishai on Facebook

‘We Are Not a Sick Society’

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

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JPost op-ed editor Seth Frantzman talks to Yishai about Israel’s self-flagellating reaction to recent acts of Jewish violence.

On the heels of acts of terror committed by Jews, the two discuss what the appropriate national response is to the crimes of individuals, and the responsibility of the authorities. Then, they debate the history and legitimacy of administrative detentions in Israel.

Yishai Fleisher on Twitter: @YishaiFleisher
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