“In times where the voice of extremism is getting louder, and the political tension in the country is elevating, in times where people are losing any hope for peace, I found it a great privilege to join my voice with others in this great and important film “Peacemakers: Crossing the Divide.”

Born and raised in Nazareth, Israel, Azar is an ordained minister who has been serving his Arab Israeli community for over twenty years. He has been a pastor at a local Baptist Church in Nazareth and is an executive for the United Bible Society in Israel. He now serves as the president of Nazareth Evangelical College. Azar is a bridge-builder. His work includes building relationships between local Arab churches and the Muslim community of Nazareth. He also has a deep desire and works diligently towards seeing a united body of Christ in Israel and Palestine.