Our Vision

That Christians and Jews would reverse their 2,000-year history of discord and replace it with a relationship marked by dialogue, better understanding, respect, fellowship, and active cooperation on issues of shared concern.

This vision is being fulfilled through our programs of compassion and solidarity with Israel and the Jewish people.

Our Mission

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada is a leading Canadian religious charity building bridges between Christians and Jews, blessing Israel and the Jewish people around the world with humanitarian care and life-saving aid.

Our Values

INTEGRITY (YOSHRA)

ACT with honesty, trustworthiness, and transparency

ACCOUNTABILITY (AHRAYUTIUT)

ACCEPT responsibility for one’s actions

DIGNITY (KVOD HAA’DAM)

ACKNOWLEDGE every individual’s inherent value

HUMILITY (ANAVAH)

APPROACH our work with a servant’s heart

COLLABORATION (SHEETUFEI PE’ULA)

ALIGN our collective gifts, efforts, and passions

INNOVATION (CHADSHANUT)

AIM for continuous improvement

Our History

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) was founded in 1983 by Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein. In 2003, Rabbi Eckstein founded the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada to increase The Fellowship’s reach and support. Over the years, we have been leaders in Jewish-Christian relations, building bridges of goodwill that have led to greater understanding and cooperation between members of these two great faiths. We have helped thousands of Jews escape poverty and anti-Semitism and return to their biblical homeland, funded humanitarian assistance that has touched the lives of people in Israel and Jews around the world, and fulfilled Biblical prophecy with our Fellowship Freedom Flights to the Holy Land.

Life and Legacy of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein founded the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) in 1983 and devoted his life to building bridges of understanding and cooperation between Christians and Jews and broad support for the state of Israel. In 2003, he founded the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada in order to reach caring Canadians with a love for Israel’s people. Rabbi Eckstein saw great solidarity between Christians and Jews. He found strong allies for the Jewish people in the Christian community and committed himself to teaching Christians about Judaism, organizing dialogue between the two faiths, and stretching a hand of friendship across a divide that had existed for millennia. Read More

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