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Rabbi Yishai Fleisher is the International Spokesperson of the Jewish community of Hebron. Yishai hosts a weekly radio show on the Land of Israel Network and holds a J.D. from Cardozo Law.

ARTICLES BY: Yishai Fleisher


January 18, 2017 7:03 am
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Goodbye, President Obama: Parting Words From an Israeli Settler

Dear President Obama, I wanted to say goodbye and show you the respect due to a tenacious adversary. Many US Jews, and even a few here...

January 12, 2017 8:00 am
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The 10th of Tevet Strikes Again

This year, we added one more tragic event to the 10th of Tevet: a horrific terrorist attack, committed at the pastoral Haas Promenade, overlooking the...

November 13, 2016 4:14 pm
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The Trumportunity for Israel

Op·por·tu·ni·ty: a set of circumstances that make it possible to do something. Trump·or·tu·ni·ty: A set of circumstances created by the improbable victory of Donald Trump, which...

September 6, 2016 6:44 pm
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Good News for Liberal Jews

Recently, I addressed a group of American J Street students in Hebron, with the tomb of the Jewish founding fathers and mothers at my back....

July 7, 2016 7:03 am
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A Tale of Two Funerals

In the last two weeks, I had the painful privilege of attending two major funerals. The first was that of Irving Moskowitz, the wealthy American doctor who, along...

May 6, 2016 7:11 am
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The Malady of Jewish ‘Inner-Nazi’ Phobia

What is the fundamental lesson of the Holocaust for Israel and the Jewish people? There is a divergence of opinion. Many Liberal Jews believe the main...

March 31, 2016 7:08 am
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Is AIPAC’s Tent Big Enough for Settlers?

I recently returned to Israel after attending the annual AIPAC policy conference, where I had a blast. There was magic in the air when we, almost 20,000 delegates...

February 3, 2016 8:01 am
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An Open Letter to Ban Ki-Moon: Mr. Secretary General, You’re No Messenger

Dear Mr. Ban Ki Moon, No one missed the double entendre of your recent New York Times article titled, “Don’t Shoot the Messenger, Israel,” which had...

January 10, 2016 10:20 am
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The Jihad Against Jewish Hebron

HEBRON – The morning Gennady Kaufman, a gardener at the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs in the heart of Hebron, was stabbed, I was...

October 26, 2015 8:23 am
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10 Things to Know About the Latest Wave of Palestinian Terror

The current state of affairs in Israel is full of lessons and truths. The sooner we learn them, the ‎sooner we can stop the attacks.‎ ‎1....

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Anti-Zionist Students at New School: Israeli-American Killed by Palestinian...

An anti-Zionist student group at The New School in New York appeared to justify the recent killing of an Israeli-American man by a...

Israel

Israeli Police Thwart Arab Terrorism in Jerusalem on Yom Kippur

JNS.org - An attempted stabbing attack was thwarted on the night of Yom Kippur by Israeli police in Jerusalem. Just after the beginning of the holiday at 7 pm, a 26-year-old man...

Middle East

Gulf Arab States Should Be Party to Proposed Iran Treaty Talks: UAE Officia...

Washington's Gulf Arab allies should be included in proposed treaty negotiations with Iran over its ballistic missile program and regional...

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