Yishai Fleisher

Remembrance-Zikaron

Remembrance-Zikaron

As a paratrooper, the writer learned about Remembrance Day firsthand. He shares it with you., 19/04/2010 10:53
The Change Place

The Change Place

Time for a shift in Jewish polarity., 12/06/2009 01:18
Identity-Impaired Jewish State

Identity-Impaired Jewish State

They recognize Israel; they just don't accept it., 06/05/2009 00:32
Bar Refaeli: The Shabbat Queen

Bar Refaeli: The Shabbat Queen

Look what they use you for., 17/02/2009 20:54
The Rain Drain

The Rain Drain

The country is on the verge of dehydration., 28/01/2009 23:05
Proud Jew, Proud Israeli

Proud Jew, Proud Israeli

Division between "Israeli" and "Jew" is artificial, 24/10/2008 01:29
Seeing the Edge

Seeing the Edge

Let us not fall victim to our enemies' dark desire, 27/07/2008 23:28
Behukotai: iLand

Behukotai: iLand

Against a utilitarian approach to the Land. , 22/05/2008 16:12
Behar: The Real Sinai

Behar: The Real Sinai

This Torah portion has to do with the Land., 14/05/2008 23:14
A State of Exile

A State of Exile

The worst exile is a state of mind., 15/08/2007 18:22
<I>Nachas</I>

<I>Nachas</I>

Our goal should be doing the best for HaShem., 03/06/2007 19:07
 Bikini Branding and the Holy Land

Bikini Branding and the Holy Land

It is precisely by embracing, and not blunting, our image as the real-life successors of the Biblical past that we will create a winning PR campaign., 22/11/2006 15:06
 Ram-Cheshvan

Ram-Cheshvan

Usually, people will tell you that this month, Cheshvan, is called <I>Mar</I>, bitter. Usually, people will tell you that we have no holidays this month either. However, if you flip <I>Mar</I>, it becomes <I>Ram</I>, which means "great". Indeed, this month is great, and it does have holidays., 03/11/2005 23:01
 The Symbolism of Succot

The Symbolism of Succot

Succot is the most prayer- and <I>mitzvah-laden holiday on the Jewish calendar. It is also full of the symbolism that makes Jewish life so rich., 19/10/2005 23:01
 In Aliyah, Quantity is Quality

In Aliyah, Quantity is Quality

The first misconception here is that the Diaspora communities are "politically, economically and culturally strong.", 29/07/2004 22:56
 The Light That Heals

The Light That Heals

Today, the message of Hanukkah is that we can overcome the powerful external forces that are crashing against us, and we can take back the spirit of the Jewish people. , 23/12/2003 20:12
 Stop Supporting Israel

Stop Supporting Israel

We treat Israel like it's our down-on-her-luck cousin, we see ourselves as Israel's crutch, parent, and allowance-giver. We pity Israel. Moreover, our 'support' belies something even more distressing than pity, and that is our alienation from Israel, its present reality, and consequently, its future destiny. When we, American Jews, state that we 'support' Israel, what we are really saying is that , 10/10/2003 00:48
 <i>Moshiach Bin Laden</i>

<i>Moshiach Bin Laden</i>

But why does this Saudi millionaire embrace a life of self-sacrifice, depravation, and mortal danger? Why does he choose to live in the toiletless caves of Afghanistan instead of the Jacuzzi-laden suites of Monaco? What is the source of his resolve?, 18/09/2003 15:02
 We Won the <i>Intifada</i>

We Won the <i>Intifada</i>

<i>Aliyah</i> is up, Oslo is dead, the army is strong, and Israelis go on with their lives in spite of it all. We have won the <i>Intifada</i>. , 13/05/2003 18:35