Yael’s Holy Land Reflections


Yael Eckstein and Irina Kozlova, a Jewish mother from Ukraine

A Family's Miraculous Escape

Yael Eckstein  |  May 30, 2023
A Jewish mother from Ukraine shares her family's harrowing and inspirational story of fleeing war to find safety in the Holy Land.
Yael Eckstein helping a young boy pick olives off a tree.

Practicing Gratitude

Yael Eckstein  |  May 24, 2023
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.”
Yael Eckstein, at the Western Wall during the Day, in Jerusalem

Why We Celebrate Jerusalem Day

Yael Eckstein  |  May 17, 2023
Yael discusses the Holy City, and both its spiritual significance, as well as its miraculous and historical reunification.
Yael Eckstein comforts her children at sunset on Israel shoreline

Protection and Comfort, in Troubling Times and Always

Yael Eckstein  |  May 11, 2023
This Mother's Day, Yael asks us to find inspiration and strength in God’s Word, that no matter what frightening and sad things are going on in the world around us, we are safe in His hands.
Yael Eckstein and Pat Boone

Pat Boone: Celebrating The Fellowship

Yael Eckstein  |  May 3, 2023
Join Yael as she speaks with legendary singer and songwriter Pat Boone about his friendship with Israel and The Fellowship.
Yael Eckstein and flag of Israel at Western Wall

Celebrating Israel's 75th Birthday

Yael Eckstein  |  April 26, 2023
As Israel celebrates 75 years of independence, Yael speaks with an Israeli diplomat who has spent his career building bridges between Israel and the world.
Planes fly over Israel's flag during Yom Haatzmaut

Praise and Celebration on Israel’s Independence Day

Yael Eckstein  |  April 25, 2023
As Israel celebrates 75 years of independence, let us rejoice, saying: “This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.”
Eckstein family Passover seder

Thinking About the First Passover

Yael Eckstein  |  April 3, 2023
As the Jewish people prepare for Passover, we think of God's provision and love from the Exodus sto
Two pairs of hands holding a single piece of matzah.

What Christians Should Know About Passover

Yael Eckstein  |  March 29, 2023
As Christians and Jews approach this holy season, Yael welcomes Bishop Paul Lanier to discuss the timeless Passover story and its relevance today.
Gadi Dan visits Galina, an elderly Jewish woman in Ukraine, one year after the war began, February 2023

Ukraine, One Year Later

Yael Eckstein  |  March 22, 2023
Yael welcomes to the podcast an Israeli who has made numerous trips to Ukraine since the war broke out, providing lifesaving assistance with The Fellowship staff.
Jewish family threatened by war in Ukraine

No End in Sight for Ukraine's Jews

Yael Eckstein  |  March 15, 2023
Our friends at CBN News share how The Fellowship is helping provide for the growing needs of Ukraine's Jews as war rages around them.
Ukrainian olim girl surrounded by women while making aliyah

The Women Who Walk With Me

Yael Eckstein  |  March 8, 2023
Yael writes of the women who inspire her each day—the women she works with at The Fellowship, as well as the women who The Fellowship helps.

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