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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.
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.
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.
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.
While in Southern California, Yishai spoke with renowned trauma and grieving expert Dr. Ken Druck about 9/11, about coping with terror in Israel, and about the death of Dr. Druck's own daughter and his 5-point system of "honoring" the dead with a recipe for life.
On this week's show: Kings, Prophets, Priests, and Necromancers all compete for power - but who is top dog?? And is there a separation of Shul and State? Rabbi Yishai is joined by Rabbi Mike Feuer to discuss the Torah's system of Israeli governance and how to balance Biblical politics with the commandment to walk simply with God. Plus, how to keep the fruit trees from being harmed in a time of war. Prepare for Shabbat with Spiritual Cafe!
Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai Fleisher to say good-bye to the Book of Numbers, the book of Jewish politics and Jewish leadership, and begin the Book of Deuteronomy, the book of "things" - the book of Jewish philosophy. While, on the one hand, Moses recounts his proud moments of conquest in the trans-Jordan, he prepares Joshua and Caleb and a young nation for the heavy lifting of conquering the Land of Israel and of setting up a model society. Next, Rabbi Yishai reads your "I am a listener" emails, and finally, the Rio Olympics - why is the water so darn dirty??
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.
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.
This week, a "Spiritual Cafe" hour-long special: The Torah shifts its camera angle from a story about the Jewish people to the perspective of other nations who are afraid of Israel and their God. After realizing that physical weapons are futile, the evil King Balak hires the wicked wizard Balaam to curse the Jews - will he succeed? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai for an in-depth discussion of this epic struggle between blessings and curses and trails the Biblical narrative which includes a wise-ass she-donkey who talks back to her master, a Godly angel with a drawn battle sword, and ill-advised Jewish forays into licentiousness and even fecal idolatry. Don't miss the drama!
Shai Ish-Shalom, an Israeli commando from the fabled Sayeret Matkal unit, participated in the daring Entebbe rescue operation 40 years ago this week. He joins Yishai at the Caliber 3 anti-terror tactical school in Gush Etzion. Shai is one of the people who have made the Israeli security and military establishment world famous - don't miss this interview. But first, Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai on Spiritual Cafe to discuss the mutiny within the ranks of the Levites. What did Korach "take"? And how can a mere flower signal a time of peace and God's eternal connection to the children of Israel?
(((CLICK BELOW TO HEAR AUDIO))) First, on Spiritual Cafe, Rabbi Mike Feuer and Yishai discuss the Death that was let into the world with the...
First, Rabbi Mike Feuer is reunited with Yishai on ‘Spiritual Cafe’ where they comment on last week’s show in asking whether homosexuality should be a topic of Jewish discussion? Then, the dichotomy of those who want to eat the “quail” (to complain against God) and those who a Second Passover, that is, be closer to Him. Finally, Yishai’s controversial talk in Scottsdale Arizona – “Is Two State Dead?”
First, is it too late for the American campus? Yishai speaks with Ron Krudo, Director of Campus Affairs at "Stand With Us" - the premier pro-Israel advocacy organization, about winning back the Israel narrative. Then, Yishai visits the LA Museum of the Holocaust with Randol Schoenberg, the U.S. attorney and genealogist who helped recover Jewish artworks stolen by the Nazis, as depicted in the 2015 film, Woman in Gold.
Author and undercover reporter Tuvia Tenenbom joins Yishai to tell the tale of his very serious, but very funny infiltration into the heart of the anti-Israel propaganda machine. Guess what? It's not only the Jihad, its also mainstream Europe that is complicit with the Israel delegitimization campaign. Then, Rabbi Mike joins Yishai on Spiritual Cafe to discuss Biblical economics and the brotherhood of the Jewish people that can only come about in the Land of Israel.
First: When God punishes us, is that a show of anger or of love? On Spiritual Cafe, Rabbi Mike Feuer explains the Torah's gift of spiritual blemishes, slaps from God, that are meant to make us better. Then, Yishai visits the Israel Video Network's award ceremony for most inspiring pro-Israel video. Yishai speaks with award winner (and brother) Josh Fleisher who made the viral hit "The Shuk Gallery", high tech mogul Hillel Fuld, popular Jerusalemite Periscoper Solonge, and more!
First: Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai on Spiritual Cafe to discuss why the Bible prescribes such demanding dietary laws - Kosher eating! Then, how about a Kosher trip around the world, like a Kosher Scotch tour in Scotland, and then to the homeland on the Pilgrimage Festivals? David Walles of Eddie's Kosher Travel will get you there. Finally, when is it Kosher to shoot dead a downed terrorist? What does morality call for? Yishai and Mottle Wolfe duke it out!
Yoni Berg is a master tour guide with a painful past. Confronted with his reality and Inspired by an image at the Holocaust Museum, Yoni's .45 is emblazoned with a Jewish star. He joins Yishai to talk about Jewish weapons, Alexander the Great, terror that hits home, and touring the beautiful land of Israel. But first, get ready for Shabbat with Spiritual Cafe and Rabbi Mike Feuer!! This week: facing terror in the Holy Land - how are we to cope with the horrific images of axe-wielding terrorists attacking Jews like the Middle Ages? Then, how is the Shabbat (Sabbath)like the Tabernacle? It's God's abode in time! Finally, the creative power of Bezalel - the Bible's first artist. Can we make our life a work of art?
Former Knesset Member Rabbi Dov Lipman is now the Director of Public Diplomacy in the office of the Vice Chairman of the WZO. Dov recently went to Sweden to confront a nation whose Foreign Minister accused Israel of extra-judicial killing. Is there any point to engaging anti-semites? Dov joins Yishai for a frank assessment of Israel's public diplomacy.