Ministering to olim hadashim (new repatriates)

In our country there is a saying — "There is no emigration to the State of Israel; there is repatriation". That means Jewish people are returning home from different countries and different cultures. Nevertheless, from time to time, despite all humanitarian programs of the Israeli government, these people are facing a new culture and material difficulties. As a result, they fin...
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Educational trip on Yom Kipurim

September 28, 2017, a day before THE great day in the Jewish calendar—Yom Kipurim(the Day of Atonement)—our congregation "Return to Zion" organized an educational trip for the new Olim Chadashim (immigrants), with the main purpose of giving them the opportunity to see and touch the unique history of our people, the Jewish people. First, we visited Gilgal, a very si...
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Educational Trip to Beit Shean for New Immigrants:

On June 30, 2017, our outreach team organized a trip to Beit Shean and Mount Gilboa.  The purpose of this trip was to introduce the new immigrants to the ancient history of our people and this land; to help them get connected to it.  During the visit to the archaeological site of Beit Shean, we learned a lot about the history of this place and its surroundin...
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Passover celebration for new immigrants

April 16, 2017 For the new immigrants, we organized an introductory evening for Passover and Jewish tradition with worship songs, the Passover Seder, which includes the Passover Seder plate (matzah, egg, bitter herbs, charoset, celery, shank bone), and the explanation of its meaning.  The words from the prophet Isaiah of the return of Jewish people to their promised land ...
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trip to biblical sites for new immigrants

On April 13th, 2017, our outreach team organized a trip to biblical sites for new immigrants:  Mukhraqa, Migdal, the mount of Beatitudes.  There was not an empty seat on the bus, which was due to the holiday – Passover.  After the story of the prophet Elijah, all were invited to pray for the people of Israel and the land of Israel.  Raising their hands each ...
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From Latrun to Jerusalem. Educational trip for new immigrants

Our team continues the tradition of educational trips for new immigrants around Israel.  We would like to express our gratitude to the Messianic Center "Beit Sar Shalom" in Jerusalem, which is sponsoring them.  The excursion included a visit to several places associated with the events described in the New Testament.  The first one in line was a special place - t...
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Providing food baskets to assist new immigrants and families who have many kids

At the beginning of March of this year, in the facility of our congregation we have been able to distribute over 50 food baskets to assist new immigrants and families who have many kids. During the winter time, many parents complain that their children are sick, so, apart from helping with food, we offered to pray for both the children and the parents. All of whom were invited ...
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Another Educational tour for Olim Chadashim to Banias and Tel Dan

On February 10, 2017, a team from our Messianic Congregation, Return to Zion, ceased the opportunity to arrange a one day tour for the Olim Chadashim (new immigrants) to northern Galilee during the end of our winter season. This time of year there are special blooms that occur throughout Israel. After heavy rains, the Jordan River is filled by streams of water from its major ...
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Taiwanese culture evening

⁠⁠⁠On January 13, our Congregation, Return to Zion, held an evening centered around Taiwanese culture. There were a lot of interesting activities such as a puppet theater, traditional Taiwanese songs, master classes of traditional Taiwanese crafts and a Chinese characters writing class, as well as molding of ravioli and Taiwanese tea tasting. As usual, at such events, we ...
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Tiberius for Olim Chadashim

On December 23, 2016, a team from our Messianic Congregation, Return to Zion, visited Tiberius with a group of Olim Chadashim (new immigrants). They also visited the Mount of Transfiguration and other places where Yeshua (Jesus) walked, as well as the Jordan River, the place where Yeshua was immersed. Later they enjoyed a wonderful trip on a boat on the Sea of Galilee and had a...
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