JOE AMARAL is a licensed and ordained minister and travels full-time as a sought after conference and event speaker. Amaral is the host and producer of a weekly television show filmed on location in Israel called First Century Foundations. His close work with the archaeological and religious community in Israel affords him a unique perspective and opportunity to gain special insight into first-century life and culture. Amaral has produced several teaching DVD's on the subject of Hebraic Roots as well as several documentaries about Israel. Amaral continues to travel to Israel on a regular basis to further his studies as well as conducting tours. He lives with his wife, Karen, and family in Ontario, Canada.