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Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's Commentary

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A Celebration of God’s Creation

On January 31st, Jews around the world observe the holiday of Tu B’Shvat, which celebrates the miracle of all that God created. This includes the land of Israel, of which the prophet Isaiah wrote that God would make...

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We Remember. We Act.

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day – January 27 – and every day, let us remember the millions murdered during the Holocaust, but let us also pledge to help survivors who are crying out for help.

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A True Friend of Israel

Next week, my daughter Yael will be honored to attend an address at Israel’s parliament by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Pence’s visit comes at a time when American policies toward Israel are shifting, a time of new opportunities...

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Martin Luther King and Abraham Heschel

An Oasis of Brotherhood and Democracy

As Americans observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day this coming Monday, let us remember a man who went among the people to liberate them as Moses did, and who saw “Israel as one of the great outposts of democracy in the world, and a marvelous...

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Walk with the Wise

The new year is a time of new beginnings – and a time of endings. I was reminded of that truth earlier this week when I learned of the death of my dear friend, John French, who served as chairman of The Fellowship’s board...

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Passover a Sacred Time to Save Lives

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About The Fellowship (IFCJ)

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) funds humanitarian aid to the needy in Israel and in Jewish communities around the world, promotes prayer and advocacy on behalf of the Jewish state, and provides resources that help build bridges of understanding between Christians and Jews.

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