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A Righteous Person and Hero of the Jewish People

Writing at The Jerusalem Post, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach remembers how his good friend Rabbi Eckstein worked tirelessly to build bridges with Christians.

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A New and Gifted Leader

Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance mourns the loss of Rabbi Eckstein, but welcomes the leadership of her friend Yael.

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Keeping the Candle Burning

The Times of Israel reports on Yael Eckstein's path to carrying on her father Rabbi Eckstein's vision and mission with The Fellowship.

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Seven Days

Jewish grieving customs make space for mourning, believing it is healthy and honorable. Learn more about sitting shiva, a custom Yael and the rest of her family are observing in the wake of Rabbi Eckstein’s passing.

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What’s Next?

As Yael Eckstein mourns the passing of her father, she answers some of the questions you may have, and asks for you to stand with her as she and The Fellowship's move forward.

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Parting with Rabbi Eckstein in Song

At Rabbi Eckstein's burial, the loved ones of this man who so loved music sent him off with song.

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The First Day

As we grieve Rabbi Eckstein's passing, here's a look at the Jewish mourning rituals his family is observing.

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To My Most Loving Abba’

Yael Eckstein shared these moving words at the funeral of her beloved father, Rabbi Eckstein.

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Aveilut: A Time to Mourn

Learn more about the Jewish grieving customs Yael and the rest of her family are observing in the wake of Rabbi Eckstein's passing.

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A Faithful Servant, a Secure Legacy

The Fellowship's Board Chair shares about the sadness of this sudden loss — and the certainty of The Fellowship's future.

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Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, 1951-2019

We are heartbroken to tell you that Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, The Fellowship's Founder and President, passed away today in his home in Jerusalem at the age of 67.

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Condolences from Pat Robertson

Pat Robertson, founder and chairman of The Christian Broadcasting Network, has been a friend of Rabbi Eckstein and The Fellowship for years. Earlier today, after hearing of the passing of his longtime friend, he sent us this lovely note of condolence.

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Remembering a Teacher, Mentor, and Friend

As we continue to mourn the loss of Rabbi Eckstein, we'd like to share these heartfelt thoughts from George Mamo, The Fellowship's Executive Vice President and Global Chief Operating Officer who worked with Rabbi Eckstein for 20 years.

Stand For Israel

Photo Friday: You Are Not Alone

This week, Rabbi Eckstein and Yael paid a visit to the heroic IDF soldiers on the tense Gaza border, where they relayed a message from friends of Israel like you.

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Christmas Blessings from The Fellowship

The Bridge blog is suspending activity December 22-25 for Christmas. We'll be back on Wednesday, December 26 with new updates from the Holy Land. In the meantime, we wish a Merry Christmas to all our Christian friends!

Stand For Israel

Doctors Deliver Baby of Woman Shot in Attack

Doctors at Fellowship-supported Shaare Zedek Medical Center were able to deliver the child of a victim critically wounded in Sunday's terrorist shooting.

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Thanksgiving Blessings from The Fellowship!

The Bridge blog is suspending activity November 22-25 for Thanksgiving. We'll be back to regular posting on Monday, November 26. In the meantime, we wish all of you a wonderful time with loved ones. We are so grateful you are part of the Fellowship family. Thank you for your caring heart for Israel and her people!

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Rabbi Eckstein’s Town Hall

Did you miss Rabbi Eckstein's discussion about the attack in Pittsburgh and how we, Christians and Jews alike, should respond?

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The Lion of Zion We Just Lost

The Fellowship's Yonit Rothchild writes about losing Ari Fuld, who lived, taught, and died for Israel, the land and people he so loved.

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Yael Eckstein on the 700 Club

Yael Eckstein was just featured on The 700 Club talking about the important work of The Fellowship and bridging Jewish and Christian communities.

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Over 200 New Immigrants Arrive Home on Fellowship Freedom Flights

New olim (immigrants) from areas as diverse as Brazil, Ukraine, and Argentina arrived in the Holy Land on Wings of Eagles, and 41 of them were children.

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