Yael’s Holy Land Reflections


Yael Eckstein with flags of Israel and America

Celebrating Israel’s Greatest Ally

Yael Eckstein  |  June 30, 2022
Yael writes that Israel celebrates America because of the two nations’ values, beliefs, dreams, desires, and mutual respect for one another.
Wheat in Israel illustrating the shmita year

Doing Less, Receiving More

Yael Eckstein  |  June 21, 2022
Yael looks at the biblical command of observing the shmita year, "a Sabbath to the LORD," and its deeper spiritual lesson for us all.
Daughter and father in Ukraine

The Heroes to Remember This Father's Day

Yael Eckstein  |  June 17, 2022
As we prepare to celebrate dads this Father's Day, we also remember the brave fathers in Ukraine fighting for peace and freedom.
Yael Eckstein and Dr. Steve Greene

Dr. Steve Greene — Remembering a Man of Faith

Yael Eckstein  |  June 14, 2022
Yael reflects on the passing of Dr. Steve Greene — a great Christian leader and a true friend of The Fellowship and the Jewish people.
Yael Eckstein and Bishop Lanier, who together with The Fellowship bless God's people

Answering God's Call to Bless His People

Yael Eckstein  |  June 6, 2022
A pastor shares his story of answering God's call to bless the Jewish people, and invites Christians to join him in this prophetic conversation.

Practicing Gratitude

Yael Eckstein  |  June 1, 2022
Yael explores the history and meaning of Shavuot, and what both Jews and Christians can learn from this holiday known as the “Festival of Harvest.”
Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem — My Highest Joy

Yael Eckstein  |  May 24, 2022
When celebrating Jerusalem Day, we thank God for the reunification of His Holy City, and pray for its full restoration.
Yael Eckstein, in Jerusalem, woman with flag of Israel

On Being a Modern-Day Woman of Valor

Yael Eckstein  |  May 16, 2022
Yael talks with two modern-day women of valor and friends of The Fellowship who have influenced and inspired her.
Yael and family spend day at beach in Israel

How We Can Make Every Day Count

Yael Eckstein  |  May 10, 2022
Yael shares Bible verses that show how counting each day — in the right way — is the secret to making every day count.

Remember The Mothers Fleeing a War Zone This Mother’s Day

Yael Eckstein  |  May 6, 2022
This Mother’s Day, with the ongoing war in Ukraine, we are reminded how strong and brave mothers truly are — and it’s all the more reason to celebrate our mothers this Sunday.
Yael Eckstein, in Jerusalem, woman with flag of Israel

Ukraine Reminds Us Israel Is Essential

Yael Eckstein  |  May 4, 2022
As Israel celebrates her Independence Day, we are reminded by the ongoing war in Ukraine how necessary a Jewish state is for God's people.
Remembering Holocaust with view from gates of Kaufering, Dachau concentration camp

There’s More You Can Do for the Jewish People Than Just Remember

Yael Eckstein  |  April 27, 2022
Writing at The Washington Times, Yael finds inspiration on Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day - from those who've done everything to protect the Jewish people.

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