This morning 89 new olim (immigrants) arrived in Israel on the latest Fellowship Freedom Flight. Most of the olim are refugees from war-torn eastern Ukraine.
Watch as Rabbi Eckstein explains the significance of challah, what the term challah actually means, and how it brings us together as one to serve God.
Learn more about the significance of challah at Limmud, our new monthly Bible study from a Jewish perspective.
This month Rabbi Eckstein answers a question about travel, explaining its importance in promoting The Fellowship's mission around the world.
The Jerusalem Post has released its list of the world's 50 most influential Jewish people. We would like to congratulate Rabbi Eckstein for making the list, and for being "A bridge-builder for interfaith cooperation":
As founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein has emerged as one of the most influential Jews in several countries – especially Israel, the US and Ukraine.
Rabbi Eckstein continues his trip to South Korea this week, meeting with presidents of the top universities and seminaries. He also spoke at Seoul’s Yoido Full Gospel Church, one of the largest churches in South Korea with more than 830,000 members.
The Fellowship has had a presence in Korea for years now, and as Rabbi Eckstein is working to strengthen our operation there, he hopes this will be the base for a Fellowship presence throughout the Far East.
We just received this message from Rabbi Eckstein:
"This week I addressed the National Hispanic Christian Leaders Conference in Houston. What an honor and privilege to discuss shared Christian and Jewish concerns with the Hispanic Christian community and influential leaders, such as former governor Jeb Bush, who I was honored to meet."
Rabbi Eckstein answers a question from a Fellowship friend who wants to know about his most rewarding experience since moving to Israel, an appropriate topic as we celebrate Israel Independence Day today.
Watch Rabbi Eckstein explain the Counting of the Omer, the Jewish practice of counting the 49 days between Passover - the Jews' physical liberation - and Shavuot - their spiritual freedom upon receiving God's Word.
And learn more about this and other Jewish traditions at Limmud, our monthly in-depth Bible study.
Listen in as Rabbi Eckstein speaks to Christians in Brazil during his recent visit.
Ever wonder why Jews eat matzah at Passover? Listen in while Rabbi Eckstein explains the significance of this special food for this sacred holiday, which begins this Friday at sundown.