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Yael Eckstein in Jerusalem shuk produce market

A Walk Through Modern Jerusalem

Yael takes us on a tour of the Holy City, showing us the street life, markets, and people who make up today's Jerusalem.

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Yael Eckstein on the Mount of Olives, May 8, 2017

On the Mount of Olives

This week, Yael comes to us from one of the holiest places for both Christians and Jews – the Mount of Olives. Join with her and a tour of Fellowship donors…

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Knesset at night

At the Knesset on Yom HaZikaron

Yael visited the Jewish state’s Parliament, not just to pay tribute to those who fell so that Israel and her people might live, but to teach us about this day that is meaningful to all who stand for Israel.

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IDF soldiers confronted by Palestinians glorifying terrorist Marwan Barghouti

Choose Life

This week the media portrayed a Palestinian terrorist and murderer as anything but. Yael writes that this same media should focus on those who embrace life.

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Passover in a Broken World

Yael shares how recent tragedies around the world impacted her family’s Passover seder, and how Fellowship friends are responding to these huge needs.

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Yael Eckstein at Passover food distribution center, April 2017

The Importance of Passover

Coming to us from one of The Fellowship’s food distribution centers in Israel, Yael discusses the importance of this holy season, including teaching on matzah, the unleavened “bread of affliction.”

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Yael at Passover Food Box Distribution Center, April 4, 2017

Building Passover Food Boxes with Yael

Passover begins in less than a week. And in this week’s video, Yael takes us on a tour of one of the many food distribution centers across the Holy Land that is packaging and parceling out Passover food boxes for Israel’s needy.

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arguing

Navigating Our Deep Divisions

In these difficult times of serious threats and constant discord, Yael offers biblical words of hope.

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Yael's corner video: Warming Hearts and Homes

Warming Hearts and Homes

While distributing winter aid to elderly Israelis, Yael pays a visit to Chana, an aging Jewish woman who made aliyah (immigrated) from Iraq...

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Yael in car on drive to Jerusalem, March 14, 2017

Driving to Jerusalem

This week, Yael takes us for a ride! Come along as she drives into Jerusalem, sharing the scenery and discussing the Holy City along the way.

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Yael spoke at the Knesset on “Overcoming Anti-Semitism in the U.S.”

Hailing Israel's Christian Friends

Yael spoke at the Knesset on “Overcoming Anti-Semitism in the U.S.” While most of the speakers focused on the rising tide of anti-Semitism, Yael spoke about the Christian friends who are standing strong with the Jewish...

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Yael and Shimmy

The Diagnosis That Changed My Family's World

Yael Eckstein is the mom of four children, the youngest of which, her son Shimmy, was born just last year. While she was pregnant, Yael learned that Shimmy has clubfoot, news that sent her family on an emotional journey. Parents...

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Yael at golden hour in Ukraine

Reflections on Ukraine

Yael reflects on her recent trip to provide aid to Holocaust survivors and talks about Jewish life in the former Soviet Union.

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Yael Eckstein at Rambam Hospital's underground facility, February 2017

Saving Lives in Israel

Yael takes us on a tour of the world’s largest underground medical facility at Fellowship–supported Rambam Hospital.

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Yael in Ukraine

Yael introduces us to Olga, an elderly Holocaust survivor struggling to get by in rural Ukraine.

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Yael at Neve Michael Children's Home

Helping God's Children

Yael pays a visit to a Fellowship project close to her heart – Neve Michael Children’s Home, where Israeli orphans receive the love, care, and family life they so desperately need.

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Yael from FB Live, January 17, 2017

The Future of US-Israel Relations

From near the biblical city of Nazareth, Yael discusses the Holy Land’s past, Israel’s thriving present, and the hope the future brings for the bond between the Jewish state and the U.S.

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Yael with Chava, elderly woman

The Domino Effect

Writing at The Jerusalem Post, Yael recalls a time when she experienced kindness, and explains the miraculous effect of kindnesses, both large and small.

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Yael on the Sea of Galiliee

From Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee

This week Yael comes from us live from one of the Four Holy Cities - Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee.

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Yael facebook live, December 28, 2016

Saving Lives and Fulfilling Biblical Prophecy

Yael explains how The Fellowship’s donors have touched more than a million lives in 2016!

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Yael speaking at podium with American flag in background

Our Work Has Just Begun

Yael shares an encouraging charge for moving forward from the recent presidential election.

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More than 60 Fellowship supporters join Rabbi Eckstein and Fellowship staff on a tour of Israel, which includes visits to project areas and biblical and historic sites in the Holy Land.

Visit Israel

Here you’ll find an array of useful information on accommodations, transportation, exchanging currency, Israel's climate and customs, and much more. So get the most out of your trip to Israel with the help of The Fellowship.

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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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