Surprise Encounter at the Supermarket

Sometimes our work serving the homeless in south Tel Aviv can be intense and emotionally challenging, but I have learned that God always gives us grace to continue in the calling He has given us. He repeatedly shows us that what we are doing is making a difference. Here is an example. Each month we… Read more »

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Feed Tel Aviv On New Year’s Eve

Happy New Year, dear friends! I would like to share an update with you about our weekly outreach, Feed Tel Aviv. Because my wife has a Russian background, I know that the Gregorian calendar New Year’s Eve holiday (called Novy Gode) is an especially festive and nostalgic time for the many Israeli citizens who come from… Read more »

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Feed Tel Aviv – Street Stories

Each week we are on the streets in south Tel Aviv, handing out food and ministering to the poorest of the poor in our nation – drug addicts, those enslaved in the sex industry, and those who have simply fallen on hard times. Each week I encounter people whose stories would break your heart. Each… Read more »

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FEED TEL AVIV

By Moti Cohen, elder at Tiferet Yeshua Congregation “My daughter is hungry, and it’s her birthday today. Maybe you have some food left over that I can bring her to make her happy?” This was said to me by an older gentleman who appeared to be in his early sixties as we were taking food… Read more »

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Project Feed Tel Aviv

In the darkest places, the light shines brightest Congregation Tiferet Yeshua sits at the border between Tel Aviv’s booming financial center and southern Tel Aviv – which is home to some of the poorest, most marginalized and needy communities in the country. When we began going out into the streets several years ago in a… Read more »

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Going to the Death Camps with my Kids and Maintaining my Sanity

I don’t know how to start this journal. It’s true that this trip started and ended in Israel, but as the trip progressed so many things happened. I remember the warm welcoming we received in Germany. It was late at night, we entered this big saloon where all the German/Austrian/Swiss youth’s families stood. There was… Read more »

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Real Peace Between Arabs and Jews in Israel

The one issue that dominates most of Israel’s headlines is the “peace” process between Jews and Arabs in the Middle East. When I was a child, I was certain that by the time I enlisted in the army, Israel would have achieved peace, and I wouldn’t have to fight. However, by the time I reached… Read more »

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Son of the Commandment: A Testimony

A bar mitzvah ceremony is a traditional Jewish coming of age ceremony climaxing in the 13 year old boy reading verses from a Torah scroll. This is a testimony of how one Bar Mitzvah changed the life of one particular Israeli. A very effective way to spread the gospel is by hosting events at the congregation… Read more »

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More Tel Aviv Testimonies

In our congregation Tiferet Yeshua in Tel Aviv we recently began a new Foundations of Faith course. ‘M’ one of our recent students desires to be baptized at the end of the course. Now we want to share with you another testimony, the story of ‘R’ ‘R’ joined our congregation a few months ago, after… Read more »

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