One of the world’s largest charity is the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, have helped numerous people globally. It’s former president and founder was Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein who passed away in February of this year. The mantle was then passed on to his daughter Yael Eckstein with her father’s blessing and a nod from the board of members.
A few details about Yael
Yael was born in Illinois’ Evanston. She studied first at Torat Chesed Seminary in Israel before moving on to Queen’s College which is in New York and then to Hebrew University that is situated in Jerusalem. She has multiple degrees that involve biblical studies along with sociology and Jewish studies.
She currently resides in Jerusalem along with her four children and husband. In Jerusalem, Yael is a published writer, expert on Christian-Jewish relations, and also a respected professional social service worker.
She has authored two books which are “Holy Land Reflections” in 2012 and then later in 2014 “Spiritual Cooking with Yael”. Moreover, she regularly posts different blogs as well as writes op-eds for The Jerusalem Post and The Times of Israel. Yael Eckstein also has spoken at various international events that include briefing as well as panel discussions on Religious Persecution in Washington, DC.
Awards and Achievements
Throughout her life, she has excelled which led to winning numerous awards and accolades that got her the popularity. However, her most precious achievement was getting herself in the list of “One of Israel’s 100 Most Influential Women” in the year 2014. Moreover, in 2015 she was on cover of “Nashim” which is a women’s magazine.
Currently, she is the president of the Fellowship and is handling all the duties which were left to her by her father. With ideas and new ways of move forward, she is expecting to make this charity organization even larger than before.