Hillel Penrod epitomizes personal growth. Yishai sits down with Hillel at a Jerusalem falafel restaurant to discuss his journey in search of God and the transitions he undertook - from when he realized he had to leave Christianity, to becoming a Noahide, then a Jew, and now to an Oleh - a new immigrant, to the State of Israel.
Yishai is joined by Voice of Israel Bureau Chief Daniel Seaman to talk about Israeli soldiers killed by an IED and also Hamas claims to having captured a soldier.
Yishai is joined by Yaakov Katz, military correspondent for the Jerusalem Post. Together, they talk about the current situation in the Sinai and potential and creative solutions in order to bring peace and stability back to the area.
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.
An inspiring talk by Yishai Fleisher at the Knesset for AmShalem, an organization dedicated to restoring a moderate and Zionistic view to Judaism. Yishai talks about his move to Jerusalem from Beit El, the significance of his Jerusalem apartment, and the importance of Jerusalem to the Jewish People.
The Book of Deuteronomy is a Moses' final talk to the nation of Israel. Rabbi Shlomo Katz joins Rabbi Yishai for commentary on the world's greatest speech including the 10 commandments and the Shema. Then, join Yishai and Malkah on vacation on the Israeli Riviera.
Yishai is joined by our Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan. Together, They discuss the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef along with analyzing Prime Minister Netanyahu’s recent speech at the United Nations.
Yishai is joined in-studio by Jerusalem Post op-ed editor Seth Frantzman and editorial page editor Matthew Wagner to discuss the violent protests held by Ethiopian Israelis over the past few days. They talk about the roots of the rage, and the extent of discrimination against Jews in the Jewish state. Then, Yishai is joined in-studio by Joel Pollak, editor-at-large and in-house counsel for Breitbart.com, to discuss the similarities and differences between the US and Israel. Pollak says that whereas America is based on a philosophy, Israeli society is more ethnic and connected to the land.
Rabbi Yishai goes through the Torah portion and highlights the sin of blasphemy and narrative distortion. Then, Malkah Fleisher joins to discuss Portman-gate and how some Jews give credence to the Hamas narrative of Israeli atrocities.
Joseph & his brothers - oy, what a saga!! Yehuda & Tamar - holy love brings Mashiach. Get a crash course in having dreams of the future, how interpret them, and how to make them come true! Join Yishai and Rabbi Mike Feuer as they discuss the hidden, and beautiful, and often surprising side of the Torah Bible.
Yishai and Malkah broadcast from sunny Florida to discuss differences between life in Israel and the US, especially when celebrating Purim. They end by discussing President Obama's upcoming trip to Israel.
Yishai and Malkah discuss Facebook's purchase of Israeli app Waze and the potential ramifications of the acquisition.
Rabbi Mike Feuer rejoins Rabbi Yishai for "Spiritual Cafe" - this week: the political Fast of Gedaliah and getting ready for the Big Day - Yom Kippur - the Day of Atonement. Also, in the Torah portion, the great prophet Moses gets ready to hand over the reigns of power to Joshua, and that is not an easy moment for the Jewish people as one great leader leaves and another era - the era of the Land of Israel - emerges.
Yishai presents exclusive audio from the recent visit to Israel from delegates from Canada.
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.
David Swidler, whose satire blog PreOccupied Territory pokes fun at daily life in Israel, joins Yishai to talk about bureaucracy, Israeli drivers and other topics that beg to bear the brunt of humor. Then, students from the Golda Och Academy in West Orange, New Jersey, visit Yishai in-studio. Finally, David Friedman -- a kippa-wearing Israeli who works for the Major League baseball team the Cincinnati Reds as a global associate in its international scouting staff -- joins Yishai in-studio to talk about how his love for Israel and baseball go hand-in-hand.
Yishai is joined by founder and director of Future Leaders for Israel, Daniel Ackerman. Together, they talk about Ackerman's background and also making Israel advocacy personal.
Yishai broadcasts from the Menachem Begin Center in Jerusalem where he recently attended the Techelet Conference. He talks with experts and scholars regarding the blue dye and the controversy it has caused in the Jewish world.
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.
Yishai is joined by Hillel Ma'or, an instructor at the Caliber 3 range outside of Efrat to discuss his journey to Judaism and also Israel.
JPost op-ed editor Seth Frantzman talks to Yishai about Israel's self-flagellating reaction to recent acts of Jewish violence. On the heels of acts of terror committed by Jews, the two discuss what the appropriate national response is to the crimes of individuals, and the responsibility of the authorities. Then, they debate the history and legitimacy of administrative detentions in Israel.
Yishai is joined Rabbi Seth Mandell, father of Koby Mandell, who was murdered by terrorists in the Judean Hills. Together they discuss Koby's murder and the organizing of a foundation to help others impacted by terror.
While in Southern California, Yishai spoke with renowned trauma and grieving expert Dr. Ken Druck about 9/11, about coping with terror in Israel, and about the death of Dr. Druck's own daughter and his 5-point system of "honoring" the dead with a recipe for life.
So what are the Ten Commandments? Chapter headings or mnemonics maybe? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to find out!
Yishai presents a special Sukkot show directly from Jerusalem!