Israel Pochtar is the pastor of Beit Hallel, the first Hebrew speaking Messianic congregation in Ashdod. He has a deep passion for reaching the Israeli people from all walks of life
with the Gospel of Yeshua HaMoshiach. Their congregation has been instrumental in bringing reconciliation and building bridges between Jews and Arabs. The result has been a growing community of well discipled Believers who have moved their message onto the streets and into the Nations as God originally intended for the people of Israel. The effectis an international ministry called Voice of Judah. Their community has received a large influx of immigrants mostly from the former bloc of the Soviet Union. They come to escape the rise of anti-Semitism and impoverished conditions. They are in need of help in every way and Voice of Judah has been there with humanitarian supplies and helpin assimilating. The love of Yeshua, because of its genuine nature, is turning many hearts that have never heard that a Jewish Messiah was born 2000 years ago in the Land wherethey now live.