Steering Committee


  • David Chernoff

    Chairman - Beth Yeshua - Philadelphia, PA

    David Chernoff is the Chairman of the IAMCS & Senior Rabbi of Beth Yeshua in Philadelphia. Raised as a second-generation Messianic Jew, Rabbi David has a fortunate background not many Jewish children can claim. His parents, Martin and Yohanna Chernoff, were pioneers in the Messianic Movement. They served the Lord for over 40 years bringing Messiah Yeshua (Jesus in Hebrew) to the Jewish People. Rabbi Chernoff currently lives in Philadelphia with his wife Debra. They have three children.

  • Jeff Adler

    Sha'arey Yeshua - Indianapolis, IN

    Jeffrey A. Adler, comes from a family with five generations of Messianic Jews. A native of Cincinnati, he has a Master of Divinity degree and has led Messianic synagogues is Cincinnati and Indianapolis since 1978. He is currently Rabbi of Congregation Sha’arey Yeshua in Indianapolis.

  • KEN ALPREN

    KOL DODI - NASHVILLE, TN

    Rabbi Ken Alpren is the congregational leaderof Kol Dodi in Nashville, TN. He has over 35 years in ministry. In that time he’s been involved in congregation planting, hosting television and radio programs, serving in missions at home and abroad, spending ten years, serving as the President of the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship, and many other ministry positions.He and his wife Frances live in Franklin and have four grown children.

  • Eric Lakatos

    Tikvat Yisrael - Lyndhurst, OH

    Eric Lakatos is the Rabbi of Tikvat Yisrael Messianic Synagogue in Lyndhurst, OH.

  • DAVID LEVINE

    BETH ISRAEL MESSIANIC SYNAGOGUE - JACKSONVILLE, FL

    David Levine is the Rabbi of Beth Israel Messianic Synagogue in Jacksonville, FL.

  • Frank Lowinger

    b'rith hadoshah - buffalo, ny

    Rabbi Lowinger is the shepherd of Congregation Brith Hadoshah Messianic Synagogue, a position he has held since 1983. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America and is a past President. In addition, Rabbi Lowinger has served many years on the Steering Committee of the IAMCS and is now the ordaining body’s Chairman. Rabbi Lowinger is a Board Member and Officer for the Resource Center for Jewish Ministry in Cincinnati, Ohio, and serves as President of the Messianic Times newspaper.

  • David Rosenberg

    Shuvah Yisrael - Plainview, NY

    Rabbi David Rosenberg & his wife Rebbitzen Helene Rosenberg founded Shuvah Yisrael in May of 1989. They each hold a Masters of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary. Both work full-time for the synagogue and reside in Westbury, Long Island. They have three sons and five grandchildren. Rabbi David has smecha (ordination) with the IAMCS. Shuvah Yisrael belongs to both the IAMCS and the UMJC for over 20 years.

  • MATT ROSENBERG

    restoration - seattle, wa

    Rabbi Matt Rosenberg is the congregational leader of Restoration in Seattle, WA.

  • David Schneier

    Beth Hallel - BIRMINGHAM, AL

    Rabbi David Schneier is the congregational leader of Beth Hallel in Birmingham, AL.

  • Michael Weygant

    Rosh Pina - Oklahoma City, Ok

    Michael Weygant is the Rabbi of Rosh Pina Messianic Jewish Congregation in Oklahoma City.