The Fellowship's donors provide vital assistance to Israel's elderly poor. In this video, one beneficiary expresses her deep gratitude for all those who have helped her in her time of need.
On Thursday evening, February 11, Rabbi Eckstein and his wife, Joelle, were honored at the Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) Annual Gala 2016, “Walk with Heroes” in Hollywood, Florida.
At the gala, Rabbi and Mrs. Eckstein were awarded the Joseph Handleman Light of Philanthropy Award, named for one of the pillars of WIZO who supported the organization for over 25 years, not only financially but through his invaluable counsel.
Add this to the trove of only-in-Israel stories. A man was out hiking with his family in the Lower Galilee region of Israel when he stumbled upon a 3,500-year-old artifact.
In preparation for Shabbat (sabbath), which begins tonight at sundown, Rabbi Eckstein and his wife, Joelle, make challah -- and offer us wonderful insights to the symbolism and importance of this bread to Jewish life.
Name: Hugo Bergmann
Life: December 25, 1883 - June 18, 1975
Known for: Hugo Bergmann was an Israeli philosopher.
About him: Born and raised in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hugo Bergmann became a member of Prague's intelligentsia. But despite his life as a European thinker and his close friendship to the writer Franz Kafka, Bergmann's Jewish heritage called him to the Holy Land.