Managing Editor, JewishPress.com & Radio Talk-Show Host
Travels from Jerusalem, Israel
Topics:Middle Eastern and Foreign Affairs, Positively Israel, Media and Current Events, Academic Perspectives on Israel and Jewish History
Yishai Fleisher is a broadcaster and educator. He is the Managing Editor at the JewishPress.com as well as Israel’s only English-language broadcast-radio talk show host (106.5FM Galey Yisrael). Yishai's popular television series - "Eye on Zion with Yishai Fleisher", is broadcast on the ShalomTV cable television network in North America, available in 40 million homes. Yishai teaches a weekly class on Biblical texts at the renowned Yeshivat HaKotel in Jerusalem. The radio and TV shows, and Yishai's popular international speaking tour, are projects of Kumah, the pro-Israel NGO education and outreach organization Yishai founded and directs. Yishai served as Director of Israel National Radio (Arutz Sheva) for seven years and built the station into a major provider of radio content pertaining to Israel and Middle East issues. He has been featured on CNN, MTV, Al Jazeera, Fox News, the BBC, various American talk radio programs, and other international and Jewish media. Yishai is an IDF Paratrooper (res.), has a B.A. in Political Science from Yeshiva University, and a J.D. from the Cardozo School of Law. He is fluent in English, Russian, and Hebrew, and lives in Jerusalem with his wife and children.
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- The New Middle East – The Future of Israel in Light of the Arab Spring