avi & chaya mizrachi

Avi Mizrachi is the director of Dugit Ministries and the pastor of a Messianic congregation in Tel Aviv, Israel. He and his wife Chaya have been serving in Israel for over thirty years. In 1993, Avi Mizrachi opened Dugit as an evangelistic outreach center located in the heart of Tel Aviv. The Hebrew word “Dugit” means little fishing boat, like the ones used by the disciples on the Sea of Galilee. Functioning as a coffee shop and outreach center, Dugit provides a friendly environment where Israelis can hear about Yeshua (Jesus) the Messiah and receive teaching. 

Find out more about Dugit Ministries at www.dugit.org/ or scroll down to the information below on how to pray for Tel Aviv. 

why tel aviv?

Fast facts about the city of Tel Aviv, Israel:

  • 3.3 million people
  • The southern part of the city is the biblical location of Joppa, where the prophet Jonah came from.
  • The Tel Aviv region contains more Jews per capita than any place on earth.
  • It is currently Israel’s center for commerce and trade, high tech, and the military; but is widely known for its avid nightlife, white beaches, sports, and café culture. 
  • Only 0.2% of the Jewish population of Israel believes that Yeshua (Jesus) is the Messiah.

Find out more about unreached people in Israel at https://joshuaproject.net/countries/IS. 

Prayer Points:

  • For continued opportunity for Jews to encounter Jesus as their Messiah
  • For unity between Jewish and Arab believers
  • For Jewish believers to continue being bold in their faith