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: February 4th, 2015Media → Radio
Dr. Aryeh Tepper, Director of Publications for the American Sephardi Federation joins Yishai in-studio to discuss the origins of Tu Bishvat (the Jewish "new year for trees"); Israel's natural affiliation with the West; and why a Sephardi soccer player on the Jewish Home Party list might actually be a good idea. Then, marriage and intimacy counselor Rabbi Gedalia Peterseil joins Yishai in-studio to discuss why contemporary sexuality has left society in a state of confusion.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2015Media → Radio
David Wilder, spokesman for the Committee of the Jewish Community of Hebron, reports on the inauguration of the renewed Hebron Heritage Museum, Zeev Orenstein, Director of International Affairs at the City of David Foundation, comments on a recent Jerusalem Magistrate Court decision, and finally, Dan Groover -- a Jerusalem-based French artist joins Yishai to discuss how art has the power to create positive societal energy and portray Israel's special story without the kitsch.
Posted on: January 29th, 2015Media → Radio
Why is the repressive Saudi King seen as a 'reformer?' Dr. Seth Frantzman, op ed editor of the Jerusalem Post, gives his opinion. Then, should the US be meddling in the Israeli elections? Haaretz reports that the White House is sending four consultants to dethrone PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Yehuda HaKohen, Middle East analyst, and Adam Bellos of the Am Yisrael Foundation, join Yishai to elaborate.
Posted on: January 28th, 2015Media → Radio
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 'scandalously accepted a scandalous invitation' from US Speaker of the House John Boehner without giving the White House proper notification. And now, the Obama Administration will 'exact a price.' How? Elie Pieprz, Director of External Affairs at the Council of Judea and Samaria, and the creator of iVoteIsrael elaborates. Then, Shuey Fogel can be your outsourced CFO and help you with your small to medium business and non-profit. But don't be fooled, this banker has an amazing life story which includes leading the Jewish community at Columbia University and much more! What prompted him to leave the US in search of a life in Israel? Listen in and find out!
Posted on: January 27th, 2015Media → Radio
Who was Abdullah and who is the new king of Saudi Arabia? Yemen's latest revolution - not again! And, Egypt's President Al-Sisi: an anti-terror reformer? Yishai is joined in-studio by Arab affairs analyst Bassem Eid, who recently visited the Sinai and got an inside look at Egypt's economic and military challenges. Then, how does an ultra-Orthodox rabbi with flying sidelocks deal with Fortune 500 CEOs? Listen in to find out!
Posted on: January 23rd, 2015Media → Radio
Meet the surfing and mountain-biking rabbi who helps individuals reach their 'Possible You.' Rabbi Yom Tov Glazer serves up a combination of extreme sports, beautiful music, knowledge of Chassidut and Kabbalah, and a love of the Jewish people. He joins Yishai in-studio to speak about his unique spiritual journey, and shares secrets of living with the harmony of body and soul. Then, on this week's Spiritual Cafe with Rabbi Mike Feuer, how can Jews handle anger and teach gratitude? Listen in to find out!
Posted on: January 22nd, 2015Media → Radio
Yishai rages against the bloodshed in Tel Aviv and the enraging statements made by EU High Representative Federina Mogherini who called for international pressure on Israel to create a Palestinian terror state. Will this 'cycle of violence' ever end? Then, the students of Thrive are in-studio with Yishai! Find out why these young people are excited about Israel, despite the anti-Zionist narratives they have been bombarded by on campus.
Posted on: January 21st, 2015News & Views → Islamists
Jeremy Gimpel and Ari Abramowitz take on Imam Anjem Choudary – and the outcome was unlike anything one would find on mainstream media.
Posted on: January 20th, 2015Media → Radio
Yishai kicks off by playing the latest rant by Pat Condell that pokes fun at the weakness of the west. Then, Lazer Cohen says there is no problem finding work in Israel, rather, it's all a problem of perception. Finally, in Israel they call him 'Captain America': Staff Sgt. Brian Mast is a true hero. Listen in to hear his journey from the US Army to the IDF!
Posted on: January 16th, 2015Media → Radio
The average Paris Jew is afraid to have a Mezuzah on a public door, sparking discussions about Israel absorbing France's half-a-million Jews. And where might Israel find houses for all of French Jewry amidst a national housing crisis? Housing Minister Uri Ariel believes they are going to move to Judea and Samaria! Then in a Jewish Press Radio exclusive, 'The Crisis of Zionism' author Peter Beinart joins Yishai to discuss how to be a critic of Israeli policy, while still remaining a proud Jew. Beinart debates Yishai on the Palestinian narrative of victimhood, and argues that Israeli policies in the West Bank represent 'a recipe for disaster.' Listen in!
Posted on: January 15th, 2015Media → Radio
Is the Jewish Claim to Jerusalem Legitimate? When VICE NEWS interviewed Yishai about the future of Jerusalem, they gave him a fair shake, but it still felt wrong - why? Zeev Orenstein, Middle East analyst, explains the media's subtle work of delegitimizing the Jewish claims to foundational things like Jerusalem and Jewish history. Then, Dr. Arieh Tepper joins Yishai in-studio where he discusses the healthy return to the Jewish Arab that was suppressed by the advent of Zionism and plays amazing Sefardi music to bring us back to it.
Posted on: January 14th, 2015Media → Radio
Yishai rants on the the French reaction to terror in Paris. Yishai argues that if you import Jihadists, you are likely going to get Jihad. Should French Jews immigrate to Israel out of fear over ideology? Why not, that's what moved millions of other Jews back to the Holy Land. Then, what are the secrets of sacred sexuality? 3,000 years of Jewish sexual wisdom can help navigate the confused landscape of modern relationships. Rabbi Gedalia Peterseil is a teacher, author, and a marriage and sexuality counselor. Listen in!
Posted on: January 13th, 2015Media → Radio
Is there any way to win the war for the hearts and minds of the North American campus student? Zeev Ben Shachar, who served in an elite IDF unit, attended Harvard, is now Director of Israel Education at Jerusalem U., overseeing a team creating online courses, films and educational curricula to connect over 16,000 North American high school students, college students and adults with Israeli history, society, and politics. Then, Alyssa Gabay, currently a freshman at the University of Maryland, and Albert Kohn, freshman at both Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary are passionate Zionists running for the World Zionist Organization in elections for the 37th annual World Zionist Congress.
Posted on: January 9th, 2015Media → Radio
Who are the Kurds? They are Muslim but moderate, and they like Israel--relatively speaking of course. Lazar Berman is a News Editor at Times of Israel and a specialist in Kurdish affairs. He joins Yishai in-studio to tell the amazing and hidden tale of largest stateless minority in the world. Then, on Spiritual Cafe with Rabbi Mike Feuer, here comes the Burning Bush that no one else sees but Moses. Listen in and learn more!
Posted on: January 7th, 2015Media → Radio
Can Jewish and Muslim narratives co-exist? Eliyahu McLean's multi-cultural outlook helps him merge Jewish and Muslim narratives which are seemingly on a collision course. Then, is America the final Diaspora? Rabbi Ken Spiro joins Yishai in-studio to understand the Biblical character Joseph, and his archetypal exile leadership model.
Posted on: January 6th, 2015Media → Radio
Michael Ganoe, a man of conviction and principle, left Washington DC to fight for the freedom, sovereignty and security of Israel. He is the founder of Insight to Israel and Hersheys for Heroes - bringing Hershey bars to Israeli soldiers with a message from America - we are with you! Then, Uri Regev is a lawyer and rabbi and civil rights and religious pluralism advocate. Currently Regev serves as the President and CEO of 'Hiddush – For Freedom of Religion and Equality,' a trans-denominational nonprofit organization aimed at promoting religious freedom and equality in Israel.
Posted on: January 2nd, 2015Media → Radio
Have you ever wanted to travel the world and visit far-flung destinations, but were limited because you could not find Kosher food in Zanzibar? Well, now you travel with Kosher food, with a prayer quorum, and with high-class! Learn more by listening in! Then, on this week's Spiritual Cafe with Rabbi Mike Feuer, the amazingly rich stories of the Tenth of Tevet, including the fact that Israel's Chief Rabbinate has designated as a general mourning day for relatives of Holocaust victims.
Posted on: January 1st, 2015Media → Radio
The Zionist Organization of America Student Mission brought 41 student leaders to Voice of Israel where they heard from Yishai on the historic narrative war against Israel, and Molly Livingstone who talked about the healing power of comedy in the Middle East. The ZOA students also got a chance to grab the mike and share the passion for Israel in their lives and the fight for Israel on their campuses.
Posted on: December 30th, 2014Media → Radio
Baruch Widen, alternative peace activist and proponent of interfaith dialogue joins Yishai to discuss the lack of deterrence, that is, Israel toughness, against the jihad. Also, why is pro-Israel Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) fighting on the wrong side? Then, Joni Versity is 'possibly the smuggest atheist on YouTube and undoubtedly the smartest and most good looking.' He is fighting the anti-Israel social media monster that is eating up young minds throughout the world.
Posted on: December 26th, 2014Media → Radio
Alan Weinkrantz is a technology and start-up communications strategist. He joins Yishai in-studio to reflect on twenty years of working with Israeli startups, including the time he thought WiFi was a bad idea. Then, Rabbi Mike Feuer comes in for Spiritual Cafe and discusses the Bible's Game of Thrones, that is the epic battle between Judah and Joseph.
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