The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: March 13th, 2015Media → Radio
Yishai raises the issue of Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani talking about the honor to fight ISIS. Yishai wonders why Israel does not use that kind of language when fighting jihadists. Also, Yishai asks why Iran's supreme leader thinks that the open letter from Republican senators signals "disintegration" in Washington. Then, Knesset Insider Jeremy Saltan joins Yishai to explain the latest Israeli election polls, the swing towards the Zionist Union party and why he says that PM Benjamin Netanyahu will probably end up being the next PM. Finally, on Spiritual Cafe: Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai to talk Torah. Why did the Jewish people turn to the Golden Calf, and what is meaning of the incomprehensible commandment of the Red Heifer, which purifies from the energy of death and brings us into the Temple in Jerusalem.
Posted on: March 12th, 2015Media → Video Picks
I came across this practical, yet amusing video on how to making your house kosher for Pesach. It’s in Hebrew with English subtitles. Well worth watching, whether you know how to make your house kosher, or not yet.
Posted on: March 12th, 2015Media → Radio
Did the courageous speech of PM Netanyahu, who stood up on a world stage and proclaimed that an Iran deal is dangerous, provide Republican senators with the strength to draft and address a letter to the Iranian regime, undercutting President Obama's plans? Why did Jordan's King Abdullah blame Israel, once again, for regional instability?And who is really dividing Jerusalem? Also, what was American comedian and radio host Joe Piscopo doing at the Voice of Israel? Yishai gives the answers. Then, Kenneth L. Marcus, president and general counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, and author of the award-winning "Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America" -- and Paul Miller, executive director of the Salomon Center, who wrote an article about anti-Semitism on college campuses -- join Yishai to discuss the dark truth about Jew-hatred at American universities.
Posted on: March 11th, 2015Media → Video Picks
For more pictures from this year’s Dames of the Dance, click here. To get tickets (women only), go to www.damesofthedance.com or call 052-957-0802.
Posted on: March 11th, 2015Media → Radio
Dr. Mordechai Kedar is Research Associate at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies at Bar Ilan University, a renowned expert on radical Islam, and served for 25 years as Lt. Col. in Israeli military intelligence (and still in the reserves as part of the Northern Command.) He joins Yishai in-studio to spell out the religious motivations of Islamic State terrorists, President Obama's outsourcing of Iran as a tool against ISIS and future scenarios for the Middle East. Then, Alex Selsky, the newest and one of the youngest members of the Jewish Agency's Board of Governors -- who is also the CEO of the World Forum of Russian-Speaking Jewry and formerly served as adviser to PM Benjamin Netanyahu -- joins Yishai in-studio to talk about the Israeli Russian-speaking electorate.
Posted on: March 10th, 2015Media → Video Picks
In this election cartoon, Tzipi Livni and Yitzchak Herzog argue it out who gets to be the Prime Minister that day, as part of their rotation agreement. Until…
Posted on: March 10th, 2015Media → Radio
Michael Doran, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, and former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, joins Yishai to review the impact of PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Congress speech. Then, Ethan Bearman, nationally syndicated American radio talk-show host and one of Talkers magazine’s 2014 “Heavy Hundred,” joins Yishai live from San Francisco. He discusses the fuss over Rachel Beyda, a candidate for a student board position at UCLA who was challenged with the question: “Given that you are a Jewish student and very active in the Jewish community, how do you see yourself being able to maintain an unbiased view?” Listen in!
Posted on: March 8th, 2015Media → Video Picks
In this latest election commercial, Netanyahu plays Monopoly with friends, as they ask and beg him to give up Jerusalem.
Posted on: March 6th, 2015Media → Radio
Israel Prize-winning novelist, essayist and playwright A.B. Yehoshua ("Buli")-- author, most recently, of "Ahizat Moledet" (Homeland Lesson) -- was called the "Israeli Faulkner" by the New York Times. A left-wing intellectual, he has recently called on Europe to recognize Palestine as a independent state. He joins Yishai to talk about the meaning of Zionism, and give literary depth to the Scroll of Esther. Then, Knesset Insider Jeremy Saltan joins Yishai in-studio to dissect the politics behind the Purim story.
Posted on: March 5th, 2015Media → Video Picks
It’s Purim and Iran’s planning nuclear genocide against Israel. This might be an appropriate Video of the Day. On the other hand, it might not be an appropriate Video of the Day too. It’s tough to tell on Purim.
Posted on: March 5th, 2015Media → Radio
Across Eastern Europe, more than a million Jews were killed by Nazi paramilitary death squads called "Einsatzgruppen," and their bodies were thrown into mass graves. Many of these grave sites remained unmentioned and untouched for decades. On the Fast of Esther, Father Desbois joins Yishai to convey a message of Jewish strength. Then, VOI's Binyamin Nakonechny joins Yishai in-studio to tell stories and play music in preparation for the Purim holiday -- and in keeping with the verse from the Book of Esther: "The Jews had light and gladness and joy and honor."
Posted on: March 4th, 2015Media → Video Picks
Please note: The video is not from this year in terms of the specific days the rabbi mentions, but the rest of the content is obviously relevant.
Posted on: March 4th, 2015Media → Radio
Fred Maroun -- a Canadian of Arab origin, who lived in Lebanon until 1984 (including during 10 years of civil war)-- supports Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state. He tells Yishai the ironic tale of how Israel brought him back to a relationship with the Arab world, and the sad reality of how pro-Israel Arabs cannot speak freely in Arab countries. Then, Paul Miller -- executive director of the Salomon Center and a highly regarded writer and political consultant -- joins Yishai from the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, and reports on PM Netanyahu's speech in preparation for his big Congressional address. Finally, VOI's Jeremy Saltan join Yishai in-studio for an analysis of Israeli debates and the lead-up to PM Netanyahu's speech before the US Congress.
Posted on: March 3rd, 2015News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
US President Barack Obama contends Israel is "safer today than ever before," says give Iran talks a chance.
Posted on: March 3rd, 2015Media → Radio
Rev. John Counsell is a pastor, a radio show host, a biker and an Israel-lover. Together with one of Ottawa's top rabbis, he is leading a tour of the Holy Land for his listeners. John joins Yishai to talk about living an inspiring biblical life; hosting a religious, call-in talk-radio show on a secular station in Canada; ministering to bikers; and supporting Israel with all his heart. Then, Yishai hosts Brig. Gen. Avi Yaakovi, recently retired from the Israel Air Force, after flying more than 4,000 hours on an F-16 -- thereby setting an Israeli record and becoming part of an exclusive international club consisting of only a few dozen elite pilots. Listen in and hear more!
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