Yael Eckstein is the successor of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein. Her birthplace is Evanston in Illinois. She had completed her studies in Israel at ToratChesed Seminary and further studied in New York’s Queens College followed by Hebrew University situated in Jerusalem.
She earned her degrees in sociology, Jewish studies, and biblical studies. Yael Eckstein has taken up the responsibility of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews after her father who was the founder of this organization died at the age of 67 in Jerusalem at his home.
What are the ways in which Yael Eckstein and her father have helped the Israelis?
The organization has assisted in rebuilding bomb shelters. They have even upgraded many of them for the betterment of those affected. They donated M.R.I machines to several hospitals for improved treatment of patients and provided them fire engines.
They offered the communities living near the occupied West Bank and the Gaza border with surveillance drones for enhanced security. The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews foundation is also supporting Jews who fall prey to the Venezuelan crisis.
They have teamed up in Morocco with the Chabad Hasidic movement to distribute food to the needy people during Ramadan, the holy month of Muslims.
The fellowship has received active interests by many supporters from all over the world who willingly contribute towards the cause that can help and support the Jews in the maximum possible way.
Most of the fellows in the program are stable and contribute the bulk amount to the cause for several years in order to try and make the world a better place to dwell.
The IFCJ community mainly aims towards the Christian community and the Jewish communities to stay together, work together, and help each other by forgetting the past miseries that hovered around the world earlier.