About the "Israel Radio Podcast with Yishai Fleisher": The podcast is generated by "Israel Radio with Yishai Fleisher" the only English language talk show on terrestrial radio in Israel produced for Galey Yisrael FM nationwide station in Israel. This program brings listeners a weekly window into the fascinating, exotic, passionate, confusing world of Israeli and Middle Eastern news and politics, woven together with hot international issues, Jewish current events, history, culture, and spirituality. The show is produced in a magazine format with commentary, humor, in-depth interviews, man-on-the-street reports, and exclusive audio captured live at special events in Israel and abroad. Fleisher regularly interviews Israeli and international politicians, thinkers and business leaders. Yishai and his wife, Malkah Fleisher, known for their work as a broadcasting team, appear on air together for a portion of the program featuring their trademark humor, innovative thinking and analysis of news of the day as well as their experiences living in Israel. Co-producers: Moshe Herman and Yocheved Seidman.
Host Bio: Yishai Fleisher is Israel's only English language talk show host on broadcast radio (Galey Yisrael FM). Yishai is a columnist with Jerusalem Post Magazine, a contributing editor at JewishPress.com, and also a consultant to Nefesh B'Nefesh. He is the founder and director of a pro-Israel NGO called Kumah. Yishai is a graduate of Yeshiva Univ. and Cardozo Law. Yishai served as a Paratrooper in the IDF and continues to participate in an active battlefield reserve unit. He speaks English, Hebrew and Russian, as well as some Arabic. Yishai has appeared as a guest on CNN, Al Jazeera, BBC, NPR, RTTV, Xinhua, JLTV, and ShalomTV, spoken to live audiences worldwide and published widely in international and Jewish media.
Mr. Fleisher’s non-profit work through his Kumah organization includes historical site renovations in Hebron and on the Mount of Olives, a range of media projects and efforts to deepen understanding of the Middle East and inspire Jewish connection to Israel. Mr. Fleisher resides on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem with his family.
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