Why do we light bonfires on the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer? Historian and author Rabbi Ken Spiro, senior lecturer and researcher for Aish HaTorah's Discovery Seminars and the Jerusalem U., says that the victory of Lag BaOmer is... (17:43) Listen now
The Israel Defense Force is not like other armies, says Colonel Richard Kemp, former commander of the British forces in Afghanistan, who spoke at the Israel Law Center's "Towards a New Law of War" conference.
Then, why do we light... (50:42) Listen now
Rabbi Mike Feuer joins VOI's Yishai Fleisher to discuss Second Passover, a bona fide biblical holiday that many people have never heard of. What are the secrets of this holiday? What is the big deal about blasphemy?
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VOI's Yishai Fleisher is joined in-studio by Tamir Druz, director of Capra Energy Group, an independent energy consulting firm advising different governments, among them Israel's, to answer some key questions.... (50:42) Listen now
David P. Goldman, an American economist, music critic and author, known for his series of online essays in the Asia Times under the pseudonym Spengler, and for his 2011 book "How Civilizations Die," joins VOI's Yishai Fleisher to... (25:16) Listen now
VOI's Yishai Fleisher is joined in-studio by Swedish-Jewish journalist and political consultant Annika Hernroth-Rothstein to talk about what it is like to be so persecuted as a Jew where you live that you apply for asylum... (50:42) Listen now
VOI's Yishai Fleisher makes an impassioned plea to the next education minister to create "San Remo Day." He says that very few people are aware that April 25, 2023 was crucial in the international legal standing for the... (10:40) Listen now
VOI's Yishai Fleisher is joined, via phone from Bankok, by Chabad Rabbi Nechemia Wilhelm, who is in touch with Rabbi Chezki Lifshitz and his wife Chani, serving in Nepal. They discuss how Chabad, an organization that... (50:42) Listen now
As the death toll from the devastating earthquake in Nepal continues to rise, Israel begins sending help. Why is the earthquake such a big story in Israel? Why is Israel usually among the first to send aid to countries struck by natural... (50:25) Listen now
VOI's Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel are joined in-studio by consultant Colby Foster, winner of the Citi Mobile Challenge, to discuss his surprising journey from Christianity to "no-man's land" -- and his exploring his next... (50:42) Listen now