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Yael Eckstein

Yael Eckstein

Global Executive Vice President

As Global Executive Vice President of The Fellowship, Yael Eckstein is the ranking officer behind the president/CEO. She oversees all ministry programs and serves as the international spokesperson. Prior to her present duties, Yael served as senior vice president and director of program development and ministry outreach. Based in Jerusalem, Yael is a published writer and a respected social services professional.

A native of Chicago and well-educated at both American and Israeli institutions -- including biblical studies at Torat Chesed Seminary in Israel, Jewish and sociology studies at Queens College in New York, and additional study at Hebrew University in Jerusalem -- Yael has also been a Hebrew and Jewish Studies teacher in the U.S.

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Ask Yael

Frequently followers of Yael Eckstein’s Facebook page will submit questions about faith, life in Israel, and many other topics. Ask Yael is an opportunity for her to share her thoughts and inspirations through a regular video message.

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Limmud - General


Limmud, which means “a study” or “a teaching” in Hebrew, is our monthly, in-depth study of biblical topics from the Jewish perspective. Together, we will go beneath the surface level of each topic, gaining important insight from millennia of Jewish tradition, wisdom, and commentary. 

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Who We Help

For over 30 years, IFCJ has been serving millions of people around the world by providing food, safety, immigration services, and so much more. Here are some of the people your thoughtful contributions have helped. 

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