Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein’s Work Throughout His Whole Life
Recognitions received by Rabbi Eckstein for his great support
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein was also tributed by the prime minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu after his death towards his flawless support and limitless work for the Israelis and creating an imperishable bond between Israel and Christian communities. Rabbi Eckstein did countless help to the poor and elder Jews of the post-soviet states and was successful to bring a great change in their lives.
They were among the poorest Jews Yechiel Eckstein understood their grief and personally went to visit them. He imparted the message that “human suffering is unacceptable. We must reshape the world’. He was with them in their loneliness, distress and sang with them out of what he felt for them.
Donations received by the organization
Before Yechiel Eckstein some Jewish peoples of evangelical Christianity of the United States, a small population by the leaders of few Jewish people nominal amount of donations used to come from them. Different people used to send their wages, savings to him for his great initiative; he was successful in removing the stain that was all over in the name of faith in between to relationships.
He was close to some of the evangelical leaders. Many jews people also criticised Eckstein opposing his deeds and in forming IFCJ accusing him of playing with morals of jews while involving Christians for money.
Among many of his initiatives, one that touched many people and gave him huge success was the campaign of “on wings of eagles” whose main objective was bringing jews to Israel from former Soviet republics.
Other remarkable initiatives from mutual economic support include helping newly arrived Ethiopian Jews in Israel, people who could not bear shelter, cooking essentials, heat and other life-sustaining essentials, he extended his hands to students who were unable to attend school and the hospitals running out of basic equipment for treatment. He was an unknown force for the Jewish people in distress. In IFCJ reviews people recognised it as a great mission