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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....

Features

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza...

World

Romanian Ruling Party Chief Says Plans to Move Israel Embassy to Jerusalem

The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats said the government had approved a memorandum to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, one of the first countries...

Israel

Israel’s Population Tops 8.8 Million on 70th Anniversary

JNS.org - The population of Israel now numbers 8.842 million people, a tenfold increase since the state’s establishment, according to a special report published by the Central Bureau of Statistics for the Jewish...

Middle East

Arab MKs Participate in Palestinian March Mourning Israel’s Founding

JNS.org - Some 10,000 people, including Israeli Arab lawmakers, participated Thursday in a march mourning Israel’s founding. The “March of the Uprooted” is organized by the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee and held...

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