Fasting in Judaism

Discover more about the significance of fasting in Judaism and what constitutes a “true fast” from a video teaching from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, a devotional guide to fasting, and other educational resources.

The Rabbi Teaches About Fasting

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein gives an introduction to fasting in Judaism in this brief video.

Jewish Fast Days

Learn more about the significance of fasting and how it relates to observing special holy days and festival through this overview.

The Fast that God Desires

Fasting is more than just a physical act of denying yourself food. It is a spiritual act as well. Learn more from this overview about the true fast that God desires.

A True Fast

Discover the spiritual purpose for fasting and what it means to conduct a true fast through these five inspirational teachings from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein.

Looking the Other Way

Listen to Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein as he explains that a true fast is feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, and providing shelter for the poor.

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