Yael’s Holy Land Reflections

Yael’s Holy Land Reflections

Yael Eckstein spends time with family on beach

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

Time — A Sacred Gift from God

Time is given to us by God, to be valued and celebrated. I intend to make the most of every day and I hope that you will too.

Rabbi Eckstein places a humble hand on his daughter Yael Eckstein's head in Jerusalem

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

Remembering Our Humble Beginnings

Remaining humble is the key to success in the future, so let us thank God for what He has allowed us to do so far, while leaning into our personal humility as we continue to do His work.

Yael Eckstein holds Bible/Torah at Western Wall

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

The Lessons of Faith

As we celebrate God’s Word, let us rejoice in how the Bible strengthens our trust in the Lord, and how our communities of faith inspire faith in Him.

Yael Eckstein and family in sukkah for Sukkot

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

A Shelter of Faith

Sukkot, the biblical Festival of Tabernacles, is known as the “time of our joy,” because there is no greater joy than having complete trust in God, no matter how difficult our situation may seem.

Yael Eckstein praying at the Western Wall, illustrating Yom Kippur message

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

It Starts With Our Hearts

When I stand before God on Yom Kippur, I’ll be thinking about comforting the lonely, providing for the poor, and sending hope and healing around the world.

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