Northern border Region
Congregations and Ministries
Congregational Profile For
Kehilat Katzir Asher, The Harvest
of Asher Congregation
Leader: Guy & Tali Cohen
Based in: Akko, the important ancient coastal
port of Acre, north of the Haifa Bay close the Lebanese border.
Akko is one of the poorest of Israeli towns and the congregation
is led by a young family man who was born and grew up in Akko.
Leader’s current associations and pertinent background:
Under the spiritual covering of Eitan Shishkoff, Ohalei Rachimim
(Tents of Mercy).
Associate ministers/leaders: Worship: Bill Bokelman
and Joseph Kim
Sister congregations: Tents of Mercy
Language of Services/ Translations provided:
Hebrew w/English and Russian translation.
Primary Ministry Focus to: native-born Israelis;
new immigrants from all nations, especially former Soviet Union,
Ethiopia and Latin America.
Other Ministries or outreaches: Social work is
a high priority with food and clothing bank and other
opportunities throughout the Akko community.
Theological/Spiritual Emphasis: Torah-positive;
Ministry Postal Address: PO Box 1018 Kiryat Yam
Donations Addressed to: (within the USA) Tikkun
Ministries International, PO Box 2997, Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Phone: (301) 977-3515 firstname.lastname@example.org (Please Note
Donations specifically earmarked for Harvest of Asher ministry)
Direct Deposit Donations information: Bank –
31; Code – Acre (Acco); City – 072; Branch –
271683; Account Number – Tents of Mercy; Address –
28 Yehoshafat St., p.o.b. 3143; Zip code – 24512; Telephone
– 04-9559200; Fax – 03 -5134072; Swift Code –
FIRBILITXXX; Working hours – Sun-Thurs 8:30-13:30 and Mon,
Congregational Phone numbers: 04-8777921.
Amutah Status: Registered as a non-profit organization
in Israel (amutah)