Rabbi Yishai Fleisher is Director of Programming and radio personality at the new Voice of Israel network and Israel’s only English-language broadcast-radio talk show host (106.5 FM Galey Yisrael). He is a columnist at the Jerusalem Post Magazine, and a contributing editor at JewishPress.com.
Rabbi Fleisher is the founder and director of Kumah, an organization dedicated to to deepening understanding of the Middle East and inspire connection to Israel through media projects, seminars, and cultural events. Rabbi Fleisher holds a BA in political science from Yeshiva Univ. (Magna Cum Laude), a J.D. from Cardozo Law (concentration on International Law), and a rabbinical ordination from Kollel Agudat Achim.
Rabbi Fleisher served as a Paratrooper in the IDF and continues to participate in an elite battlefield reserve unit. His analysis and commentary have been featured on CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, Russia Today, Xinhua, and Fox News. He speaks Hebrew, English, and Russian.