Yishai presents the second part of an event he recently attended in Maale Adumim where six recent Olim to Israel describe the five most significant things since arriving home.
Quiet on the set! Creation movie - take two! Cue the torrential downpour! Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai for a wet and wild ride with Noah's Ark featuring the rainbow and the Tower of Babel. Then, Malkah Fleisher on thanking Ambassador Nikki Haley and the never-ending history-erasing lies of UNESCO and their ilk.
The final plagues lead to a new type of Torah - the law!! Rav Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to accept the law and prepare Pesach for generations after the original monumental event. Then, Malkah Fleisher on one fast Chareidi lady, and the amazing recovery of Shira Ish-Ran.
Do the Israeli holidays, created by the secular state, have as much meaning and importance as the Torah holiday's? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai on Spiritual Cafe to give meaning to remember on Memorial Day and usher in Israeli Independence Day. Then, the Lone Soldiers Center hosts a very special English-speaking memorial for fallen IDF soldiers and Yishai was there.
Yishai speaks in Florida about "Guns & Society in Israel: How We Make It Work"
Yishai talks about the importance of Tu B'Av in Jerusalem and also gives his opinion about the new peace talks proposed by the US.
Yishai and Malkah talk about rain in Israel, Kerry's comments towards Israel, a special musical number, and Sodastream in the Israeli business world.
Randol Schoenberg, renowned attorney and president of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, discusses explosive issues with Yishai. Schoenberg, the prestigious Jewish lawyer recently portrayed in the popular movie, “Woman in Gold,” and Yishai discuss the US Supreme Court’s refusal to allow Jerusalem to be identified as part of Israel on official documents, and its recent decision to recognize same-sex marriage. Then, they debate the Iran deal, coming to very different conclusions. Schoenfeld shares his thoughts on recent developments emerging from the Obama administration.
How does Jewish governance look like? Is there a separation of Temple and State?
Yishai gives an update on Operation Protective Edge and talks about Arab riots in the Fleisher's neighborhood in Eastern Jerusalem.
Yishai and Malkah discuss a uniquely Israeli marriage proposal, present a special piece about upcoming concerts from Itzhak Pearlman, and audio about the resergence of Anti-Semitism and the situation in Syria.
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.
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.
HAPPY TU B'SHVAT EVERYONE!!!!!! Listen to TuB'Shvat delicious inspiration with Yishai and Malkah Fleisher.
A bipartisan group of five US congressmen toured Israel despite the daily terrorist attacks to learn the facts behind the headlines and pledge their support to the Jewish state in these challenging times. The educational trip was sponsored by Proclaiming Justice to the Nations and hosted by Yes! Israel. Yishai sat down with Rep. Scott Garrett, Ari Briggs of Regavim, Ruth Lieberman of Yes! Israel, and tour guide and broadcaster Eve Harow.
First, Spiritual Cafe is back!! Yishai is reunited with Rabbi Mike Feuer to talk about the most central of all the Bible's commandments: "Love thy fellow person as you would yourself." Then, the Tombs of the Biblical hereos Joshua and Caleb (and Joshua's father Nun) are found in the middle of an Arab village. Join Yishai and thousands of Jews as the Israeli army provides security under cover of darkness for pilgrims to visit the graves of their fathers.
Yishai and Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan talk about Tzipi Livni's mistakes and the possible end of the two-state thought with the introduction of the Bennett Plan
In this archive segment, Yishai is visited in our Mount of Olives Studio by CNN's Christiane Amanpour. They discuss Jewish life in Eastern Jerusalem and why it's essential to Israel.
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.
Yishai hosts a special event at the Psagot Winery, to celebrate the rights of the Jewish People to Judea and Samaria, and the support Israel enjoys from friends abroad. Listen to inspiring talks by leading personalities, including Rabbi Avi Gisser, MK Yariv Levine, MK Danny Danon, Danny Dayan and, of course, Governor Mike Huckabee, who jammed with Israeli music icon Yonatan Razel.
Dr. Ran Baratz -- the founding editor of the conservative, Hebrew-language Web magazine MIDA, and the director of the Tikvah Fund's Political Thought program -- joins Yishai in-studio. Baratz analyzes the "new Israeli," whose identity is formed in a mixed and tolerant religious environment; the rare "new Arab," who accepts Israel; and PM Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to stop Iran's nuclear ambitions and his call to European Jewry to immigrate to Israel. Then, VOI's Raoul Wootliff joins Yishai to share audio clips from the latest English-language press event, during which Zionist Union party leader Isaac Herzog shared his vision for an alternative to PM Netanyahu.
Yishai and Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan talk about the acquittal of Foreign Minister Avigdor Leiberman of criminal charges, new sanctions on Iran, and intra-Jewish tension around the Western Wall.
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.
Yishai talks about Abbas' hateful speech at the UN along with looking at the sad reality on hate in the Middle East. He moves on to talk about a woman killed on the way to an appointment at a fertility clinic and how she saved five lives and ends talking about French Jews and a Jewish community slated for destruction.
First: Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Patterson was a WWI British soldier, hunter, author and Christian Zionist. He became a major figure in Zionism as the commander of both the Zion Mule Corps and the 38th Battalion Jewish Legion, "the first Jewish fighting force in nearly two millennia" - which served as the foundation of the Israeli Defense Force decades later. Myrna Strapp is the civil litigator who helped bring Patterson's remains to the land of Israel 67 years after his death in a moving ceremony in which Prime Minster Netanyahu spoke of his family's connection to the British general. She joins Yishai to tell the incredible tale. Then, get ready for Passover with Spiritual Cafe as Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai to talk about the power of Matza to transfer national-spiritual data from one generation to the next, and the power of the Exodus to help us break out of our own self-imposed slaveries and limitations.
Yishai is joined by photographer Ya'al Herman to discuss his photos and the inspiration behind them.
Yishai and Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan discuss US spying and efforts by Israeli municipalities to be ready for future snowfall.
Yishai broadcasts from the offices of Nefesh B’Nefesh to talk about the visit of representatives from South Korea in order to gain knowledge regarding absorbing and matriculating large amounts of immigrants. Thousands of North Korean refugees have snuck across the border into South Korea and in order to assist, the South Koreans have looked towards Israel for guidance.
How many people came to the nationalist rally? Why was Jerusalem such a central issue? Why did the prime minister himself take the time to show up? Yishai is joined in-studio by VOI political correspondent Raoul Wootliff to reflect on the right-wing demonstration in Tel Aviv on Sunday night. Also, why has kissing the Mezuzah become a political issue? Listen to Yishai rant against those in the post-Zionist camp who make fun of traditional Israelis, portraying them as boorish and backward. Then, hear the voices of the people of Israel -- some pro, some con -- who came out to demonstrate on Sunday night. Yishai was on the scene to provide a feel for the real mood in Israel.
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.