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A memorial candle in Tzfat

The funeral for Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein is set to take place Thursday (Feb. 7, 2019) at Eretz HaChaim Cemetery in Har Tuv (near Beit Shemesh) at 1:00 pm.

The founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), Rabbi Eckstein, age 67, passed away suddenly at his home in Jerusalem on Wednesday afternoon.


Shiva is to take place at 29 Revadim, in the Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem.

May Hashem comfort the family with all those who mourn for Zion and Jerusalem.”

Yehi zichro baruch.


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.