While "Shalom" is one of God's names, are there times when that very word weakens the Jewish people in the face of an implacable enemy? Rabbi Dani Eisenstock joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the Torah portion of 'Ki Tetze' and it's many commandments.
Can the Garden of Eden exist within a state of entropy? Well, somehow, in Hebron, it does! With 25,000 people coming to Hebron on this special weekend Rabbi Yishai struggles to go through this emotional Torah portion.
Yishai and Baruch Widen discuss gun control in the Middle East and how the atmosphere of violence affects the entire region.
Rabbi Mike Feurer joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss this most unusual Torah Portion and together they too push back on the dark energy of death with life! Le'Chaim!
Rabbi Mike Feuer, educational director of Beit Midrash Sulam Yaakov, joins Yishai to discuss 'Va'etchanan,' this week's Torah portion. Yishai reflects on an extremely difficult experience he had yesterday — enduring verbal abuse and humiliation, as he attempted to visit the Temple Mount. Then, in the light of the treatment of Jews at Judaism’s holiest site, the demolitions at Beit El and the Gay Pride March, Yishai discusses with Rabbi Feuer the repetition in “Va’etchanan” of the 10 Commandments and the iconic phrases that crop up throughout the portion, including the line that embodies the core principals of Judaism — the “Shema.” The two also consider the greatest struggles facing modern-day Israel and 21st-century Jewry.
The 5-point system of "honoring" the dead with a recipe for life. Yishai speaks with renowned trauma and grieving expert Dr. Ken Druck about coping with terror on today's Yishai Fleisher Show on The Land of Israel Network.
Tally-ho!! Sound the silver trumpets and the Ark will lead the way to the Promised Land! So begins the epic Torah portion of Behaalotcha. But along the way, the people complain about the lack of meat – and in punishment, God feeds them too much quail. Rav Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to quell the quail. Then, Malkah Fleisher on If Not Now in the NYTimes on the AJC’s study on whether American Jews and Israeli Jews are brothers or cousins.
Yishai and Malkah puzzle over the kerfuffle caused by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's invitation to address the US Congress next month. Then, journalist and anti-terror activist Chana Reich joins Yishai to discuss the Iran-Venezuela axis, and explains why South America is a breeding ground for Iranian-baked Hezbollah terror. Finally, how is the Revelation at Sinai like a nuclear explosion? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai for their weekly "Spiritual Cafe" discussion.
Yishai and Malkah talk about a flight of new Olim from North America along with recent happenings in the life of the Fleishers and end by talking about the importance of Elul in the Jewish calendar.
Yishai Fleisher presents a talk that he gave to the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem about why the concept of internationalizing the city is not a good idea.
Jewish Press Columnist, Yishai Fleisher, is joined by Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan to discuss the current situation in the Knesset along with a discussion talking about Jewish Americans living in Israel voting in US elections.
Yishai and Baruch Widen discuss gun rights in Israel and also alternatives to the situation between Jews and Arabs.
Yishai and Malkah announce the second-annual 40days4israel drive and also talk about former US President Bill Clinton's $500,000 speech in Israel.
Yishai and Malkah discuss American elections, a stabbing on the Mount of Olives, and an upcoming trip to Hevron
In the Judean desert, in a cave which was a hideout for the Bar Kochba rebells two-thousand years ago, Rabbi Mike Feuer and Rabbi...
In the lead-up to Jerusalem Day, Yishai hosts three relevant guests: one American, another Israeli and a third Palestinian. Listen in and get inspired!
Yishai talks with Dr. Shimon Samuels about the new tricks of classical anti-Semites and how essential it is to battle hate and anti-Semitism on all fronts.
Yishai is joined by Rabbi Shimshon Nadel to talk about Chanukah and finding light through the holiday.
William (Bill) Kristol is co-founder and editor of The Weekly Standard and a veteran political analyst and commentator. He joins Yishai in-studio to discuss the confluence of Israeli-American values as well as the tensions. Also, Bradley Patty who served as a member of the Iraq Adviser Task Force working with US forces outside the wire in Iraq on tribal affairs and information operations. He joins Yishai in-studio to talk about his experiences in Iraq and his impressions of Israel.
Prof. Aryeh Eldad, former MK and Chairman of Professors for a Strong Israel, joins Yishai Fleisher and says: 'There is no status quo on the Temple Mount! The Muslims are continuously expanding and the Jews are continuously being pushed back.'
Tricky politics and attitudes! Rav Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the intense political moment Israel finds itself in today and Isabelle and Ester - a bad queen and a good queen in Jewish history. Then, Malkah (queen!) Fleisher on the much-loved rain in the Land of Israel, on Netanyahu's trials, and on whether the classic Israeli pastry "bourekas" are going extinct?
Join Rabbi Yishai at the North Shore Synagogue of Sydney for a talk on how to deal with anti-Israel media, how to break the delusion of the Two-State solution, and how lovers of Israel can hold hands across the Pacific.
Yishai and Malkah kick off this week’s show giving honor to the memory to Sheli Dadon, a young Jewish woman who was murdered by terrorists in Israel before Memorial Day. They move on to talk about former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s upcoming trip to prison and end with a discussion about how criticism of Jewish allegiance towards Israel can be seen as antisemitism.
The Yishai Fleisher Show is back! This week, the beloved Spiritual Cafe series with Rabbi Mike Feuer on the Torah portion of "Ki Tetze" - going out to war. Yishai and Rav Mike deal with the complex dichotomy of the commandment to retain the consciousness of both hate for Amalek and compassion for the other & Biblical divorce between man and women but not between man and God. A must-hear for your Shabbat preparation!
Yishai presents a recent class given by Rabbi Zev Reichman about the sanctity and power of physicality and its center in Israel.
Yishai rejects what he sees as the "Israel-is-to-blame" narrative of President Obama's speech at the Adas Israel synagogue in Washington DC. Then, Yishai is joined in-studio by Orthodox Union senior managing director Rabbi Steven Weil and director of leadership development Rabbi Ari Rockoff to discuss the future of American Jewry. They discuss their latest initiative: meeting with 18-year-olds spending a gap year in Israel, to encourage them to involve their counterparts in the US, who have grown distant from their Judaism.
Why did Elor Azaria get only a year and a half sentence for executing a downed terrorist? Malkah Fleisher joins Yishai for some rowdy Jewish radio from the heartland.
Yishai is joined in-studio by Jerusalem Post op-ed editor Seth Frantzman to talk about Culture Minister Miri Regev's controversial move to block state payments for subversive art, such as a recent play glorifying an Arab terrorist. They also discuss the atmosphere of Ramadan in Jerusalem. Then, Yishai is joined by Rabbi Mike Feuer for another segment of 'Spiritual Cafe.' They discuss the the biblical assertion that the ashes of a perfect red cow, blended with a few other ingredients, can create a mixture with the power to eviscerate the energy of death and make one pure. Does it work? Can the Jewish nation as a whole do something similar?
Yishai and Malkah talk about Yom Ha'atzmaut on the Mount of Olives and the outlaw of popular mobile app Whatsapp by the Iranian Government.
Yishai interviews Malkah's grandfather, Michael Bernath about his experiences in Europe during World War II including surviving the Holocaust.