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rabbi

Yechiel Eckstein, American Rabbi. Ordained rabbi, 1975. Board of 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, Chicago, since 1984. Board directors Chicago Board Rabbis, 1985-1988.

Achievements

  • Ordained rabbi, 1975.

Membership

Board of 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