Yael Eckstein

Yael Eckstein
Remember The Mothers Fleeing a War Zone This Mother’s Day
By Yael Eckstein
Mothers are a special breed of human being. History is filled with stories of mothers who defied kings, survived famine, ...
May 06, 2022
Ukraine Reminds Us That Founding Israel Was Essential
By Yael Eckstein
Alla Oleshko, an 86-year-old Jewish woman living in Kharkiv, Ukraine, remembers when the bombs began to fall. The Russians were ...
May 04, 2022
This Hanukkah, We’re Reflecting on a Season of Miracles
By Yael Eckstein
Today, Jews around the world are celebrating Hanukkah, and Christians are preparing to celebrate Christmas. Though we are nearing the ...
November 28, 2021
I Live in Israel, but Here’s Why I Still Celebrate the Fourth of July
By Yael Eckstein
As I prepare to visit the United States for the first time in almost two years, my heart is filled ...
July 04, 2021
A Mother and Humanitarian Leader Reflects on the Situation in Israel Today
By Yael Eckstein
For days now we’ve been living with endless rocket attacks in Israel.For me, this has meant days of identifying the ...
May 13, 2021
On Israel’s Independence Day, Let’s Remember the Quest for Freedom is Never Finished
By Yael Eckstein
In so many ways, Israel is a land of miracles. We have made the desert bloom. We are an oasis ...
April 14, 2021
Moving to Israel and Giving Birth Helped Me Better Understand the Passover Story
By Yael Eckstein
The story of Passover and the miraculous escape from Egypt always captivated me as a child. Yet it was after ...
March 23, 2021
My Parents and My Country Empowered Me to Be a Woman of Strength
By Yael Eckstein
Growing up, my parents instilled in me the belief that I could achieve any goal that I was called to ...
March 07, 2021
Morocco Is a Model for Other Nations Longing for Peace
By Yael Eckstein
Last month, I was thrilled to see Morocco become the fourth Arab nation in the past several months to announce ...
January 23, 2021
In Israel, We’re Thankful for America’s Generous Christians Who Doubled-down on Compassion
By Yael Eckstein
As we approach this season of Thanksgiving and an extraordinarily challenging year nears its close, it may be difficult for ...
November 26, 2020
It’s Time to Vote; But It’s Also Time to Pray
By Yael Eckstein
With weeks to go before the U.S. elections, all eyes are on America. Even here in the Holy Land, we ...
October 25, 2020
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