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Founders 

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Rabbi Felix and Bonnie Halpern hold the roles of Senior Directors at Metro Jewish Resources and Bridges for Peace. With a history spanning more than 20 years, they have been at the forefront of establishing a Messianic Congregation in North Jersey and launching the National Jewish Fellowship within the Assemblies of God. Their dedication has also extended to sharing the message of the One New Man. Felix, a National Appointed Missionary, brings his unique perspective as the child of a Holocaust survivor.

Sal and Carole Miliziano are co-founders of Metro Jewish resources. As Chick-fil-A business owners since 1989, they have discovered a love for Israel and the Jewish people especially after Sal visited Israel for the first time in 2012. They serve on the MJR leadership board by helping steer the direction of the ministry. After retiring in 2021, Sal has written a book “From Matador to Missionary”, (his testimony). In 2022 he was ordained in the Assemblies of God as an emissary in messianic ministry.

MJR TEAM

Tina Mazziotta

Tina Mazziotta

Executive Assistant & Outreach Coordinator

Tina brings a long standing heart for the Jewish people and an evangelistic heart. She has a true servants heart, and loves Israel as the land that God promised to Abraham. In 2019 she make her first pilgrimage to the land.

John Mazziotta

John Mazziotta

Outreach & Church Relations

John has the heart and call of an evangelist. He carries a  bold mantel to proclaim Yeshua's love for the Jewish people as well as the Church for its understanding of Romans 11:11. 

John also compliments the MJR team with a strong mantel for teaching. Both are available to visit Churches and individuals for the cause of the salvation of the Jewish People.

 Joe and Marcy Kenny

Joe and Marcy Kenny

Outreach Team

Joe and Marcy bring hearts of servant hood, and a gift of "helps" . Joe carries a strong teaching mantel , and both conduct Passover Seders upon requests they fullfill MJR's goals of helping churches understand Gods heart of Israel and the importance of reaching Jewish people for Yeshua.  

Rabbi Ron and Nancy Levine

Joe and Marcy Kenny

Rabbi Ron and Nancy Levine have lived a life of full dedication to the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Rabbi Ron has served as an Assistant Rabbi for  over two decades, both Nancy and Ron bring a servant heart, and a passion for their people, the Jewish people. 

ADVISORY BOARD

Dr. Jack Cairns

Dr. Jack Cairns

Director of Education 

Dr Jack Cairns is a Pastor and leader of a congregation in South Jersey. Receiving his Doctoral degree in Jewish studies, he brings solid instruction and teaching on Hebraic / Jewish studies. Dr. Jack Cairns participates regularly in the operations of MJR. 

Dr. Bonney Cassady

Dr. Bonney Cassady

Director for Latin America

Rabbi Bonney Cassidy is a congregational planter and hebraic teacher, leading several congregations in Brazil. He carries the banner of Metro Jewish Resources in building a bridge between the church and the Jewish people. 

Pastor Alberto Torres

Pastor Alberto Torres

Pastor Alberto Torres has served in numerous leadership positions in the Spanish Eastern District. Serving as Pastor, he has a Pastors heart and brings the Heart of God to areas of counsel, leadership and dedication. He has a deep love for the Jewish people and Israel.

Ed Nelson

Ed Nelson

Ed Nelson is a Senior Advisor and serves on the Executive Leadership of Metro Jewish Resources and Bridges for Peace. He is the Secretary Treasurer of the South Carolina District of the Assemblies of God, founder of Belwhether Ministries, and is a long time teacher on Hebraic roots and Jewish Interpretive reasoning of the Bible.

Rabbi Myron Slobin

Ed Nelson

Rabbi Myron Slobin guides his independent congregation and contributes robust organizational abilities to MJR. He collaborates closely with Rabbi Felix in executing MJR's aspirations and aims. With a background at Jews for Jesus, his hands-on expertise greatly benefits MJR's mission.

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