Cremation of Yechiel Eckstein
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein whose sudden death left the whole world in tears was the creator of the non-profit organisation the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), who died on 14th February 2019 and was cremated on Eretz HaChaim in Beit Shemesh. People who have attended his wedding includes David Friedman the ambassador of US, ex-mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat, Russia’s Chabad head, and one of the chief rabbis in the country.
As per reports, the organisation has raised donations of $1.6 billion and above majorly from Christians for helping poor, needy Jews, Holocaust survivors in Israel and in post-soviet states and poverty-stricken Israeli minorities which includes Bedouin, Druze and Arabs.
IFCJ rating is 81.45/100 as given by the charity navigator. The IFCJ reviews have always been positive with so many people working, they feel proud to be a part of such a mission. IFCJ ratings for accountability and transparency is 4/4 stars.
Different aids provided by IFCJ
Every year Eckstein used to provide aid to the victims of war and their families, renovations related to emergency units, hospitals, food for people Social Media are homeless and threaten youths, and nurturing orphanages, homes of children in villages, and basic essentials for poor children in distress.
He also used to provide food and essential needs like medicine, clothing for elder persons and poor children outside Israel.
Children whose parents were working, he used to arrange summer camps for them. From setting medical units in Moscow and ensuring securities to Jewish communities all over the world, all these shows if IFCJ a good charity or not. Rabbi used to promote his organisation through social wides, Websites, Social Media, television, radio.
Throughout his life, he has always worked for the welfare of the jews people all over the world. Eckstein also wrote a few books which emphasised on the relationship between Jews and Christians.