Who We Are


About IFCJ | Mission Statement

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews is the leading non-profit building bridges between Christians and Jews, blessing Israel and the Jewish people around the world with humanitarian care and life-saving aid.

Our Leadership


Yael Eckstein

Yael Eckstein

As President and CEO of The Fellowship, Yael Eckstein oversees all ministry programs and serves as the international spokesperson. Prior to her present duties, Yael served as global executive vice president, senior vice president and director of program development and ministry outreach. Based in Jerusalem, Yael is a published writer and a respected social services professional.

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

Life and Legacy of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, devoted more than 35 years to building bridges of understanding between Christians and Jews and broad support for the state of Israel.

Our Programs


Guardians of Israel
Young girl and young boy sitting on blue couch

Practical responses for suffering Israeli families

Guardians of Israel program delivers food, medical care, and other essentials to more needy people than ever, while our bomb shelter renovation project ensures that more Israelis will be safe in case of war or terrorist attack.

Isaiah 58
Elderly woman sitting on bed holding a cane, green patterned dress robe, white head scarf wrap

Helping Jewish poor in the former Soviet Union

The Fellowship's Isaiah 58 program provides food, medical care, housing and other basic assistance to poor Jews in the former Soviet Union, and finances a network of safe children's homes throughout the area.

On Wings of Eagles
Yael Eckstein with olim - young boy in orange coat descending airplane

Helping Jews immigrate to Israel

On Wings of Eagles assists needy Jews in making aliyah (immigrating to Israel). They come from all over the world — Russia, Argentina, India, Muslim countries and elsewhere — to escape anti-Semitism and extreme poverty.

Stand for Israel
Group of people under stretched Israeli flag and star of david

Mobilizing Christian support for Israel

Stand for Israel aims to engage people both spiritually and politically on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people, by encouraging them to "pray for the peace of Jerusalem" and providing them with the facts.

More About The Fellowship


Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein on the radio

Press Room

The Fellowship is making headlines around the globe for our work to help God’s children in their time of need. Here you can find the most recent press releases regarding The Fellowship.

Yael Eckstain shops with Passover food card recipients

Financial Accountability

At The Fellowship, we take financial accountability and good stewardship of our donors' funds very seriously! Find out how your gifts to The Fellowship were allocated to best serve Israel and needy Jewish people worldwide.

Yael Eckstein holding hands at chest of elderly woman

Fellowship FAQs

Is my gift tax-deductible? Does The Fellowship hold charitable status in Canada? Does The Fellowship have a volunteer program? These are some of the questions you can find answers to in our Fellowship FAQ's.

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