They scoffed at Noah too!

They scoffed at Noah too!

People scoffed at Noah, just like they scoff at me when I write about the importance of modesty and the harm caused by promiscuity.Tzvi Fishman, 10/21/2020, 9:58 AM
The Lion's Roar

The Lion's Roar

To honor 140th birthday of Ze'ev Jabotinsky, here is a long and dramatic excerpt from Tzvi Fishman’s historical novel, 'The Lion's Roar'.Tzvi Fishman, 10/19/2020, 9:05 PM
Letter to Gal Gadot - on playing Cleopatra

Letter to Gal Gadot - on playing Cleopatra

The G-d of Israel has bestowed you with abundant blessing. I doubt very much that He is happy with your choice of roles.Tzvi Fishman, 10/14/2020, 9:24 PM
Potiphar's wife

Potiphar's wife

Each of us is tempted every day with the very same test as Yosef when we sit down at the computer. Today, the Internet is Potiphar’s wife.Tzvi Fishman, 10/12/2020, 8:27 PM
A sukka miracle in New York

A sukka miracle in New York

Rabbi Nachman taught that the mitzva of sukka is a "segula" for coming to Eretz Yisrael. I can attest to that!Tzvi Fishman, 10/6/2020, 5:02 PM
Imagine a different Netanyahu speech

Imagine a different Netanyahu speech

Imagine that Bibi once again addresses the community of nations. This time, he takes a crown out from his bag of tricks.Tzvi Fishman, 10/4/2020, 9:19 AM
The light of teshuva - a nation returning to its roots

The light of teshuva - a nation returning to its roots

Rabbi Kook teaches that in the return of even secular Zionists to Israel there is a profound holy core, there is the light of teshuva.Tzvi Fishman, 9/27/2020, 4:15 PM
Bye Bye Dubai- is it halakhically permissible to fly to the UAE?

Bye Bye Dubai- is it halakhically permissible to fly to the UAE?

Israelis are already planning their trips, but reading Fishman is probably going to save you the price of the ticket.Tzvi Fishman, 9/23/2020, 3:00 PM
Scorecard 2020

Scorecard 2020

Face it my friends. The old game is over. Life will not return to the way it was. Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 9/18/2020, 4:00 PM
Ask the children studying in the local cheder - they know the answer

Ask the children studying in the local cheder - they know the answer

We are treatng the plague's symptoms but not its underlying cause.We need the language of teshuva and a deeper, spiritual healing. first.Tzvi Fishman, 9/10/2020, 1:35 PM
Our houses are burning, brothers

Our houses are burning, brothers

American Jews, don't waste money on rebuilding - use it to buy oneway tickets and a new home in Israel.Tzvi Fishman, 8/31/2020, 6:06 PM
On Rabbi Kook – Harbinger of Redemption: In honor of his 85th yahrzeit

On Rabbi Kook – Harbinger of Redemption: In honor of his 85th yahrzeit

Rabbi Kook told World Jewry: Escape with your lives and come to Israel. G-d’s voice beckons us. Do not tarry with practical arrangements...Arutz Sheva & Tzvi Fishman, 8/23/2020, 10:30 AM
Parshat Shoftim tells of one true Torah, not two

Parshat Shoftim tells of one true Torah, not two

Vital parts of Torah and Jewish life are Jewish policemen, judges, kings, priestly tithes, cities of refuge, prophecy, an army - in Israel.Tzvi Fishman, 8/21/2020, 9:52 AM
Whither American Modern Orthodoxy?

Whither American Modern Orthodoxy?

US Modern Orthodoxy failed to raise a young, involved generation, claims Queens Rabbi Yoel Shonfeld. Tzvi Fishman has the answer. Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 8/20/2020, 4:00 AM
The gates are cloooosing fast

The gates are cloooosing fast

Diaspora Jews are burying their heads in the mudslide of Galut once again, and continuing on with their mass denial and fantasy lives.Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 8/11/2020, 6:30 PM
Bagels and Beverly Hills

Bagels and Beverly Hills

Sorry guys, the commandments of the Torah were given to be performed in the Land of Israel. Tzvi Fishman, 8/6/2020, 10:55 AM
Prayer to come to the Land of Israel

Prayer to come to the Land of Israel

Ths may be the most important prayer you say in your life.Tzvi Fishman, 7/29/2020, 11:50 AM
It is better to be a floor washer in Eretz Yisrael than a Rabbi in the Diaspora

It is better to be a floor washer in Eretz Yisrael than a Rabbi in the Diaspora

There is no obligation to be a Rabbi, but there is an obligation for a Jew to dwell in the Land of Israel. Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 7/26/2020, 8:00 AM
Don't listen to me - listen to Moshe

Don't listen to me - listen to Moshe

What is the first and fundamental mitzva that Moshe explains when he teaches the Torah to his people? Not Shabbos. Not kashrus.Tzvi Fishman, 7/22/2020, 8:38 AM
Does The New York Times boycott God?

Does The New York Times boycott God?

God has been around a lot longer than all the other things columnists write about, so why did the NYT ignore my article about Him? Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 7/15/2020, 10:24 PM
Sorry, Caroline, you missed the mark on this one

Sorry, Caroline, you missed the mark on this one

There is something critical missing from your plan, Caroline, and that lack dooms it to failure. Opinion.Tzvi Fishman, 7/13/2020, 8:47 AM
Hang ‘Em High

Hang ‘Em High

The leaders of Diaspora Jews didn’t prepare their people for what was seen as inevitable to any student of Jewish History and Torah. Op-edTzvi Fishman, 7/12/2020, 4:30 AM
The Israeli government's campaign to 'Save Diaspora Jewry'

The Israeli government's campaign to 'Save Diaspora Jewry'

The new global strategy is 6 brightly-colored band aids, intended to rescue a patient in the last stages of cardiac arrest. Shred it. Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 7/6/2020, 2:24 PM
50 reasons to make Aliyah

50 reasons to make Aliyah

From getting closer to G-d to the thriving economy, excellent medical care and the availability of bagels-what more can you ask? Come home.Tzvi Fishman, 7/5/2020, 4:00 AM
Is Aliyah for everyone?

Is Aliyah for everyone?

Another riveting interview with author Tzvi Fishman: 'Either the Jewish State is a refuge for all Jews, or it isn’t.'Mordechai Sones, 6/30/2020, 9:56 PM
The Great Call

The Great Call

Come now! If there is a new outburst of COVID-19 flights may be reduced. Rabbis and activists in Israel sign a letter to Jewish leaders.Tzvi Fishman, 6/26/2020, 2:00 PM
My Bar Mitzvah in a church

My Bar Mitzvah in a church

What was it like growing up non-Orthodox, but Jewish, in America? Let me tell you things that I remember. OpinionTzvi Fishman, 6/18/2020, 2:34 PM
The prison parable and the goldene medina

The prison parable and the goldene medina

The inmates were so comfortable in prison that they refused to leave when the walls came down. What is the parable telling us?Tzvi Fishman, 6/8/2020, 4:36 PM
Will 'Operation Wedding' become a Netflix movie?

Will 'Operation Wedding' become a Netflix movie?

Today marks 50th anniversary of Operation Wedding when Yosef Mendelevich attempted to hijack plane to Israel to escape Soviet oppression.Mordechai Sones, 6/3/2020, 10:40 AM
The Holy Six Day War

The Holy Six Day War

Nasser’s promises to drive Jewish State into sea unnerved country. Syria and Jordan were mobilized to join Egypt in devastating attack.Tzvi Fishman, 5/21/2020, 1:52 PM
Watch Don't Hide From Me  - COVID-19 version

Watch Don't Hide From Me - COVID-19 version

Author and filmmaker Tzvi Fishman releases coronavirus-themed video clip featuring Avraham Fried hit, Don't Hide from Me.Mordechai Sones, 5/14/2020, 2:59 PM
Author explains Aliyah hard-sell in explosive interview

Author explains Aliyah hard-sell in explosive interview

Prolific writer Tzvi Fishman talks to Arutz Sheva about his aggressive Aliyah initiative, Jewish leadership, and future plans.Mordechai Sones, 5/14/2020, 11:23 AM
Secret of the Zohar

Secret of the Zohar

Author Tzvi Fishman insists Torah learning is greatest light there is and offers his new book, Secret of the Zohar, as a free download.Mordechai Sones, 5/11/2020, 8:09 PM
Response to op-ed "Jewish leaders are failing our youth"

Response to op-ed "Jewish leaders are failing our youth"

Failure of Diaspora leadership to attract youth is because today’s spiritless leaders have taken the Zion out of Zionism. Opinion.Tzvi Fishman, 5/3/2020, 11:35 AM
Coronavirus-free downloads

Coronavirus-free downloads

Prolific author tells Arutz Sheva: 'I use coronavirus as example of how G-d calls on us to recognize His Kingship.'Mordechai Sones, 4/6/2020, 4:26 PM
How did a Hollywood screenwriter become a Jewish filmmaker?

How did a Hollywood screenwriter become a Jewish filmmaker?

Tzvi Fishman left the glittery Hollywood lifestyle to pursue the pure gold of the Torah and Israel, and he's still making films.Judy Simon, 11/1/2019, 1:56 PM
From Hollywood to Holy Land

From Hollywood to Holy Land

Novelist Tzvi Fishman publishes autobiography; spiritual journey that true to man himself is filled with surprises and unexpected insights.Mordechai Sones, 8/27/2019, 5:57 PM
Book Week interview with author Tzvi Fishman

Book Week interview with author Tzvi Fishman

Arutz Sheva speaks to author and movie director Tzvi Fishman, to learn what it’s like to be a writer of Religious Zionist novels and books.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 7:22 PM
The Cannabis Election

The Cannabis Election

I haven’t smoked marijuana for 35 years. When I became a ba'al tshuva and discovered the joy of Torah, I didn’t need grass anymore. Opinion.Tzvi Fishman, 3/27/2019, 4:24 PM
'Stop the Deal!'

'Stop the Deal!'

Popular novelist Tzvi Fishman spearheads campaign to preempt any initiative that would deny Israeli sovereignty over Jewish land.Mordechai Sones, 3/10/2019, 5:21 PM
Open letter to visiting Diaspora leaders

Open letter to visiting Diaspora leaders

Instead of rebuilding Israel as part of long-awaited Redemption, Diaspora leaders continued building, strengthening galut bastions. Opinion.Tzvi Fishman, 2/21/2019, 11:29 AM
Cherna Moskowitz Jewish Creative Writing Workshop

Cherna Moskowitz Jewish Creative Writing Workshop

'In modern digital world, youth don’t develop writing skills; instead of creative thinking, they send ‘WhatsApps’, ‘Instagrams’, ‘Smileys’.'Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2019, 5:33 PM
Arutz Sheva to serialize 'Tevye in the Promised Land'

Arutz Sheva to serialize 'Tevye in the Promised Land'

'Book succeeds in correcting leftist propaganda that rewrites modern Zionist history with fiction that they alone built reborn Jewish State'Mordechai Sones, 12/23/2018, 10:05 AM
Arise and Shine!

Arise and Shine!

Book review of second volume in Tzvi Fishman's Tevye in the Promised Land pentalogy.Baruch Gordon, 11/22/2018, 12:26 PM
Harry Potter move over!

Harry Potter move over!

Interview with novelist Tzvi Fishman.Mordechai Sones, 10/24/2018, 1:06 PM
A matter of trust

A matter of trust

Rebbe Nachman shows us that material security and honor are not the source of happiness.Mordechai Sones, 9/24/2018, 11:19 PM
The secret of happiness

The secret of happiness

When we understand every fragment is microcosm of whole, and each and every person is a world in miniature, than how truly powerful is man!Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2018, 1:47 PM
Rebbe Nachman's stories brought to life in English

Rebbe Nachman's stories brought to life in English

Entertaining, family movie filled with Torah messages can be used in schools and seminars to trigger discussions about serving G-d.Tzvi Fishman, 8/21/2018, 6:33 PM
Hearts of stone, stones with hearts

Hearts of stone, stones with hearts

Excerpt chapter from Arise and Shine! describes Rabbi Kook’s fight to safeguard Jewish right to pray at Kotel.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 11:09 AM
Purim Spiel: Gal Gadot slated to play Queen Esther

Purim Spiel: Gal Gadot slated to play Queen Esther

Exclusive to Israel National News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 11:26 AM
Israel’s Start-Up Movie

Israel’s Start-Up Movie

Former Hollywood screenwriter Tzvi Fishman comes out with DVD of his new movie: Stories of Rebbe Nachman.Baruch Gordon, 7/6/2016, 9:12 PM
"Charity elevates a nation": Rabbi Kook's teachings on charity

"Charity elevates a nation": Rabbi Kook's teachings on charity

Review of a book that explains the deeper cosmic effect of a Jew's act of charity. Tzvi Fishman, 6/10/2016, 6:54 AM
Tzvi Fishman - Jewish Filmmaker

Tzvi Fishman - Jewish Filmmaker

Tzvi Fishman left the glittery Hollywood lifestyle to pursue pure Gold of the Torah and Israel -- and he's still making filmsJudy Simon, 9/25/2015, 4:45 AM
Why I’m Not Going to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Why I’m Not Going to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Everyone has their own way to achieve more spirituality, but this way is not for me.Rabbi Tzvi Fishman, 9/8/2015, 8:23 PM
'Breslov Movie' Comes to Tel Aviv

'Breslov Movie' Comes to Tel Aviv

Director hopes 'Stories of Rebbe Nachman' will take Israel's white city by storm - and help him come full circle.Yoni Kempinski, 9/2/2015, 3:44 PM
'Stories of Rabbi Nachman' Begins Israel Tour

'Stories of Rabbi Nachman' Begins Israel Tour

First-of-a-kind film based on Rebbe's fables, starring Yehuda Barkan, will begin screening in August.Eliran Aharon, 7/8/2015, 5:10 PM
Rebbe Nachman to Hit the Big Screen

Rebbe Nachman to Hit the Big Screen

Novelist's journey back to his Jewish heritage inspires movie based on hassidic legend's teachings, featuring Israeli star Yehuda Barkan.Baruch Gordon, 10/1/2014, 3:37 PM