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Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's Commentary

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The Joy of Sukkot — and What It Teaches Us About Tragedy

As I return to Israel from the U.S., my happiness at watching Israelis prepare for Sukkot, the joyous biblical Feast of Tabernacles, is tempered with sorrow. The murder of a great Israeli and friend of The Fellowship in a...

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On the Right Path

On Yom Kippur, we contemplate our sins and reconcile ourselves to God through repentance and prayer, turning from bad toward good and experiencing the renewal that only He can provide.

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This Sacred Time

Amid chaos and uncertainty, the High Holy Days — which begin at sundown on Sunday — provide a reminder that God is sovereign over our lives. And as I sit in awe of His sovereignty and power, I also am in awe of your generosity and...

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Upon the Doorposts of Your House

It was recently my special honor to tell the children and staff of a Fellowship-sponsored orphanage about you — Christians who love Israel and God's people.

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Love Your Neighbor

The Fellowship funds many hospitals in Israel, and each one I visit encourages me when I see how people of all types cooperate and help each other, creating islands of sanity and civility in the sea of chaos that is the Middle East.

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