Shuvah Yisrael is an Elder run Congregation.Currently the Board of Elders consists of five Elders, of which its lead teaching Elder is Rabbi Larry Feldman.
Rabbi Larry, was raised in a Conservative Jewish home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . He came to faith in Yeshua, the Messiah, after receiving his B.A. in Psychology from Temple University in 1970, whereupon he felt the calling of God to prepare for service in full-time ministry. He attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois , and received a diploma in the Advanced Studies Program in 1974. He led a Messianic congregation in Brooklyn, New York for the next five years. In 1979, he enrolled at the Dallas Theological Seminary where he received a Master of Theology degree in Semitic Languages and Old Testament Studies. Larry has founded six Messianic congregations, including Shuvah Yisrael and he currently lives in Irvine with his wife, Fran.
The Other Four members of the Board of Elders are:
- John Doyle
- Dana Kasdan
- Cliff Koustik
- David Little