Evangelical Earl Cox was quite literally knocked off his feet by a Kassam , and Yechiel Eckstein had a remarkable photo op with an incoming missile. He told The Jewish Week he was in an open field with no shelter in sight. “I did the only thing I could do — trembling, I raised by hands to the heavens and prayed to God for protection.” It was also reported that Jordan Sekulow – son of Jay Sekulow of Jews for Jesus and ACLJ fame – had a close call with an incoming projectile
Meanwhile, the jury is still out as to whether Eckstein represents a White Knight or Trojan Horse.
After the Madoff scandal, Yechiel Eckstein's evangelical organization, IFCJ, is offering financially assistance to a devastated Jewish philanthropic world. Eckstein represents his Christian donors on the boards of the Jewish Agency, Keren Hayesod/United Israel Appeal and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. But many remain suspect.