Townhall | It’s Time to Vote; But It’s Also Time to Pray

With weeks to go before the U.S. elections, all eyes are on America. Even here in the Holy Land, we can feel the tension rising, as Americans cast their votes in one of the most important — and divisive — elections in our lifetime. Growing up in America, as a woman and granddaughter of Holocaust … Continued

One News Now | Fellowship continues to carry out Christ-like response

In the wake of the pandemic, Christians and Jews have continued to join forces to meet the needs of the Jewish people. Just like in other areas of the world, Israel went into lockdown in March because of the pandemic, and people have suffered because of it. Yael Eckstein of the International Fellowship of Christians … Continued

[Release] Yael Eckstein named one of ‘The World’s 50 Most Influential Jews’ by The Jerusalem Post

JERUSALEM — In September, Yael Eckstein, the president and CEO of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), was included on the Jerusalem Post’s prestigious list of the world’s 50 most influential Jews. The list, which is compiled annually, showcases the diversity of the Jewish world by highlighting people from all walks of life who have made remarkable achievements in the fields of government, philanthropy, art, medicine, literature, and science. Eckstein, who … Continued

[Release] The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Doubles High Holy Days Aid to $4 Million

Photo credit: IFCJ   JERUSALEM — With more and more Israeli families in need of financial support during the coronavirus crisis, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) doubled its annual efforts to help vulnerable citizens during the High Holy Days.   “The coronavirus pandemic has created an economic crisis the likes of which we have never seen,” said Yael Eckstein, President and CEO of The Fellowship. “We … Continued

CBN | ‘This Is Prophetic’: As Israel and Arab States Sign Historic Treaty, Trump Predicts More Will Join

Yael Eckstein, President of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, called this peace deal a miracle. “Sometimes in history, God blesses his people with miracles, from the parting of the Red Sea to the reestablishment of the modern state of Israel. Today is also a miracle — a miracle of peace,” she said. Read more … Continued

The Christian Post | Israel and the UAE show us peace is possible

During this time of global turmoil and anxiety, we’re all looking for a glimmer of hope on the horizon. I believe that yesterday’s very first El Al flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi is that glimmer of hope.  The recent announcement of normalization between Israel and the UAE has demonstrated that peace is possible when leaders … Continued

The Christian Post | Running to a bomb shelter isn’t part of most folks weekly routine. But it is in Israel

These days, we all face unprecedented challenges. But thankfully, there’s one challenge most people in the West don’t have to face: the imminent threat of terrorism and war. Yet in Israel, we do. Rockets fired by Hamas, Hezbollah, or other terrorist groups could land in our backyards or a children’s playground at any moment. This … Continued

CBN | Anti-Semitism Prompts French Jews to Immigrate to Israel Despite COVID-19

JERUSALEM, Israel – Despite lockdowns and heavy travel restrictions, Israel welcomed 140 new immigrants from France at Ben Gurion Airport on Monday evening. “The Jews of Europe and the rest of the world are currently facing complex challenges, and every Jew should know that the gates of this country are still open, even during an … Continued

Christian Headlines | To Serve God Well, We Must Look at Our Past, Present, and Future

During the inauguration of the kohanim, or priests, Aaron and his sons were commanded to sacrifice a ram and place its blood on their ear, thumb, and toe (Exodus 29:20). What is the meaning of this unusual ritual? Jewish tradition explains that the ear symbolizes everything that we have heard in the past. The thumb … Continued

CBN News | Anti-Semitism Prompts French Jews to Immigrate to Israel Despite COVID-19

JERUSALEM, Israel – Despite lockdowns and heavy travel restrictions, Israel welcomed 140 new immigrants from France at Ben Gurion Airport on Monday evening. “The Jews of Europe and the rest of the world are currently facing complex challenges, and every Jew should know that the gates of this country are still open, even during an … Continued