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Yael Eckstein: A Legacy of Faith Bringing Jews and Christians Together

Posted On: Jul 9, 2020   |   Posted By: FOX News

Faith begins in the home. It's a legacy that Yael Eckstein, a young Jewish mother, believes is essential to moving forward in life. It's her father's faith that lives through her today. That father, the late Rabbi Yachiel Eckstein, began a legacy of bringing Jews and Christians together, not in spite of their faith, but because of it. Rabbi Eckstein was the founder of The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, "the largest charitable organization helping Israel and the Jewish people." He understood that the two Abrahamic branches, are bound together inextricably through their Holy books, the Hebrew Scriptures. What Christians call the Old Testament, Jews call the Torah and the Tanach. Now Yael has taken over the IFCJ after her father's untimely death more than a year ago. But she says, only because her father taught her his faith in both words and deeds, could she be prepared to take the reigns of an international organization at such a young age. On this episode of the Lighthouse Faith...

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