Meet the TV Teaching Team

Our team is driven by a heart for the restoration of the body of Messiah and guided by sound scholarship, specializing in the study and teaching of Scripture from its historical, linguistic, and cultural context. They use the latest scholarship, ancient Jewish sources, and extra-biblical literature to present a Messianic Jewish reading of the Bible and early Jewish-Christianity.

Toby Janicki

Toby, the host of A Promise of What is to Come, contributes to First Fruits of Zion as a staff writer, teacher, project manager, and speaker. Toby has a passion for reconnecting Christians to the Jewish roots of their faith and teaching about the coming Messianic kingdom. He has appeared on First Fruits of Zion's discipleship course HaYesod: The Foundation, and he has authored numerous articles, teachings, Bible studies, and books including his latest book, God-Fearers: Gentiles & the God of Israel. Toby lives in Loveland, CO with his wife and four children.

Aaron Eby

Aaron serves on the First Fruits of Zion teaching team as a writer, speaker, educator, and translator. He is the translator of the Vine of David, Delitzsch Hebrew English Gospels, and numerous liturgical publications. Aaron has written articles and teachings for First Fruits of Zion including his latest book, Biblically Kosher: A Messianic Jewish Perspective. Aaron has a passion to restore a Jewish understanding of Jesus. He is raising a traditional Messianic Jewish family in Hudson, WI.

Boaz Michael

Boaz, the founder and director of First Fruits of Zion, has been serving in the kingdom for two decades as a leader, teacher, and international speaker. An American-Israeli and second-generation Messianic Jewish believer, Boaz is raising a traditional Jewish family while pioneering in the field of Messianic Judaism. His passion is to introduce the Church to the Jewishness of Jesus and the gospel message and to introduce the Jewish people to Jesus. He is the author of numerous articles and teachings, including his latest book, Tent of David: Healing the Vision of the Messianic Gentile.

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