Out Into the World

For Yael, the first thirty days of mourning after her father’s passing have been just as difficult — perhaps more difficult — than the first seven. She discusses these stages of grief, while also assuring us that The Fellowship’s holy work will continue.


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Being back in Chicago for the first time since my father’s passing has been hard, but has also given me peace, as I see how his life’s work, The Fellowship, is only growing stronger in our mission of bringing Christians and Jews together to do God’s work.

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