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Leadership

Senior Leadership

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Rabbi Itzhak Shapira

Rosh Yeshivat Shuvu

Tzahi (Itzhak) Shapira was born and raised in a traditional Sephardic Jewish home in Israel.

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Rabbi Steven A. Bernstein

Head of Department of Theology

Rabbi Bernstein is the Rabbi at Aydat HaDerekh Messianic Synagogue in Fort Myers, FL.

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Pastor Matt McKeown

Pastoral Supervision

Pastor Matt McKeown is the Associate Pastor at the UBIC in Holly Hill, FL. 

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Pastor Raul Rubio

President of Shuvu Español

Pastor Raúl Rubio is founder the Yovel Messianic Foundation in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Douglas A. Wheeler, Ph.D., Th.D.

Shuvu University

Dr. Wheeler has an earned Ph.D. from California Graduate School of Theology and an earned Th.D. from Florida Theological Seminary.

Leaders by Country

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Anderson Gomes Thürig

Shuvu Switzerland

Anderson is the founder of Messianic Jewish Congregation Beit Moriyah, in the State of Zurich - Switzerland.

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Pastor Lorenzo Greco

Shuvu Belgium

Lorenzo is Pastor in the Beth Yeshua community in Belgium. Currently, represent Yeshivat Shuvu in Italy.

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Daniel Rodrigo

Shuvu Sri Lanka

Daniel and his family have been instrumental in building the first Messianic Jewish Synagogue in Sri Lanka.

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Daniel S.

Shuvu Singapore & Malaysia

Daniel is a Founder and a Pastor at Kehilat Etz Chayim. He has been a Talmid of Yeshivat Shuvu since 2015.

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Andre Widodo

Shuvu Indonesia

Andre has been studying in Yeshivat Shuvu since the yeshiva was started in 2015.

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Benyamin Obadyah

Shuvu Indonesia

Benyamin is the Pastor of Beit El & Shoresh Messianic Fellowship congregations in Jakarta.

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Pastor Joseph John

Shuvu India

Pastor Joseph is the President of Kehilat Bethlechem in Hyderabad, India.

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Ralf Matuzelski

Shuvu Australia

Ralf is the lead elder at Derech HaMashiach on the Gold Coast, Australia. 

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Giborah McDonald

Shuvu United Kingdom

Giborah McDonald with her husband Ian is a Founder and Leader of AlephOmega Ministries.

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Daniel & D'vorah Calic

Shuvu Israel

Daniel and D'vorah are founders and directors of Bless Israel Network.

Staff

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Alezur Cabezas Perez

Rabbi Assistant Position

Alex (Alezur) is a Messianic Moreh and has been studying under R. Shapira from the beginning of Yeshivat Shuvu.

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Noah Bearden

Head of Media Production

Noah is a talented video editor and is responsible for all video production and post-production.

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Carlos Mendoza

Web Infrastructure & Design

Carlos is a Web Designer with 10+ years of experience in app/web development.