What is Maoz Israel?

Maoz Israel is a Messianic Jewish organization based in Tel Aviv, dedicated to reaching the lost in Israel since 1976.

Get to know Maoz

Learn about the Maoz Israel team, the founders, and the board.

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We’ve received a Platinum rating from GuideStar.

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Maoz Israel Leadership

Kobi Ferguson

Kobi Ferguson

Executive Director

Kobi is the Executive Director of Maoz Israel. He oversees all the operations of Maoz in Israel as well as our six Maoz Israel branches around the world.

Shani Ferguson

Shani Ferguson

Chief Creative Officer

Shani Ferguson, daughter of Ari and Shira Sorko-Ram and the granddaughter of Gordon and Freda Lindsay was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. Having grown up immersed in Israeli culture but also connected to her American heritage, Shani has a unique ability to unite the authenticity of Middle Eastern culture with the American palate.

Ari Sorko-Ram

Ari Sorko-Ram


A man of varied backgrounds, Ari was a professional rugby player in France and played for the French National Rugby team and then signed as a professional football player in the NFL for the St. Louis Cardinals. He went to undergraduate and graduate school at the University of Southern California, studying psychology.

Shira Sorko-Ram

Shira Sorko-Ram


Born in the U.S., Shira has lived in Israel since 1967 and been a citizen of Israel since 1970. Shira has been a director of documentary films and has written about Israel’s Biblical rights to the land of Israel—and God’s future plans for the Israeli people—in many periodicals. Shira writes a monthly newsletter, Maoz Israel Report, giving the prophetic, political, and spiritual perspective of current events in Israel.

How to get involved

Here’s how you can help create strong believers in Israel


Read the monthly Maoz Israel Report and view our projects to see how we’re helping.


Our wide range of projects work to make believers strong in Israel—from translating faith books into Hebrew, to producing Hebrew worship music.


We see a bright future for believers in Israel. When you give to a project, you are helping secure a strong life in a challenging land.

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Over $7 million distributed

We’re on a quest to meet the needs of hurting believers in Israel. Join our benevolence outreach, I Stand With Israel.

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I Stand With Israel has distributed over $5 million.

Together we can see all Israel saved.

When you support Maoz Israel you’re strengthening the body of believers throughout Israel. You can make a lasting difference in the future of Israel. Give today.