Rabbi Simon L. “Sy” Eckstein, a beloved Canadian-Jewish leader and renowned psychologist and authority in the field of gerontology, passed away at his Jerusalem home today, Sept. 24. He was 96. He was the father of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, the founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.
IFCJ in the News
Writing at The Times of Israel, Yael talks of being inspired by a single mother in Israel whose tough but joyful life has been helped by The Fellowship.
An African-American church group and a celebrated gospel singer will visit the Holy Land on a Fellowship-hosted bridge-building trip.
235 Ukrainian Jews, many of them badly traumatized, made aliyah (immigrated to Israel) last week on the latest Fellowship Freedom Flight.
Nearly 150 new olim (immigrants) made aliyah from France yesterday aboard the latest Freedom Flight made possible by The Fellowship and our faithful supporters.