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Dec 22, 2017, 10:41 PM
Shining Lights in a Dark World
Hanukkah is the holiday of miracles, and indeed the miracles that I witnessed in Israel this year during the holiday were endless. It started when I watched my four Israeli-born children light the menorah. As they partook in this ancient...
Sep 28, 2017, 11:27 PM
From tears of pain to rain of peace
His mother's blouse rended, she wailed "My Solomon" in the mourning tent outside the tiny apartment home of the Gavriyah family, in Be'er Yaakov. "When you left the house on Sunday with your bag and gun, gave me a...
Jun 26, 2017, 9:52 PM
When they’re gone, how will Morocco’s Jews be remembered?
At the synagogue of a dying community distributing Ramadan parcels to needy Muslims
May 28, 2017, 9:41 PM
Remembering the real meaning of America’s Memorial Day
How to honor the heroes who gave their lives so Americans can live in freedom, peace and prosperity
Apr 12, 2017, 5:29 PM
Next year — in the rebuilt Jerusalem!
As Jews around the world were getting ready to celebrate Passover, our holiday of freedom, we received painful reminders that so many of God’s children are still enslaved. We watched our computer screens helplessly as babies in Syria, the victims...
Dec 8, 2016, 12:28 AM
The election is over…our work has just begun
It's time to end the vitriol and recognize the importance of unity, compromise, critical thinking, and respect
Sep 21, 2016, 9:11 AM
The day I met Superwoman
Her name is Chani. And if you saw her walking on the street you would never know her struggles. She looks like a typical Israeli woman with long black hair, striking brown eyes, and a soft yet powerful smile....
Aug 30, 2016, 11:22 PM
My first love
She'll always feel connected to America -- but it's not home
Aug 14, 2014, 2:01 AM
Israel’s Real Friends
A life-changing moment for me took place on the special evening when I was graciously welcomed into the suburban North Carolina home of Bishop Paul and Debbie Lanier. They are Christian, I am Jewish. They are American, I am Israeli. Their necklace...
Jul 19, 2014, 8:42 PM
Leaving Home, Missing Home
I left home. I left the war zone. I left the code red sirens, the rocket attacks, the fear. I left my love. For six months I had this trip to America planned. But I anticipated leaving the same country that I would...
Yael Eckstein is the Global Executive Vice President of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews