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The Jewish Exile

On today’s program Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains that despite their years of exile and persecution, the Jewish people have a profound attachment to Israel.

Solidarity march during Sukkot in Jerusalem.

Sukkot and the Coming Messiah

September 24, 2018

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein teaches us that the celebration of Sukkot also reminds the Jews of their longing for their homeland and for the Messiah.


Yael Eckstein praying at Western Wall

A Wake-Up Call

September 21, 2018

Yael Eckstein explains how Yom Kippur is a wake-up call for change.


ritual bath, or mikvah

Yom Kippur — The Ritual Bath

September 20, 2018

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein teaches us that one of the main rituals associated with Yom Kippur is the mikvah, or purifying bath.


praying with Scripture

Yom Kippur — The Day of Atonement

September 19, 2018

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein discusses the major theme of Yom Kippur — atonement and repentance.