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Reflections on Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach at Western Wall

A Righteous Person and Hero of the Jewish People

Writing at The Jerusalem Post, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach remembers how his good friend Rabbi Eckstein worked tirelessly to build bridges with Christians.

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Penny Nance (Concerned Women of America) with IDF officer and Yael Eckstein at one of the IDF Fellowship Social Clubs, sitting on couch

A New and Gifted Leader

Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance mourns the loss of Rabbi Eckstein, but welcomes the leadership of her friend Yael.

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Yael Eckstein greets Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein Memorial Freedom Flight, February 25, 2019

Keeping the Candle Burning

The Times of Israel reports on Yael Eckstein's path to carrying on her father Rabbi Eckstein's vision and mission with The Fellowship.

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Remembering a True Cornerstone

Memories and tributes have been pouring in from around the globe from the countless people whose lives were touched by Rabbi Eckstein. One recent article in the Jerusalem Post offers a firsthand memory of one of the Rabbi’s last public appearances on behalf of The Fellowship.

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Rabbi Daniel Lapin and Rabbi Eckstein

Goodbye, Yechiel

Rabbi Daniel Lapin remembers his good friend for his many gifts — his kindness, his generosity, and his courage.

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Rabbi Eckstein and Pat Robertson

A Tremendous Pool of Love

Pat Robertson and the 700 Club remember their dear friend, Rabbi Eckstein, and the bridges he built between the compassionate Christian community and the Jewish community.

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Rabbi Eckstein and Benjamin Netanyahu

Such a Tremendous Ability to Give

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu shares his condolences on the loss of Rabbi Eckstein, a man he remembers as "a zealous Zionist and a devoted Jewish leader whose generosity embraces the world."

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Rabbi Eckstein and Joe Lieberman

More Good for More People

Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman remembers all that Rabbi Eckstein did for the Jewish people and the Jewish state.

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Rabbi Eckstein and girls with sign at Ben Gurion Airport

Unto the Nations

Rabbi Eckstein believed his personal calling and divine mandate included bringing Christians into the miraculous rebirth of the Holy Land of Israel.

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Rabbi Eckstein with Yael Eckstein and his grandchildren

What I Learned from Rabbi Eckstein’s Life

A Fellowship writer in Israel reflects on how important family was to Rabbi Eckstein, a lesson we should all take to heart.

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