About Our Congregation
Return to Zion Congregation was established by Leon and Nina Mazin in 2001, with Russian-speaking immigrants from the former Soviet Union comprising ninety-nine percent of the congregation. In 2004, the congregation birthed a daughter congregation, called Branch of Galilee, located in Upper Nazareth.
The vision of Return to Zion is to “Restore faith in Yeshua in Israel in our days.” We do this through humanitarian and educational outreaches such as Oasis Media (a Russian language media ministry), Rainbow of Sounds Music School, a food distribution program, Haifa Theological Institute and a ministry to Holocaust survivors.
Our address: Israel, Haifa, Str. Tel-Aviv 11.
HTI was established in 2009 through a joint effort of five Messianic congregations in Haifa. HTI's vision is to strengthen the Russian-speaking Messianic body in Israel and to train future Messianic leaders. Since mid-July 2011, Return to Zion has taken more r...