Yael’s Holy Land Reflections

Israeli flag in the middle of a field.

What Is Happening Spiritually in Israel?

Yael Eckstein  |  August 10, 2022
There has been so much going on in Israel the past few days. And the truth is, I think we need to look at the situation both through practical and spiritual eyes.
Yael praying at Western Wall, Temple Mount, Jerusalem Old City, illustrates Tisha B'Av

Finding Hope Within Despair

Yael Eckstein  |  August 1, 2022
On Tisha B’Av, through fasting, reading the Book of Lamentations, and crying out to God in prayer, Jews mourn the long history of tragedies experienced by our people. But no matter how difficult things may seem, being able to watch and partake in His promises coming to fruition brings me hope and strength.
Yael Eckstein teaches her son the power of asking questions

The Power of Asking Questions

Yael Eckstein  |  July 27, 2022
Learn how Jewish tradition encourages children to ask questions — and how you can instill this valuable habit within your own family.
Yael Eckstein and Danny Danon

A Champion for Israel and Her People

Yael Eckstein  |  July 20, 2022
Yael speaks with Ambassador Danny Danon about the challenges he faced at the U.N., his great love for Israel, and the need to build bridges of shalom, peace.
Yael Eckstein praying at Western Wall, illustrating The Three Weeks

A Time to Heal

Yael Eckstein  |  July 11, 2022
The Three Weeks is a time of intense mourning when we also remember that only God can fix our world completely, as we pray for Him to rebuild His house and dwell among us once again.
Yael Eckstein delivers help to elderly Jewish woman

Why It's So Hard to Ask for Help - And Why We Should Do It Anyway

Yael Eckstein  |  July 6, 2022
Yael explains that asking for help isn't a sign of weakness, but is actually a step toward a closer relationship with God.
Yael Eckstein with flags of Israel and America

Celebrating Israel’s Greatest Ally

Yael Eckstein  |  June 30, 2022
Yael writes that Israel celebrates America because of the two nations’ values, beliefs, dreams, desires, and mutual respect for one another.
Wheat in Israel illustrating the shmita year

Doing Less, Receiving More

Yael Eckstein  |  June 21, 2022
Yael looks at the biblical command of observing the shmita year, "a Sabbath to the LORD," and its deeper spiritual lesson for us all.
Daughter and father in Ukraine

The Heroes to Remember This Father's Day

Yael Eckstein  |  June 17, 2022
As we prepare to celebrate dads this Father's Day, we also remember the brave fathers in Ukraine fighting for peace and freedom.
Yael Eckstein and Dr. Steve Greene

Dr. Steve Greene — Remembering a Man of Faith

Yael Eckstein  |  June 14, 2022
Yael reflects on the passing of Dr. Steve Greene — a great Christian leader and a true friend of The Fellowship and the Jewish people.
Yael Eckstein and Bishop Lanier, who together with The Fellowship bless God's people

Answering God's Call to Bless His People

Yael Eckstein  |  June 6, 2022
A pastor shares his story of answering God's call to bless the Jewish people, and invites Christians to join him in this prophetic conversation.
People with Jewish flags celebrating Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem — My Highest Joy

Yael Eckstein  |  May 24, 2022
When celebrating Jerusalem Day, we thank God for the reunification of His Holy City, and pray for its full restoration.