Yael’s Holy Land Reflections


Yael Eckstein and Steve Greene, from podcast on spiritual leadership

The Essence of Spiritual Leadership

Yael Eckstein  |  October 11, 2021
This week, Yael talks with Dr. Steve Greene about spiritual leadership and building relationships to overcome the divisiveness in our world today.
Yael Eckstein and family find shalom olive picking

Shalom in Our Lives, Our Homes, Our World

Yael Eckstein  |  October 5, 2021
What comes to mind when you hear the Hebrew word shalom? Yael explains that true shalom is one of the greatest of God’s blessings, and that if we build unity in our homes and communities, we will see it in our world.
Yael Eckstein delivers food box, illustrating My Brother's Keeper

My Brother’s Keeper

Yael Eckstein  |  September 28, 2021
Yael looks at the familiar Bible story of Cain and Abel to explore how we respond to others in need — and how even small acts of kindness can make the world a better place.
Yael Eckstein on Sukkot

Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Yael Eckstein  |  September 22, 2021
As the Jewish people celebrate Sukkot, the biblical Feast of Tabernacles, Yael talks about how this seven-day holiday finds us leaving the comforts of our homes in order to celebrate the blessings God has given us.
Yael Eckstein praying at Western Wall, illustrating atonement of Yom Kippur

The Power of Saying 'I'm Sorry'

Yael Eckstein  |  September 13, 2021
Yael discusses Yom Kippur, the “Day of Atonement,” including the first time this holiest of days is mentioned in the Bible, and how it provides the gift of renewal and a fresh start.
Yael Eckstein and family at beach for Tashlikh

A Time to Repent and Reflect

Yael Eckstein  |  September 9, 2021
Join Yael and her family at the sea for a biblical tradition called Tashlikh that awakens our hearts – to prayer and to service to God.
Yael Eckstein and Bishop Lanier images illustrate personal podcast conversation

A Personal Connection

Yael Eckstein  |  September 1, 2021
Join Yael and Bishop Paul Lanier as they discuss the upcoming High Holy Days and their own connections to the Holy Land of Israel…
Yael Eckstein delivers food box for High Holy Days, a time of charity, prayer, and repentance

Repentance, Prayer, and Charity

Yael Eckstein  |  August 23, 2021
Jews will soon celebrate the High Holy Days, a time of focused repentance and celebration of three virtues shared by Jews and Christians.
Yael Eckstein takes walk with family on beach in Israel

How to Walk with God

Yael Eckstein  |  August 10, 2021
People of faith often say they are “walking with God,” but have you ever wondered what that really means? Explore with Yael what it means to “walk in God’s ways.”
Michele Bachmann and Yael Eckstein

The Power of Partnership

Yael Eckstein  |  July 29, 2021
Yael’s first guest on her new podcast will be Michele Bachmann, who is partnering with The Fellowship to support our bridge-building, humanitarian mission.
Yael Eckstein with flag of Israel, who Fellowship is blessing

Blessing Israel In Times of Crisis, and Every Day

Yael Eckstein  |  July 21, 2021
I recently returned to Israel from a wonderful trip to the U.S. As I drove home from Ben Gurion airport, I thought how blessed I am to have made my home in the Holy Land.

Day of Darkness, Day of Light

Yael Eckstein  |  July 14, 2021
As people of faith, we can never give up hope – and when we hold on to this hope despite everything, it will hold us and carry us through anything.

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