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What Christians and Jews Can Learn from Hanukkah

December 11, 2015

Last night at sundown, the Jewish people began their eight-day celebration of Hanukkah. Here, Yael tells us what lessons Christians and Jews alike can learn from the Festival of Lights.

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 community in these difficult times.

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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 magazine recently shared Yael’s story – and the lessons she’s learned along the way.

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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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