Yael’s Holy Land Reflections


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Hamas and the Holocaust: An Interview

Yael Eckstein  |  January 25, 2024
Yael speaks with Sarah, a Holocaust survivor, and Noa, a survivor of the October 7 attacks on Israel in this powerful interview.
Yael, kibbutz, October 7

Christian Friends Combat Dangerous Anti-Semitism

Yael Eckstein  |  January 17, 2024
Yael writes a powerful message about the strength of Israel’s millions of Christian friends who are committed to supporting the Jewish people and are unified in crying out: Never again!
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Unity in Prayer and Action to Usher in New Days of Peace

Yael Eckstein  |  January 11, 2024
As Yael reflects on the tragedy of October 7, she encourages us to let go of all that divides us as a society, so that we can find unity, strength, and peace in 2024.
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A Biblical Land – and A Land of Heroes

Yael Eckstein  |  January 3, 2024
Yael reflects on her renewed awe for the humble and heroic defenders of Israel during this time of war.
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Israel Is a Land of Heroes

Yael Eckstein  |  December 14, 2023
Yael writes about how bravely the people of Israel, both young and old, responded when Hamas attacked on October 7.
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Hanukkah: Celebrating Light, Life, and Miracles in the Midst of War

Yael Eckstein  |  December 7, 2023
After visiting one of the kibbutzim where unimaginable terror took place on October 7, Yael reminds us that God turns our darkness into light, even during wartime.
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Holding On to Hope When all Else Seems Lost

Yael Eckstein  |  December 6, 2023
Yael explores how Hanukkah is a time to remember that no matter how dark things may be, we can still find the light.
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How Hanukkah Teaches Us to See the Miracles in Our Own Lives

Yael Eckstein  |  December 1, 2023
Do you know how miracles happen? Yael shares how a miracle takes just one step of faith and God takes care of the rest!
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God's Love Endures Forever

Yael Eckstein  |  November 21, 2023
Yael reminds us that God’s love is forever, not just yesterday, but today and tomorrow. Not just in times of peace, but in times of war. So this Thanksgiving, Yael will give thanks.
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What Is Life Like in Israel During War?

Yael Eckstein  |  November 9, 2023
Yael says that in some ways Israel's returned to their routines, but in no way have they gone back to normal.
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What Can We Learn About Israel's War from the Bible?

Yael Eckstein  |  November 2, 2023
Yael shares with us some biblical insights on what's happening right now in Israel.
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Unity in the Face of War

Yael Eckstein  |  October 26, 2023
Yael tells us how Israelis have come together to stand for light and goodness in this time of war.

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