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Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's Commentary

Jerusalem Old City Wall

The Land God Has Given Us

This year, Israel celebrates her 70th anniversary. And when I read biblical passages such as Amos 9:15 — “I will plant Israel in their own land, never again to be uprooted from the land I have given them”...

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Rabbi Eckstein at Auschwitz

Turning Remembrance into Action

As we memorialize the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis, we must also turn our remembrance into action – both to ensure that all remaining Holocaust survivors can live their final days in dignity, and to speak out against the...

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Palestinian rioters

Smoke and Mirrors

A violent Palestinian protest on the Israel-Gaza border on the first day of Passover led to the predictable international condemnations of Israel. This weekend, Palestinians plan to riot again, this time using smoke screens and mirrors to...

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IDF soldiers mourn at funeral

The Lord Will Surely Comfort Zion

The words of Isaiah came to mind as I heard the news of two deadly terror attacks in Israel this past week. In Israel, each time we hear of another terror attack the nation grieves together. And this spirit of solidarity, along with our faith...

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Persecuted Christian woman

A Plea for Help — and a Call to Action

"I will tell you about my beautiful life and family before ISIS destroyed them." The stories of Christian refugees from Iraq illustrate the desperate plight of Christians in the Middle East — and show why we need to help these people who...

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