Tag Archives: Yishai Fleisher

Hebron spokesman Yishai Fleisher unpacks Michael Chabon’s nasty Hebrew Union College speech

JEWISH NEWS SYNDICATE To Michael Chabon, from biblical Hebron by Yishai Fleisher May 30, 2018 At a recent graduation of Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles, novelist Michael Chabon berated the Jewish community of Hebron…The IDF defends Hebron for two … Continue reading

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Yishai Fleisher NYT op-ed raised issues “that shouldn’t even be debated”

ALGEMEINER Article by Israeli Prompted ‘Big Argument’ Inside New York Times, Editor Says by Ira Stoll February 28, 2018 A New York Times op-ed piece by a spokesman for the Jewish community of Hebron [Yishai Fleisher] was published over the objections of … Continue reading

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Rabbi Fleisher of Hebron: Israelis need to tell the Palestinians, “It’s our land and you are a guest”

JERUSALEM POST Left-Wing MK Encounters Hostile Audience at Israeli-Palestinian Debate by Kelly Hartog November 21, 2017 … [Rabbi Yishai] Fleisher said that he speaks with Arabs all the time, and tells them that Israel has defeated all the Arab nations … Continue reading

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“The greatest divide in the Jewish world today is between American Jewry and Israeli Jewry”

JERUSALEM POST Two Jewish nations, one flag by Yishai Fleisher July 13, 2017 Christiane Amanpour was on my balcony scanning the Mount of Olives and the Temple Mount with her eyes. The CNN journalist had come to my home to … Continue reading

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“If UN and UNESCO cannot uphold the values and principles necessary to protect world cultures and heritage sites, let its validity be brought to question – not that of the Jewish People”

JERUSALEM POST National identity theft at UNESCO by Yishai Fleisher July 5, 2017 …Indeed, behind the facade of the protection of endangered sites, UNESCO has become a tool in a nefarious campaign to eradicate the evidence of Jewish indigeneity in … Continue reading

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Yishai Fleisher: “You have to understand, there’s a war of narratives here”

REUTERS Settlement tours: a new frontline in Israel’s ideological conflict by Yuval Ben-David June 19, 2017 The heart of the old city of Hebron is divided, with Israeli military checkpoints, mechanical turnstiles and closed-circuit cameras controlling the movement of Palestinians in … Continue reading

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Fleisher: “Just as the settlers refuse to be cut out of Israeli politics and the Israeli conversation” they’d also like a seat at the AIPAC table

JERUSALEM POST AIPAC 2017 – 4th Pilgrimage Holiday by Yishai Fleisher April 11, 2017 …Yet inside the convention AIPAC’s main argument for the legitimacy of the Jewish state was Israel’s amazing technology – no answer to the recurring claims of … Continue reading

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