Judaism is a great religion and Jewish learning is a great idea. Many religions have nurtured across the globe since ancient time and every religion has its own principles. Jewish community believes in the ethical values such as loving-kindness, compassion, peace, truth, justice, self-respect, and humility that are followed as specific Jewish ethical practices by Judaism followers. Charity or donation for charitable cause has been defined as one of the fundamental principles which is incessantly guiding and inspiring Jewish community for three millennia.
Rabbi Yechiel Michel Halevi Eckstein
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein (full name Rabbi Yechiel Michel Halevi Eckstein) was born in a family of wealthy army contractors. He was a great Rabbi and authority of Jewish law in Lithuania and a prolific writer of Aruch HaShulchan. Rabbi Eckstein, being very close to Rabbi Shmuel Salant, Jerusalem’s chief rabbi, was involved in many charitable activities. Much information is not available about his great benevolent activities, but rabbi Eckstein earned fame and respect in Jewish community. This fame and respect were due to his writing and great endeavors towards benevolent activities. Some other Jewish rabbis have also earned fame and respect like Eckstein.
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, a founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), is another great personality in the field of charity. Eckstein was something of a guardian angel for thousands and millions of average Jews and Christians. His popular benevolent activities include fundraising, mostly from Christians, and investing in the projects for the benefits of Arabs in Israel, Jews and more people. His fundraising crossed hundreds of millions of dollars. The IFCJ reviews highlight the activities and contributions of rabbi Eckstein for the great cause of humanity. He served mankind for 35 years in the capacity of the head of International Fellowship of Christians and Jews and died on February 06, 2019 due to cardiac arrest, but left an imprint on the hearts of millions of people who were benefitted from his activities.