Yael Eckstein is the only daughter of the very famous Philanthropist Yechiel Eckstein. She is the current president of IFCJ (International Fellowship of Christians and Jews), the world-famous charitable trust to help the Jews and the people of Israel.
Her personal life
Yechiel Eckstein and his wife gave birth to their beautiful daughter Yael when they stayed in Illinois. Yael then came back to Israel to get her primary education. She again went back to the United States for her higher studies at Queens College, New York.
She is a very knowledgeable person and has very deep routed knowledge in biblical studies, Jewish and sociology studies. She is a very famous teacher and taught Jewish and sociology studies in the United States.
Yael Eckstein came back to her own motherland after her father Yechiel Eckstein passed away on 6th of February 2019. She left everything she was doing in the United States and came back to Jerusalem to fulfill her father’s dream of seeing a well developed Israel.
She is a very successful author and has already written two books, Holy Land Reflections and the Spiritual Cooking with Yael. Both the books are bestsellers and the readers loved her take on various things.
She is a blogger and keeps on regularly updating her blog’s space with various heart-touching write-ups. She also writes for several newspapers in Israel.
Not only this, Yael Eckstein has been given the very prestigious title of “One of Israel’s 100 Most Influential Women” by Makor Rishon in 2014. The cover of the Nashim (Women) magazine also featured her in the year of 2015.
Her association with IFCJ
She has been very closely associated with IFCJ. She took the post of the President after her father’s death. She is also the spokesperson of IFCJ and attends all the meetings on behalf of the trust. She has also held many fundraising campaigns for IFCJ.