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Yael Eckstein at olim seminar

We Won't Let You Down

I recently spoke to a group of new olim (immigrants), sharing my own story of aliyah (immigration to Israel), and assuring them that they are part of the Fellowship family.

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Yael Eckstein distributing food boxes to Ethiopian olim

A Moral Obligation

Yael tells of the injustice she has witnessed in the communities of Israel's Ethiopian Jewish olim (immigrants), and how we must help assure fair treatment for all of God's children.

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Yael visiting Amit Steinhart, terror victim, in hospital

A Hospital Visit with a Hero

Yael recently visited the hospital bed of Amit Steinhart, a security guard who was injured in last week's deadly terror attack near Jerusalem.

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Yael with Canadian Ambassador Deborah Lyons, September 26, 2017

A Rose Among Thorns

At a ceremony in memory of North Americans who gave their lives for Israel, Yael tells her own story of aliyah (immigration) to Israel, the one place Jews can call home.

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Yael in Jerusalem

Three Keys to a Successful New Year

Yael comes to us from the Holy City, Jerusalem, to bring blessings for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

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Coptic Christian church in Cairo

Why We Should Help Egypt's Christians

Yael writes about the importance of helping Christians who have long been the targets of persecution and hatred in the Middle East.

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Yael at Sha'ar HaNegev Trauma Center project

Sha'ar HaNegev Trauma Center

Watch Yael explain The Fellowship’s new construction project to reinforce the Sha’ar HaNegev Trauma Center, keeping Israelis safe from terrorist rockets.

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Yael in orthodox synagogue

A Walk Through an Orthodox Synagogue

Come join Yael in Israel for The Fellowship's 2017 Journey Home Tour, and you will see sites like this synagogue up close and in-person! Sign up today.

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Yael Eckstein in Morocco, June 2017

How Will Morocco's Jews Be Remembered?

Yael discusses her visit to Morocco and the legacy left by the country's Jewish community.

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Hamas terrorists pose with rocket launchers

A Storm Brewing in Gaza

Yael discusses the crisis looming in Gaza, and how it could lead to Israel's next conflict with the Strip's ruling terror group, Hamas.

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Bride with flat tire and IDF soldiers at Western Wall

Our Soldiers

Yael tells of the helping hand lent to a newly married Israeli couple by a group of IDF soldiers - the same IDF that protects the Holy Land and her people, and the same IDF that The Fellowship's donors so faithfully support.

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Yael showing Jerusalem

The Six-Day War and Jerusalem's Reunification

Coming to us from the Holy Land on the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification, Yael teaches about the miracles of the Six-Day War in 1967 that brought the Holy City back to the Jewish people.

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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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Landscape photo of Jerusalem with the Dome of the Rock in the foreground.

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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