Referred to as the “Christian Rabbi” founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein raised more than $360 million in donations — mostly from Christians — for projects benefiting needy Jews worldwide.
.By David Lazarus
Yechiel Eckstein, known to Evangelical Christians around the world as the “Christian Rabbi,” has died at the age of 67. Eckstein was known for his philanthropic efforts in Israel over the past 35 years through the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ).
As head of the IFCJ, the New York rabbi raised more than $360 million in donations — mostly from Christians — for projects benefiting needy Jews and Arabs in Israel and beyond, according to the organization’s website. Continue Reading »
The academic scholarships were awarded to 40 Christians, who either served in Israel’s armed forces or performed national service, as a catalyst to further integrate young Christians into Israeli society.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
For the first time, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews and the Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum will award academic scholarships to 40 Christians who served in Israel’s armed forces or performed national service.
Father Naddaf of Nazareth with Christian Israeli IDF soldiers at a Christmas party on December 21, 2015. – Photo: ISRAELI CHRISTIAN RECRUITMENT FORUM
The aim of the scholarship program is to continue to encourage the integration of young members of the Christian community into Israeli society, while reducing gaps and providing opportunities to acquire a higher education. Continue Reading »
The $600,000 funded from US Christians will be used to provide aid to terror victims, purchase security equipment for Jerusalem, and other means of support for the Border Police, fighting in the front line against Arab terror.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The (The Fellowship), led by President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to help Jerusalem, Border Police, and local social-service groups counter the ongoing terror wave against Israel.
The $600,000 funded from Christians across North America will be used to purchase security equipment and other means of support for those fighting in the front line against terror. Continue Reading »