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In My Father's Chair

February 25, 2019

Sitting behind her father's desk for the first time, Fellowship President Yael Eckstein says that while she cannot fill his shoes, she can and will keep Rabbi Eckstein's vision, mission, and holy work moving forward.

Yael at a Purim party

For Such a Time as This

As Jews around the world celebrate the holiday of Purim this week — a holiday commemorating the events in the Book of Esther — Yael writes that the message of Purim is that everything is planned and designed by God as part of His plan.

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Yael Eckstein at Jerusalem cemetery

Out Into the World

For Yael, the first thirty days of mourning after her father’s passing have been just as difficult — perhaps more difficult — than the first seven. She discusses these stages of grief, while also assuring us that The Fellowship’s holy work will continue.

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Yael and Rabbi Eckstein in Ukraine

In My Father’s Footsteps

Yael remembers how her father helped out whenever he could — whether helping thousands of people or just one — and promises to continue his work of service to all of God’s children.

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Rabbi Eckstein blesses Yael in Jerusalem

Carrying On My Abba’s Vision

I am both humbled and honored to step into my new position of President and continue the work that my Abba began.

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