Yael’s Holy Land Reflections

Yael holding an IFCJ food box while smiling at 2 recipients.

An Important Holiday Tradition

Yael Eckstein  |  December 20, 2021
Yael reflects on what is perhaps the most important part of the holiday traditions of both Christians and Jews: the spirit of giving.
Governor Mike Huckabee and Yael Eckstein

A Conversation with a Friend

Yael Eckstein  |  December 8, 2021
Yael talks with a longtime friend of Israel, of The Fellowship, and of her and her father - Governor Mike Huckabee.
Yael and her family standing in front of Hanukkah candles

Reflecting on a Season of Miracles

Yael Eckstein  |  November 29, 2021
As the Jewish people celebrate Hanukkah, a time to remember miracles God performed for His children through the ages, Yael rejoices in miracles He is performing today.
Yael Eckstein giving thanks for Thanksgiving

Thankfulness Makes the Soul Great

Yael Eckstein  |  November 23, 2021
This Thanksgiving, despite these uncertain times, I pray our hearts will be filled with gratefulness for the many blessings in our lives, and brim over with thanks to God for all that He has given us.
Yael Eckstein with Ethiopian Jews at Western Wall

Bringing God's Children Home

Yael Eckstein  |  November 17, 2021
Yael comes to us live from the Holy Land to explain the difficult situation faced by thousands of Ethiopian Jews – and how your prayers can help them.
Yael Eckstein and Rev. Johnnie Moore, a warrior for peace

A Warrior for Peace and Religious Freedom

Yael Eckstein  |  November 11, 2021
Yael welcomes Rev. Johnnie Moore to discuss his passion for Israel, the Jewish people, and the “pursuit of peace” in the Middle East.
Eckstein family at home

Make Your Home a Sacred Space

Yael Eckstein  |  October 26, 2021
Everyone wants a better home, one that’s more beautiful and comfortable physically. But how can we enhance our homes spiritually? Yael looks at two biblical women in the Book of Genesis who transformed their homes into sacred spaces.
Yael Eckstein brings prayers to Western Wall

Three Simple Steps to Make Your Prayers More Powerful

Yael Eckstein  |  October 19, 2021
Many of us struggle with unanswered prayers. Yael looks at the most effective way to pray — when we pray for others, with others, and when we keep on praying.
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.

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