About Us

Rabbis Scott and Rabbin D'vorah Eliana Brandt
image Rabbis Scott and Deborah Brandt have been from the Chicago area their entire lives, and have been married for over 25 years, They are the Rabbis and founders of Deborah's Messianic Ministries and Messianic Congregation "Beit Midrash Tefillah Hallel (an outreach of Deborah's Messianic Ministries). They were Ordained as Rabbis by Rabbi Mordecai Silver of Etz Chaim Congregation in New Mexico.

Rabbis Scott & Deborah Brandt have been the Shepherds of Beit Midrash Tefillah Hallel Congregation (which they established in 2004) for over 10 years.

Rabbin D'vorah Eliana Brandt is a Jewish believer in Messiah Yeshua and has a B.A. Div in Judaic Studies from the Judaic Studies Institute and is working on her Masters Degree in Judaic Studies as well.

It is their desire to be a light to the Chicago area by bring the message of the "Restoration of All Things In Yeshua" and " Teaching a Yeshua Centered Torah Lifestyle" to the Chicago area. They do this by teaching a Torah submissive lifestyle with Yeshua as the center of our faith. Beit Midrash Tefillah Hallel's ministries include weekly Torah Study, Yeshiva classes, Judaic Studies Institute Satellite School, Weekly Shabbat Services, Children's Ministry, Woman's & Men's ministry, Evangelism outreach, and many other ministry outreaches. Beit Midrash Tefillah Hallel also celebrates the weekly Shabbat, New Moon and all the Feasts of Israel as a Congregation. They consider their Congregation not only as a place of Worship but also a Talmidim training ground for the members to go forth in the gifts and callings YHWH has placed upon their lives. Rabbin Deborah has been serving Messiah Yeshua in ministry for over 40 years, and Rabbi Scott for over 30 years.

Rabbin Deborah has been teaching the Jewish Roots of the Bible for over 20 years. They believe in the restoration of the Whole House of Israel, The House of Judah and The House of Israel which also includes the Nations as well.

Some of the areas of ministry that Rabbin Deborah has been involved in include:

4 years in Prison Ministry

5 years in Street Ministry

Radio Ministry- ResTORAHation In Yeshua Radio Program/Podcast

Youth Ministry advisor

Singles Leader/Pastor

Woman's Ministry

Teaching Seminars

Prayer Groups

Crated Web Site - Deborah's Messianic Ministries which has been runing for 20+ years

Founder of the Chicago ResTORAHation Conferences which averaged 300-400 people in attendance 2008 to 2012. Currently we are not doing the conferences to better focus on the local outreach and the growth of the Congregation. However we do bring special speakers into our Kahilah as well. Founded Congregation Beit Midrash Tefillah Hallel in the Chicago area 2004

Started a Yeshiva School to train members for ministry

Vice President of Judaic Studies Institute

Rabbi Scott's gift is Evangelistic, where as Rabbi Deborah functions as the main teacher, administrator and overseer of the ministry. Rabbi Scott has always been fully supportive of the teaching and leadership gifts of Rabbin Deborah and they realize that they function as one In Him for His Kingdom and His Glory.

Rabbis Scott and Debra simply consider themselves Bond Servants of Yeshua and their desire is to teach the Body of Messiah, who they are In Him by teaching the importance of returning to a Yeshua Centered Torah & Jewish Lifestyle and to be prepared for His eminent return.