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Yechiel Eckstein

Yechiel Eckstein, American rabbi. Ordained rabbi, 1975. Board directors United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Chicago, 1983-1985, American Refugee Committee, 1982-1991.

Background

  • Eckstein, Yechiel was born on July 11, 1951 in Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Simon and Belle (Hirschman) Eckstein.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yeshiva University, New York City, 1972. Master of Arts, Yeshiva University, New York City, 1975. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1975.

    Career

    • National co-director religious affairs Anti Defamation League, Chicago, 1978-1984. President, executive director International Fellowship of Christians & Jews, since 1984. Board directors Chicago Board Rabbis, 1985-1988.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained rabbi, 1975.

    Works

    • Author: What You Should Know About Jews and Judaism.

    Membership

    Board directors United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Chicago, 1983-1985, American Refugee Committee, 1982-1991.

    Connections

    • Married Bonnie Siegman, September 2, 1974. Children: Tamar, Talia, Yael.
    • father: Simon Eckstein
    • mother: Belle (Hirschman) Eckstein
    • spouse: Bonnie Siegman
    • children: Tamar Eckstein
    • Talia Eckstein
    • Yael Eckstein
    Yechiel Eckstein
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    Born July 11, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Yeshiva University
    • 1975
      Yeshiva University
    • 1975
      Columbia University
    • 1978 - 1984
      National co-director religious affairs Anti Defamation League
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1984
      president, director International Fellowship of Christians & Jews
    • 1984
      executive, director International Fellowship of Christians & Jews