Yael’s Holy Land Reflections


Eckstein Family Passover illustrating Passover redemption message

The Redemption Story We Need Right Now

Yael Eckstein  |  March 25, 2021
The Passover story renews my hope, as it reminds us to remain faithful and seek God, asking Him to protect us, and believing miracles are always just around the corner.
Yael Eckstein bakes matzah, the unleavened bread of Passover

The First Passover

Yael Eckstein  |  March 16, 2021
As the Jewish people prepare to celebrate Passover, the "Lord's Festival of Unleavened Bread," Yael shows us how to bake matzah, the biblical food that reminds us of God's deliverance.
Yael Eckstein, Fellowship President and CEO, with Israeli flag illustrates a woman of strength

A Woman of Strength

Yael Eckstein  |  March 8, 2021
As a mother, I’m grateful that my children are growing up in a country where women can experience all the promises of life and liberty, and pray that one day all nations will embrace these values we hold dear.
A teachable moment between Rabbi Eckstein and Yael overlooking Jerusalem

A Teachable Moment

Yael Eckstein  |  March 3, 2021
When we face anti-Semitism today, we must confront it, sometimes pushing back, at other times reaching out, and most importantly praying to our God who neither slumbers nor sleeps.
Yael Eckstein, illustrating Purim lesson on Esther

A Lesson from Esther - For Such a Time as This

Yael Eckstein  |  February 23, 2021
Yael shares a lesson from the story of Esther that is not only hopeful and inspiring, but more relevant today than ever before.
Yael Eckstein holds Bible/Torah Word of God at Western Wall

Connecting to the Word of God

Yael Eckstein  |  February 17, 2021
I hope you will join me on an ancient Bible-reading journey, one on which we’ll study God’s Word and grow together a bit more each week.
Portrait of Yael Eckstein smiling, text on image 'Nourish Your Biblical Roots with Yael Eckstein'

Nourishing Our Biblical Roots

Yael Eckstein  |  February 11, 2021
I’m excited to share my new podcast that explores the Jewish roots of the Christian faith, and nourishes those roots with inspiration and insights relevant to our lives today.
Yael Eckstein and Rabbi Eckstein spread joy at IDF base, January 2019

A Legacy of Joy

Yael Eckstein  |  February 3, 2021
I invite you to honor my father’s memory by doing something to bring someone else joy, increasing God’s light in the world and bringing joy into your own life, as well.
Olive trees in Israel illustrate Tu B'Shvat

The Promise of a New Season

Yael Eckstein  |  January 27, 2021
If God can bring fruit from seemingly lifeless trees, I know He can turn around any situation — including the difficult one we find ourselves in right now.
Remembering Holocaust with view from gates of Kaufering, Dachau concentration camp

Remembering a Dark Past, Ensuring a Bright Future

Yael Eckstein  |  January 20, 2021
As we remember the victims of the Holocaust, let us find comfort in knowing that the Jewish people have faithful friends today, and knowing that as God’s people return to their biblical homeland, prophecy is being fulfilled.
Yael Eckstein speaking at Fellowship event for emergency responders

Part of a Greater Whole

Yael Eckstein  |  January 12, 2021
A recent event recognizing Israeli emergency medical responders who you helped equip showed me that we each have a unique role to play in God’s plan, but are united in this amazing partnership.
Yael Eckstein and family watch sunrise on beach last year, 2020

A New Perspective for a New Year

Yael Eckstein  |  January 5, 2021
May we continue to be God’s faithful messengers in this new year and learn from the lessons of the past year, so that the coming year will be our best one yet!

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