Golda, Jonah, and Holy Hiking

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher discuss the "Golda" movie and prepare for the solemn repentance day of Yom Kippur. Susannah Schild goes "From Southerner to Settler" and helps us hike the Holy Land. Also, Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the Book of Jonah, and Ben Bresky on the miracle of the Abraham Avinu Synagogue.

Red Heifer & the Biblical Highway

Yishai is in Washington for the showing of Ambassador David Friedman's film about Israel's Rt. 60 - The Biblical Highway - with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and David Friedman join Yishai at the Museum of the Bible for the premier. But first: Byron Stinson has a passion for bringing the Red Heifers to Israel! Plus: Ben Bresky and Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the Rosh Hashanah experience.

The Art of Jewish War

A hero has passed away but not before Yishai had a chance to talk with him: Shai Ish-Shalom was an Israeli warrior who rescued Jews at Entebbe and continued to teach the art of Jewish defense. Then, Zeev Orenstein talks to Fox News about the Shiloach Pool at the City of David in Jerusalem and Yishai talks with The Israel Guys about the Biblical Highway. And finally, Ben Bresky tells the story of Joshua's Altar on Mount Eval.

Rosh Hashanah Prep with Tablets and Broken Tablets

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher visit the north of Israel and share its blessings, then prepare the kids for a new year of school, mourn the victims of the latest attacks, and reject the evil Oslo Accords. Ben Bresky visits the First Train Station in Jerusalem and shares its history. Finally, Yishai is joined by Rabbi Shlomo Katz for special pre-Rosh Hashanah thoughts including the importance of bringing your Broken Tablets before God.

The War for Land and Repentance

Yishai and Malkah talk about the war - against the enemies of Israel who murdered a kindergarten teacher this week - and the battle for repentance in this month of Elul in preparation for Rosh Hashana. Famed activist Nadia Matar joins Yishai for Batsheva Nagari's funeral procession. Then: Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on army conscription for the ultra-Orthodox and Ben Bresky on the story of the Sultan's Pool in Jerusalem. Finally, Rav Mike Feuer joins Yishai to discuss the surprising laws of the Torah portion of Ki Teitze in the Biblical book of Devarim/Deuteronomy.

Avraham Fried and the Music of the Land of Israel

Yishai Fleisher speaks with the great Jewish musician and singer Avraham Fried who was filming in Hebron. Then Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on halachic musical chairs in the airplane. Ben Bresky brings the music from Aharit Hayamim festival in Judea. And Inon Dan Kehati and Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Fleur Hassan Nahoum on the music of real peace in the Middle East.

Beach, Rockets, and Aliens

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher are overlooking the Mediterranean in southern Israel and discuss rockets from Gaza and Jewish rights in Judea. Then, Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on aliens in Jewish thought. And Ben Bresky on the storied Jerusalem art school Bezalel. Finally, Yishai sits with Doug Altabef of Im Tirzu to discuss the state of the State.

Serious Love

On the Jewish holiday of Love and ReUnification, Tu B'Av, Yishai and Malkah walk the streets of Jerusalem, see great Jewish art and books, and feel the redemption with their feet. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the joy of Tu B'Av. Ben Bresky on the Jewish fighters of World War I. And finally, Rabbi Ken Spiro on the value of Jewish-Gentile relations.

We’re Not OK

On the 9th of Av Yishai and Malkah Fleisher sit on the floor and mourn the destroyed Temples and remember the destruction of Gush Katif with audio from that painful summer. Ben Bresky surveys the other calamities that befell the Jewish people on Tisha B'Av. Then, Rav Mike Feuer joins Yishai to deal with the split in Israeli society and search for signs of redemption.

Toil for Our Sacred Soil

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher commemorate the new month of Av, remember the great commentator Rashi, and read listener emails. Ben Bresky celebrates the life of Zeev Jabotinsky. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel helps bridge the mourning over a destroyed Jerusalem with today's redemptive reality. And finally Dr. Adam Brodsky on heart health and on healing societal polarization.

Remembering Rabbi Shalom Gold

Yishai goes on a hike and rappels with his son in the area of the Dead Sea desert - a blessing! Ben Bresky and Rabbi Shimshon Nadel remember the great  Rabbi Shalom Gold. Then, Yishai speaks with Bible-lovers about the pillars of the Land and State of Israel.

Blocking the Highway of Blessings

Malkah and Yishai Fleisher discuss the dichotomy of the IDF fighting terror while post-Zionist protestors block one of the Jewish State's main roads. Dr. Mordechai Kedar on the terrorist sociology in Jenin. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the Four Fasts in light of the rebirth of Israel. Ben Bresky attends music festival in Biblical town of Tekoa. And finally, is being a zealot a good or bad thing?

Mt. Arafat or Temple Mount?

SEASON 2023 EPISODE 25: Rabbi Yishai is joined by Malkah Fleisher to clear up confusion between Islam and Judaism as to where The Binding took place and who was almost sacrificed. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on whether the Jewish sages studies science. Yifa Segal on Israel's internal conflicts. Yotam Eyal on why judicial reform. And Ben Bresky on Jewish vegetarianism. Also, Biblically-inspired volunteers come to Hebron and are heckled by Israel-haters!

Fighting for the Garden of Eden

Terrorism works to disrupt and destroy Jewish life in Israel - but Jews of Judea are fighting back! Malkah Fleisher joins Yishai to discuss the psychology of terror. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the Biblical Korach rebellion. Ben Bresky on the holy site of Amuka in northern Israel. And finally, Table Torah: Why did Moses hit the rock?

Are You Too Good For Your Home?

Yishai Fleisher gets back home to Judea and is joined by Malkah Fleisher to discuss his trip to America, the Israel Day Parade in NYC, and Israeli midwives rejected in Bali. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the Three Oaths against Jews going to the Land. Ben Bresky on the life of Martin Buber. Then, Yishai hosts a panel of new Olim at the Jerusalem Conference. And finally, the Biblical Caleb fulfills a prophecy made to Abraham.


Yishai is at San Francisco International airport waiting for a flight. He shares Torah and stories of his adventures and hosts an audio from the Jerusalem Conference's debate between Professor Alan Dershowitz and Knesset Member Simcha Rothman on the wisdom of Judicial Reform. Then, Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the controversy behind making the Menorah as the national symbol of Israel. Finally, Ben Bresky on biking in the unseen Holy Land with Kosher Cycle Tours.

Protesting Reform, Protesting the Mann

A judicial reform protest arrives from Tel Aviv and Yishai and Malkah Fleisher make the most of it. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the Priestly Blessing in the Diaspora. Ben Bresky on classic theaters in Jerusalem. And the gift of the Manna - and those who protested it.

Strengthening the House of David

Shavuot special: Yishai and Malkah Fleisher discuss the government's passing of the budget and Malkah's cheesecake trifecta for the holiday of Shavuot-Weeks-Pentacost. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on why the date of Shavuot is enigmatic. Ben Bresky on the tumultuous history of King David's Tomb. And finally, Yishai goes through the whole Book of Ruth!

The Liberation Continues

Happy Jerusalem Day! Yishai and Malkah Fleisher discuss God's revelation in the rebirth of Jerusalem. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the roots of Jerusalem Day (part 2). Ben Bresky tells the story of Rav Shlomo Goren, Chief Rabbi of the IDF in the Six Day War. And back to take on Israel's narrative war, indigenous rights activist Ryan Bellerose.

Red Alert in the Holy Land

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher discuss the latest attacks on Israel from Islamic Jihad in Gaza - and how the mystical holiday of Lag BaOmer, where fires are lit, coincided. Then, Dr. Mordechai Kedar on Israel's proxy war with Iran. Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on the contentious history of Jerusalem Day celebrations. And Ben Bresky on the story of Israel's first hotelier.

Go Big AND Go Home

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher discuss the speech given in Knesset by US Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy's and the heart of terror victim Lucy Dee which got a new chest to beat in and a life saved. Then, Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on Jewish law accepting a new Jewish holiday. And finally, Yishai talks about the beauty and challenge of Aliyah with international family lawyer Jay Hait.

4000+75 Years Old!

Yishai returns to Israel just in time for Yom Haatzmaut, Israel's Independence Day. First he speaks with Malkah Fleisher on the deeper meaning of the IDF Airforce fly-over and Israel's religious global potential. Then Josh Reinstein, Alex Traiman, and Simcha Gluck, fire up the grill in celebration of Hashem's gift of the Land of Israel. And finally, Leah and Elazar Fleisher on the young people's perspective of the rebirth of the Jewish State. Plus: Rabbi Shimshon Nadel on hearing God's historical knocks.

Hammer Time

Rabbi Yishai is on the road for Hebron and Israel and pops into the Armament Museum at Eglin Airforce base to think about the power of bombs (or lack thereof) and Yom Hashoa - Israel Holocaust Remembrance Day. Then, Josh Hammer, Opinion Editor of Newsweek, joins Yishai to unpack the mystery of the Progressive-Jihad alliance and the danger it bring to the US-Israel alliance.

Siblings Without Rivalry

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher discuss the Passover holiday from the highs of the Priestly Blessing in Jerusalem to the lows of the murder of Rina and Maya Dee. Then: Aryeh Lightstone on envisioning the future of the Abraham Accords. Zeev Orenstein on living with King David in our time. And Ari Abramowitz on the pain of burying sisters in the Land of Judea.

Can the Majority Rule?

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher take part in pro-Judicial Reform rally in Jerusalem and give a first hand report on the tensions between divergent poles in Israeli society. Then, just in time for Shabbat Hagadol, Rabbi Shimshon Nadel explains the magic ingredient of Chametz, while Rabbi Shlomo Katz reveals the magic ingredient in the love between Jews in times of crisis.

Revolution, Revelation, or Both

Malkah and Yishai Fleisher discuss the latest Israeli protests, a so-called Day of Paralysis on the very day which God's Presence first appeared in the Tabernacle. Rabbi Shmuely Boteach joins Yishai in the Knesset to fight fear in the Jewish State. 

Real Fauda & Holy Gems

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher discuss real Fauda undercover work in Israel, the continuing societal clash, and listener emails! Then, Jeremy Saltan, on the legislative progress of legal reform in Knesset. Plus: Are there precious gems hidden in the Holy Land? The folks at Holy Gems think so! Finally, Table Torah: a small verse with huge implications about God's justice

A Time For War, A Time For Peace

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher get into a heated discussion triggered by Yishai's thought-experiment of how to "win" the battle for judicial reform. Then, Dennis Prager's classic speech at IAC. Finally, Table Torah: Three BIG promises for three pilgrimages.

Pre Purim Prep

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher are on Route 60 thinking about Hawara murder and subsequent violence. Ben Bresky on Purim miracles throughout history. Advocate Tehila Gimpel gives a deep dive on judicial reform in Israel. Rabbi Kenny Cohen on a system for Jewish historical dating. And Table Torah on Megillat and Jewish unity.

The Civilizational Clash of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

Yishai and Malkah Fleisher discuss the broad tensions between the Tel Aviv secular elites and the Jerusalem Torah followers - with a plan for how to solve it! Ben Bresky shares the story of a powerful earthquake that hit the northern city of Tzfat. Then, Rabbi Steven Pruzansky on the battle for democracy in Israel's judiciary and Josh Reinstein on tensions in the Knesset.


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