Tag Archives: Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

The late Yechiel Eckstein helped “change the 2,000-year history where Christians were our biggest enemies, to the point that they are today, I would say, our greatest friends”

JERUSALEM POST No Holds Barred: How Christians went from enemies to best friends by Shmuley Boteach March 4, 2019 …But with the rise of American Evangelicals, a new movement was born, one that went back to Scripture to establish the … Continue reading

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The late Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein founded the IFCJ in 1983 to “help build bridges between Christians and Jews, and as a source of support for Israel and Jews around the world”

JNS Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, stalwart promoter of ties between Jews and Christians, dies at 67 by Jackson Richman February 6, 2019 Israeli American Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, whose life goal was to promote a dialogue between Jews and Christians, died on … Continue reading

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“In Israel and throughout the FSU, the poorest Holocaust survivors are barely subsisting on meager income, often forced to choose between eating and securing life-saving medicine”

ALGEMEINER Remembering the Holocaust, Forgetting the Survivors by Yechiel Eckstein January 25, 2017 …Today, many of the world’s remaining 500,000 Holocaust survivors are living out their final years in poverty. Most of those who are suffering either live in Israel, across the … Continue reading

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Los Angeles FIDF event hosted by Haim Saban, raises $31 million in one evening

ARUTZ SHEVA Hollywood celebs raise $31 million for IDF soldiers by Staff November 5, 2015 The Friends of the IDF (FIDF) organization on Thursday night held its annual event honoring the IDF at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Fleeing their country’s civil war, Ukrainian Jews head for Israel

WASHINGTON POST by Ruth Eglash December 25, 2014 Yulia, Kostiantyn and their daughter, Valerie, don’t look like a typical refugee family. All well dressed — even the Chihuahua, Micky, wearing a chic dog jacket — they might not seem out … Continue reading

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