Daily Devotionals

Yael Eckstein and her children decorate their sukkah

We Must Make the Effort

October 11, 2022
God only asks of us that, like my father, we make the effort to build the sukkah, the dwelling for our families.
Yael and children building a sukkah

The Message of the Sukkah

October 10, 2022
We must always remember that it is by God’s kindness that we live every day. This is the message of the sukkah.
Yael Eckstein hugging an elderly wearing white head scarf wrap.

The Noblest Undertaking

October 9, 2022
The noblest undertaking a person can ever do is to help another person — no matter who he or she may be or what the job may entail.
Man blessing his sons

A Truly Righteous Leader

October 7, 2022
A truly righteous leader wants only to help improve people’s lives, help everyone in society thrive and succeed in freedom.
dawn of a new day

The Promise of God’s Punishments

October 6, 2022
But the truth is that the promise of God’s punishments itself might actually be the reason why Jews never lost faith in Him.
Young man praying on Yom Kippur

Our True Spiritual Identity

October 5, 2022
By fasting on Yom Kippur, we say to God, “Although I am both body and soul, my soul, my spiritual side, is my true identity.” This is the essence of atonement — focusing on our true spiritual identity.
People praying in the streets to the Western Wall in Jerusalem during Yom Kippur

A Day of Restored Relationships

October 4, 2022
While Yom Kippur is a day of fasting and repentance, it is also a day of restored relationships, between us and our neighbors, as well as with God.
Close up of Justice Scale. Shot with shallow depth of field.

The Justice of God’s Ways

October 3, 2022
We can’t really see the full justice of God’s ways from only the partial view that we are privy to in our short lives.
Desert road

A Means to an End

October 2, 2022
Money is a means to an end and not an end in itself. Only God can fill us up with the joy, love, and security we crave.
elderly woman sit with Yael Eckstein holding meal kit

Selflessness Leads to Blessings

September 30, 2022
God promises us that when we care for the poor, He will reward us. Selflessness leads to blessings.
Moses views Promised Land

The Leadership We Need

September 29, 2022
He was the leader that God provided, the leader that the people needed. God provides the leadership we need, in every time, in every place.

True Unity for All People

September 28, 2022
But the Bible repeatedly reminds us that unity among all people is God’s ultimate goal for the world.

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