Amud HaEsh (Pillar of Fire) is a Hebrew speaking, Ethiopian community in Jerusalem. Amud HaEsh helps the next generation of Ethiopian Jewish believers walk in God’s purpose for them by building Messianic congregations that offer sound, Biblical teaching in both Hebrew and Amharic, while working to support the growth of strong families who are well adapted to Israeli life and culture.
- Founded 2015
- Jerusalem, Israel
About the Leadership
Pastor Kokeb Gedamu and his wife, Menalu, were born and raised in Ethiopia, but fled to Sudan during the communist uprising, making aliyah to Israel many years later in 1996. Pastor Gedamu studied at the Open Bible Faith Fellowship of Canada and is also an ordained Rabbi with the International Alliance of Messianic Congregations and Synagogues (IAMCS) where he serves as Regional Director for Africa. Pastor Gedamu has a passion for revival, healing and deliverance, teaching the Jewish roots of the Christian faith, and seeing Ethiopian Jews return to Israel.