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Yishai Fleisher

Managing Editor, & Radio Talk-Show Host

Travels from Jerusalem, Israel

Availability: Contact JNF Speakers Bureau for availability or contact the speaker directly.



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 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.

Download a prepared introduction for Yishai Fleisher yishai-fleisher.doc

Popular Speeches:

- The New Middle East – The Future of Israel in Light of the Arab Spring
- “Buy Us” vs. Bias – How To Sell a Different Perspective on Judea and Samaria
- Effectively Communicating Israel’s Rights
- Fixed Record – Breaking Stereotypes Against Israel
- Does “Fighting for Israel” Sound Cool and Make Sense?
- Make Love Not War – Alternative Pathways to Jewish Arab Communications
- Is It Really Important For Israel To Exist?
- Israel – A Heart of Flesh in a World with a Heart of Stone
- Patriotism or Pragmatism? How to Win Israel’s Next War of Independence


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