19 08, 2017

RS News: Experience the Eclipse Firsthand!

By |August 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are honored to take you to the Great American Total Solar Eclipse of 2017.

Come along for the ride with Bob O’Dell and experience the eclipse along with him!

By the way, if you have no desire to Praise God for His creation of the Heavens, you probably won’t enjoy this video.

 

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19 08, 2017

RS Tours: Golan Heights Overlook

By |August 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you up onto an Israeli volcano to see the best overlook in the Golan Heights shows you the border between Syria and Israel.

See the difference between what Israel has done with the land and Syria.

Part 5 of several.

 

See part 1 here: https://youtu.be/bnhSheFwChg
See part 2 here: https://youtu.be/dADj4oLVEN4
See part 3 here: https://youtu.be/SsHfglFoL4U
See […]

18 08, 2017

Shoftim – August 26 – 4 Elul

By |August 18th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Re’eh Deuteronomy 16:18 – 21:9, Moses instructs the people of Israel to appoint judges and law enforcement officers in every city. “Justice, justice shall you pursue,” he commands them, and you must administer it without corruption or favoritism. Crimes must be meticulously investigated and evidence thoroughly examined—a minimum of […]

17 08, 2017

Bob O’Dell talks about the eclipse!

By |August 17th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

On August 10, 2017, Root Source Co Founder Bob O’Dell was invited to guest on a radio station in Austin.

He was asked to talk a little bit about the eclipse.

Listen to the audio below!

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13 08, 2017

Israel Today, a symposium held at Temple Shalom in Dallas.

By |August 13th, 2017|Ask The Rabbi|0 Comments

On August 7, 2017, We received an email from our good friend Vicki who informed us about a symposium that she attended in Dallas and how she wished we could have witnessed the event so unusual in that people of all walks, secular and religious, Jewish and Christian, came together with one thing […]

13 08, 2017

An Israeli Holocaust survivor and the world’s oldest man, dies at 113.

By |August 13th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

The world’s oldest man, Israel Kristal has died on August 11, 2017, a month before his 114th birthday. As we all know, he was awarded and given a certificate as the world’s oldest man by the Guinness World Records. He survived the Holocaust and was the only survivor of his large Jewish family.

Last year, […]

11 08, 2017

Re’eh – August 19 – 27 Elul

By |August 11th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Re’eh Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17, “See,” says Moses to the people of Israel, “I place before you today a blessing and a curse”—the blessing that will come when they fulfill God’s commandments, and the curse if they abandon them. These should be proclaimed on Mount Gerizim and Mount Ebal […]

9 08, 2017

RS Tours: The Syrian Ghost Town

By |August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you up onto the Golan Heights and shows you a Syrian Ghost Town, its former headquarters in the Golan pre-1967.

See the torture room in the basement where they would electrocute their own Syrian soldiers. No graphic images are shown.

Part 4 of several.

See part 1 here: https://youtu.be/bnhSheFwChg
See part 2 here: https://youtu.be/dADj4oLVEN4
See […]

6 08, 2017

Inspired Campaign Brings Hearts of Campus Millennials Closer to Israel, Torah

By |August 6th, 2017|In The News|2 Comments

Once again, Breaking Israel News covered Root Source Israel First! Campus Campaign Project.
Online educational institute Root Source is reaching out to thousands of millennial college students, one of the most desirable and difficult demographics for the pro-Israel cause, in order to spread the word of God’s prophetic work in the Holy Land.

The purpose of the […]

6 08, 2017

Hype or Hope? The Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017

By |August 6th, 2017|video, Theology|2 Comments

Negative or positive?

All eclipses are the subject of prophetic speculation. Is that hype? And what about hope?

We weigh evidence on both sides of the question. Both historical and biblical prophecy views are presented, and then we ask you to decide for yourself!

4 08, 2017

Eikev – August 12 – 20 Av

By |August 4th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Eikev  Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25, In the Parshah of Eikev (“Because”), Moses continues his closing address to the children of Israel, promising them that if they will fulfill the commandments (mitzvot) of the Torah, they will prosper in the Land they are about to conquer and settle in […]

3 08, 2017

Interview: Rabbi Shor -5- Bob asks a Personal Question

By |August 3rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Bob asks Rabbi Dov Ben Shor a personal question about his Tefillin, and he answers it in a surprisingly open and candid way.

Part 5 of 5.

3 08, 2017

Interview: Rabbi Shor -4- Temples 1/2/3 – Comparing God’s Presence

By |August 3rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Rabbi Dov Ben Shor explains the differences in God’s divine presence manifested in the First, Second and the coming Third temple.

He specifically walks through the five things that the First Temple had, that the Second temple lacked, and then compares the First temple to the coming Third temple, which will be nothing like the […]

3 08, 2017

Interview: Rabbi Shor -3- How to Obey God and Get Arrested

By |August 3rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

In part 3, Rav Dov Ben Shor explains the activities of the nascent Sanhedrin, and the delicate interplay between religion and the law of the land, and waiting for God’s timing.

Can you guess what commandment was given by God, that they are eager to fulfill, yet if they they kept it would certainly get […]

3 08, 2017

Interview: Rabbi Shor -2- Story of the Sanhedrin Restart

By |August 3rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

In part 2, Rav Dov tells the behind the scenes story of exactly how they restarted the Sanhedrin after more than 1000 years, using the principles laid out by Maimonides many centuries ago.

Interestingly he lays out his philosophy of the “purpose of prophecy” in the bible. The answer may surprise you.

Part 2 of 5.

3 08, 2017

Interview: Rabbi Shor -1- Foundations of the Sanhedrin

By |August 3rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

In this series we interview Rabbi Dov Ben Shor, who we have found to have one of the clearest, most authentic perspectives on “the times in which we find ourselves”.

In this segment he explains the WHY of the newly formed Sanhedrin in Israel.

Part 1 of 5.

1 08, 2017

Tisha B’Av – Day of Calamity

By |August 1st, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

On August 1, the Jewish People will observe Tisha Be’Av, the somber fast day of remembrance for many and all calamities and tragedies that befell the Jewish People. Many Christian friends of Israel and the Jewish People are considering praying or fasting as a sign of fraternity and identification with the Jews on this day. […]

30 07, 2017

Root Source on the Temple Mount

By |July 30th, 2017|Root Source Tours|4 Comments

Among other areas of interest that Root Source’s Gidon Ariel has, he is also an activist for the Temple Mount.
Join him as he was one of the few people who succeeded in visiting the Mount during the two weeks that no Muslims were there, as there was a boycott because of the metal detectors […]

28 07, 2017

Va’etchanan – August 5 – 13 Av

By |July 28th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Va’etchanan Deuteronomy 3:23 – 7:11, Moses tells the people of Israel how he implored God to allow him to enter the Land of Israel, but God refused, instructing him instead to ascend a mountain and see the Promised Land.

Continuing his “review of the Torah,” Moses describes the Exodus from […]

24 07, 2017

Eve’s Add-on to the Commandment

By |July 24th, 2017|Ask The Rabbi|3 Comments

 

Sharon asked:
(May the Lord put His words in your mouth and may He cover you with the shadow of His hand. (Isaiah 51:16a, NKJV) May you speak what is right and may it be of value to others. (Proverbsx 16:13, TNIV )
Rabbi: in Gen 2 Adam is commanded by HaShem RE “not to eat (of tree of knowledge of good and evil) […]

21 07, 2017

Devarim – July 29 – 6 Av

By |July 21st, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Devarim Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22, On the first of Shevat (thirty-seven days before his passing), Moses begins his repetition of the Torah to the assembled children of Israel, reviewing the events that occurred and the laws that were given in the course of their forty-year journey from Egypt to […]

19 07, 2017

Paradise Lost

By |July 19th, 2017|Ask The Rabbi|0 Comments

 

Sharon asked:
You make it clear, at the end of this lesson, that “there is always a way back.”
What does Judaism teach about the after-Eden lifestyle, accomplishments, ‘start-up’ of Adam and Chavah? If the Hebrew “shuv-I” can be defined as “to come back home,” did they accomplish that goal? Is “repentance” a part of that […]

14 07, 2017

Matot-Masei – July 22 – 28 Tamuz

By |July 14th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Matot-Masei Numbers 30:2–32:42, Moses conveys the laws governing the annulment of vows to the heads of the tribes of Israel.

War is waged against Midian for their role in plotting the moral destruction of Israel, and the Torah gives a detailed account of the war spoils and how they were […]

12 07, 2017

RS Tours: The Israeli Spy in the Golan

By |July 12th, 2017|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you up onto the Golan Heights and shows you what Israeli spy Eli Cohen did that allowed Israel to take the Golan quickly and decisively from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War.

Part 3 of several.

See part 1 here: https://youtu.be/bnhSheFwChg
See part 2 here: https://youtu.be/dADj4oLVEN4

11 07, 2017

Enjoy the Music! – Moskowitz Prize 2017

By |July 11th, 2017|In The News|1 Comment

Nothing but Israeli music here!

Excerpts from the music played at the Moskowitz Prize 2017 celebration at Sultan’s Pool in Jerusalem.

10 07, 2017

RS News: Moskowitz Prize Winner 2017

By |July 10th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source News shows you who won the biggest prize in Zionism: The Moskowitz Prize.

The 2017 winner was Moshe Arens, and we capture his remarks about how only one-half of Jerusalem is showing signs of the rebirth of Israel. Awards ceremony was on May 22, 2017.

9 07, 2017

A UNIQUE NATION INDEED

By |July 9th, 2017|In The News|1 Comment

 

The Prime Minister of India represents the great number of people in the world who are in awe of Israel * In the West, Israel is repressed; but in the East, Israel is constantly taken notice of * Israeli academics are perplexed when asked what the secret of Israel’s success is, and whether it […]

7 07, 2017

God’s Great Unfinished Work in Bethel

By |July 7th, 2017|Israel|2 Comments

Bob O’Dell concludes his talk at the Jerusalem Channel conference by finishing his remarks on Offense and talking about a major omission in the ministry of Jesus:  Bethel, and what that might mean for the coming of Messiah.

Part 4 of 4.

Note:  To watch all four parts in a single video, click here.

7 07, 2017

A Giant “Cross” in Galilee

By |July 7th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|0 Comments

Bob O’Dell describes a discovery he made of a giant cross in the Galilee when viewed from the map above.

Part 3 of 4.   After watching, click on “next” on this blog post to see part 4.

7 07, 2017

The Great Christian Temptation: Offense

By |July 7th, 2017|video|1 Comment

Bob O’Dell tells about his own journey to push back against taking offense.

He considers it the second main strategy the enemy uses to keep Christians from fulfilling their destiny.

Part 2 of 4.   After watching, click on “next” on this blog post to see part 3.

7 07, 2017

The Two Golden Calves: Where are they now?

By |July 7th, 2017|video, Theology|0 Comments

Where are they now?  We see them every day!

Bob O’Dell talks about the two golden calves that were set up in the Northern Kingdom of Israel in the towns of Dan and Bethel, and shares his opinion of what these two idols can teach us about everyone’s natural bias to lean either to the left and the right.

Part […]

7 07, 2017

Pinchas – July 15 – 21 Tamuz

By |July 7th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|1 Comment

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Pinchas Numbers 25:10 – 30:1, Aaron’s grandson Pinchas is rewarded for his act of zealotry in killing the Simeonite prince Zimri and the Midianite princess who was his paramour: God grants him a covenant of peace and the priesthood.

A census of the people counts 601,730 men between the ages […]

5 07, 2017

RS Tours: Inside a Yeshiva – Part 2

By |July 5th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|2 Comments

Gidon Ariel of Root Source Tours narrates for us what is going on inside the Har Etzion Yeshiva a few miles south of Jerusalem in Gush Etzion, to show us how Jews study the Torah in Israel.

Part 2 of 2.

 

5 07, 2017

RS Tours: Inside a Yeshiva – Part 1

By |July 5th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|0 Comments

Gidon Ariel of Root Source Tours takes us to the entrance of the Har Etzion Yeshiva and explains his connection to this location and how Jews study Torah in Israel.

Part 1 of 2.

3 07, 2017

Where is the Ark Today? Part 4 – Dome of the Spirits

By |July 3rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|3 Comments

Root Source Interviews and Tours covers one of the most compelling theories we have ever heard about the current location of the Ark of the Covenant, with Dr. Edoardo Recanati.

In this final segment he tells us exactly where on the temple mount is the location where the Ark is stored, and the role of […]

3 07, 2017

Where is the Ark Today? Part 3 – Solomon’s Treasure Map

By |July 3rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Root Source Interviews and Tours covers one of the most compelling theories we have ever heard about the current location of the Ark of the Covenant, with Dr. Edoardo Recanati.

In this segment he explains the clues left to us by Solomon on where to find the Ark, and talks about the parallels between the […]

30 06, 2017

Balak – July 8 – 14 Tamuz

By |June 30th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Balak Numbers 22:2–25:9, Balak, the king of Moab, summons the prophet Balaam to curse the people of Israel. On the way, Balaam is berated by his donkey, who sees, before Balaam does, the angel that G‑d sends to block their way. Three times, from three different vantage points, Balaam […]

28 06, 2017

RS Tours: Golan – A Rebuilt Synagogue

By |June 28th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|1 Comment

Root Source tours continues its Golan excursion with a story about a large rebuilt phase-2 synagogue – the Umm el-Qanatir (or Kanatir) synagogue near the Sea of Galilee.

Discovered in 1884 it has been reassembled brick by brick over the last 15 years. Learn the difference between phase-1 and phase-2 synagogues in Israel and how […]

27 06, 2017

Israel First! Campus Campaign

By |June 27th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

Shout out to Beth Cheng! Beth is a volunteer liaison in the Israel First Campus and Millennials Campaign. She had SO MUCH FUN distributing our books with her coworkers and friends!

THANK YOU BETH!

Become a liaison today!
sign up here >> root-source.com/rsliaison

 

 

27 06, 2017

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23 06, 2017

RS Tours: Ascending the Golan Heights

By |June 23rd, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|3 Comments

Root Source Tours allows you to experience the transition from the Sea of Galilee, 700 feet below sea level, to the top of the Golan Heights.

Enjoy the views along the way to the Jewish village of Nattur.

23 06, 2017

Chukat – July 1 – 7 Tamuz

By |June 23rd, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Chukat Numbers 19:1 – 22:1, Moses is taught the laws of the red heifer, whose ashes purify a person who has been contaminated by contact with a dead body.

After forty years of journeying through the desert, the people of Israel arrive in the wilderness of Zin. Miriam dies, and […]

22 06, 2017

Where is the Ark? Part 2 – He Shares his Answer

By |June 22nd, 2017|video, Theology|2 Comments

Root Source Interviews and Tours covers one of the most compelling theories we have ever heard about the current location of the Ark of the Covenant, through our guest Dr. Edoardo Recanati.

In this segment he gives us his answer.

Part 2 of 4.

22 06, 2017

Where is the Ark? Part 1 – Meet Dr. Recanati

By |June 22nd, 2017|video, Theology|3 Comments

Where is the Ark today?

Root Source Interviews and Tours introduces you to one of the most compelling theories we have ever heard about the current location of the Ark of the Covenant, through our guest Dr. Edoardo Recanati, an Israeli Jew who has lived in the land for over 35 years.

Part 1 of 4.

16 06, 2017

Korach – June 24 – 30 Sivan

By |June 16th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Korach Numbers 16:1–18:32, incites a mutiny challenging Moses’ leadership and the granting of the kehunah (priesthood) to Aaron. He is accompanied by Moses’ inveterate foes, Dathan and Abiram. Joining them are 250 distinguished members of the community, who offer the sacrosanct ketoret (incense) to prove their worthiness for the priesthood. […]

16 06, 2017

RS News: Two Sticks – Ephraim and Judah – Coming Together?

By |June 16th, 2017|video, In The News|0 Comments

Root Source news covers an event on the reconciliation of Ephraim and the Ten Tribes with Judah, in Jerusalem in May 2017.

The conference was put on by COI – the Commonwealth of Israel and is about the two houses: Israel/Ephraim and Judah coming together.

 

 

Two additional links mentioned in the news report above, are as […]

16 06, 2017

RS Tours: Mount of Olives – Part 4 – Temple Mount Insights

By |June 16th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|0 Comments

Root Source Tours helps you look at the Temple Mount in a deeper way, explaining everything that can be seen from the Mount of Olives.

What and where are the Huldah gates, the Acra, the Ophel, the Al Marwani mosque, the Hurva Synagogue among others?

Part 4 of 4.

15 06, 2017

THE NEW CHRISTIAN ZIONISM

By |June 15th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

 

Now in its thirty-sixth year, the annual Feast of Tabernacles celebration, sponsored by the International Christian Embassy (ICEJ—the J stands for its headquarters in Jerusalem), attracts thousands of Pentecostal Christians from around the world to Israel. Timed to coincide with the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles is intended as a public […]

15 06, 2017

Mazel Tov! Gidon’s Daughter Is Getting Married!

By |June 15th, 2017|Current Events|16 Comments

We don’t talk much about our personal lives here on Root Source, but some things you just can’t hold back.

Root Source’s CEO and co-founder, Gidon Ariel, has five children, and one of them, Shira Rina, is getting married today!

In fact, at this moment, if you are reading our newsletter as it is delivered!

That’s Shira […]

15 06, 2017

Do You Live In One Of These States?

By |June 15th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

We’re MORE THAN Halfway There!

As you know, we are running a campaign to distribute thousands of copies of our best selling book Israel FIRST! To do that, we are recruiting liaisons who will each distribute thirty books for free. We are giving away free Root Source subscriptions and chances to win free trips to […]

12 06, 2017

Guest Presentation on the Ten Lost Tribes

By |June 12th, 2017|video|1 Comment

The following is a paper by Steven M. Collins on the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel, a noted author on the subject.

It was presented at the Common Wealth of Israel Shavuot Conference 2017.

The actual material was presented by Stephen Spykerman, another author on the same topic.

9 06, 2017

Shelach – June 17 – 23 Sivan

By |June 9th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Shelach Numbers 13:1–15:41, Moses sends twelve spies to the land of Canaan. Forty days later they return, carrying a huge cluster of grapes, a pomegranate and a fig, to report on a lush and bountiful land. But ten of the spies warn that the inhabitants of the land […]

8 06, 2017

RS Tours: Mount of Olives – Part 3 – Dome of the Spirits

By |June 8th, 2017|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you to the top of the Mount of Olives and finds a place to see the Golden Gate lined up with the Dome of the Spirits and the Spire at the Church of the Ascension.

We also take you to three churches on the way down the hill, ending at the […]

8 06, 2017

RS News: 50th Anniversary Celebration with Netanyahu

By |June 8th, 2017|In The News|1 Comment

Root Source News covers the June 7 celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem put on between the governments of Israel and the United States: #50forJerusalem

In this celebration at the Texas State capital we caught up with the authors of the new anti-BDS legislation, Carol Alvarado and Phil King, and heard […]

3 06, 2017

Interview: Rabbi Bin Nun – Parabolic Logic – Man and God

By |June 3rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|1 Comment

Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun explains the his discovery of Parabolic Logic, that he gained from the writings of Rabbi Kook, one of the most famous Rabbi’s in modern Israel.

4Rabbi Bin Nun says that the parabola is God’s perfect shape to describe man’s interaction with the infinite. He contrasts it with circular, elliptical and hyperbolic […]

3 06, 2017

RS Tours: Western Wall – Going Back to 1967!

By |June 3rd, 2017|Current Events|1 Comment

Root Source Tours takes you back 50 years from the day of the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem back to the Western Wall in the year 1967.

See what the Kotel looked like then, take a peek at the very first wedding at the wall, and see how quickly things changed in the days […]

2 06, 2017

Beha’alotcha – June 10 – 16 Sivan

By |June 2nd, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|2 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Beha’alotcha Numbers 8:1–12:16, Aaron is commanded to raise light in the lamps of the menorah, and the tribe of Levi is initiated into the service in the Sanctuary.

A “Second Passover” is instituted in response to the petition “Why should we be deprived?” by a group of Jews who […]

2 06, 2017

RS News: A 1967 Paratrooper Speaks Out

By |June 2nd, 2017|In The News|2 Comments

The three Israeli paratroopers who were part of the iconic 1967 soldiers photograph at the Western Wall return 50 years later.

Root Source News is there when one of them is approached by a western reporter who asks a question that annoys him.

2 06, 2017

Interview: Avi Lipkin – Trump Visits Israel – Part 3

By |June 2nd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|2 Comments

Root Source interviews brings you a multi-part series from Avi Lipkin on the topic of Trump’s recent visit to Israel.

Avi talks about Trump’s relationship to Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas and warns Trump against pressuring Israel to divide the land for peace, and says what he thinks will happen if he does.

He also explains a […]

2 06, 2017

Interview: Avi Lipkin – Trump Visits Israel – Part 2

By |June 2nd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|4 Comments

Root Source interviews brings you a multi-part series from Avi Lipkin on the topic of Trump’s recent visit to Israel.

Avi believes Trump is already the #1 most-positive US President towards Israel, in US history.

Part 2 of 3.

For more information on Avi’s Root Source video collection go to http://root-source.com/channels/the-five-deceptions-of-islam-avi-lipkin/

To see Part 1 click “previous” or […]

2 06, 2017

Interview: Avi Lipkin – Trump Visits Israel – Part 1

By |June 2nd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|2 Comments

We begin a multi-part series from Avi Lipkin following Trump’s visit.

Avi shares his view of what it means to bless and curse Israel and whether Putin blessed Israel when he declared West Jerusalem the capital of Israel, but East Jerusalem the capital of Palestine.

Part 1 of 3.

For more information on all of Avi’s videos […]

28 05, 2017

Sights and Sounds of the Jerusalem Jubilee

By |May 28th, 2017|Current Events|3 Comments

We shot scenes all over the city of Jerusalem on Wednesday May 24th, 2017 on the 50th anniversary celebration of the reunification of Jerusalem.

Enjoy these sights and sounds!

Note: In Israel holidays are celebrated on their Hebrew Calendar anniversary, not the Gregorian calendar anniversary. The 1967 the capture of the Old City on June 7th […]

27 05, 2017

RS News: Mayor of Jerusalem on Trump and Jerusalem Jubilee

By |May 27th, 2017|In The News|1 Comment

We got an interview with Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem on May 24th, the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War and the Reunification of Jerusalem, about the future of Jerusalem and his reaction to the Trump visit, including whether he was disappointed in his decision not to move the US Embassy.

We look for […]

26 05, 2017

Nasso – June 3 – 9 Sivan

By |May 26th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Nasso Numbers 4:21 – 7:89, completing the headcount of the Children of Israel taken in the Sinai Desert, a total of 8,580 Levite men between the ages of 30 and 50 are counted in a tally of those who will be doing the actual work of transporting the Tabernacle.

God […]

20 05, 2017

Judea was Liberated 50 Years Ago!

By |May 20th, 2017|Current Events|1 Comment

On Sunday May 21, a special celebration was held in Judea for the liberation of Judea during The Six Day War in 1967.

Here is a quick seven minute summary of the event which lasted over an hour and was live streamed around the world!

 

For the full live stream replay go to  http://thelandofisrael.com

 

 

20 05, 2017

Jerusalem 50: Welcome to Jerusalem

By |May 20th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

Jerusalem 50th anniversary lighted bridge welcomes visitors into West Jerusalem.

20 05, 2017

Jerusalem Mayor to Trump: Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

By |May 20th, 2017|In The News|1 Comment

Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Birkat calls on President Trump to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. Root Source captured this call at an event held on the Friday before Trump’s arrival at the eve of the Jerusalem Jubilee, the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967 during The Six Day War.

19 05, 2017

Bamidbar – May 27 – 2 Iyyar

By |May 19th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Bamidbar Numbers 1:1 – 4:20, in the Sinai Desert, God says to conduct a census of the twelve tribes of Israel. Moses counts 603,550 men of draftable age (20 to 60 years); the tribe of Levi, numbering 22,300 males age one month and older, is counted separately. The […]

18 05, 2017

RS Tours: Mount of Olives – Part 2 – The Golden Gate

By |May 18th, 2017|Root Source Tours|2 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you to the top of the Mount of Olives and looks at the large number of graves and the golden gate on the Temple Mount.

We also tell the story of the first Jewish home to be built on the Mount of Olives.

Part 2 of 4.

13 05, 2017

RS Tours: Mount of Olives – Part 1 – Seven Arches

By |May 13th, 2017|Root Source Tours|2 Comments

We start our tour of the Mount of Olives by going to the Seven Arches Hotel and looking North, South, East and West to get oriented in what is arguably one of the most famous views in the entire world.

Part 1 of 4.

12 05, 2017

Behar-Bechukotai – May 20 – 24 Iyyar

By |May 12th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Behar-Bechukotai Leviticus 25:1 – 27:34, on the mountain of Sinai, God communicates to Moses the laws of the Sabbatical year: every seventh year, all work on the land should cease, and its produce becomes free for the taking for all, man and beast.

Seven Sabbatical cycles are followed by […]

12 05, 2017

Invited Blog Post: At the Heart of Judaism

By |May 12th, 2017|Current Events|1 Comment

The following is an invited blog post from a Christian Root Source reader. Her name is being withheld upon her request.

At the Heart of Judaism
A Perspective from a Non-Jew

The courage of a father who prayed on Temple Mount at his daughter’s funeral while Police averted their gaze.

The resilience of a man who envisaged fresh, […]

8 05, 2017

Interview: Geoff Barnard – Part 3 – Is Israel Safe?

By |May 8th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|1 Comment

Author Geoff Barnard discusses his book, Is It Safe? in which challenges the traditional view that Israel is on the verge of experiencing The Times of Jacob’s Troubles. He claims that the time of Jacob’s trouble was the Holocaust, and so it has already come and gone.

He also claims that not only is Israel the […]

8 05, 2017

Interview: Geoff Barnard – Part 2 – Making Aliyah

By |May 8th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|1 Comment

Root Source interviews author Geoff Barnard who talks about his connection to the Fountain of Tears and sculptor Rick Wienecke in Arad, making Aliyah as a Christian to Israel in 2006 and how they ended up in the town of Arad.

In this video he explains the key fact that allowed him to be approved […]

8 05, 2017

Interview: Geoff Barnard – Part 1 – Living in Arad

By |May 8th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Root Source interviews author Geoff Barnard of Arad, Israel who talks about life in the town, growing up in England, and how God first turned his attention to the nation of Israel in 1967.

Part 1 of 3.

8 05, 2017

Root Source Interview: Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun – Messianic Age

By |May 8th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|1 Comment

Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun gives his views of what will and will not change when the Messiah comes and the Messianic Age arrives.

5 05, 2017

Emor – May 13 – 17 Iyyar

By |May 5th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Emor Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23, begins with the special laws pertaining to the kohanim (“priests”), the kohen gadol (“high priest”), and the Temple service: A kohen may not become ritually impure through contact with a dead body, save on the occasion of the death of a close relative. A […]

4 05, 2017

Interview: Rabbi Bin Nun – Einstein, God and Freedom

By |May 4th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|6 Comments

Regardless of how much you like science, this is one video you really need to watch!

Your perception of Einstein will never be the same, after you hear Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun explain the scientific discovery ruined his life’s work, and what that discovery has to do with faith in God, and your freedom of choice. Although this […]

3 05, 2017

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Israel in the eyes of its first US ambassador

By |May 3rd, 2017|Israel|0 Comments

An archived TV interview from 1952 provides a rare real-time glimpse into conditions surrounding the toddler Jewish state, as reported by James G. McDonald, America’s first ambassador to Israel.

Few Americans today will remember “Longines Chronoscope,” a CBS-network program sponsored by a watchmaking company that ran from 1951 to 1955. Billing itself as “a television […]

28 04, 2017

Acharei-Kedoshim – May 6 – 10 Iyyar

By |April 28th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Acharei-Kedoshim Leviticus 16:1 – 20:27, following the deaths of Nadav and Avihu, God warns against unauthorized entry “into the holy.” Only one person, the kohen gadol (“high priest”), may—but once a year, on Yom Kippur—enter the innermost chamber in the Sanctuary to offer the sacred ketoret to God.

Another […]

26 04, 2017

Gidon Ariel at the 2017 Jerusalem Channel Passover Convocation

By |April 26th, 2017|Current Events|3 Comments

Gidon Ariel of Root Source presents at the Jerusalem Channel 2017 Passover Convocation.

Bob asks Gidon about leaven, separation of the Jewish people from their neighbors and about the idea behind Root Source.

26 04, 2017

Root Source Campus Campaign – Next Level!

By |April 26th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

Important news!!

Many of you have read our best selling book Israel FIRST!
and many have contributed to our Campus and Millennials Campaign to distribute that book to thousands of young adults all over North America.

We are very happy to share that we are launching the next stage of that ambitious campaign!

We have hired Ana Angel […]

23 04, 2017

Questionnaire reportage of Gidon Ariel

By |April 23rd, 2017|Ask The Rabbi|1 Comment

Around January 2017, I was asked by a foreign documentarian to be interviewed. The interview ultimately didn’t take place, but he asked me some initial questions that I though our Root Source readers would like to have a chance to see.
What is Judaism for you?
Judaism is my identity. My way of life. It is […]

21 04, 2017

Tazria-Metzora – April 29 – May 3 Iyyar

By |April 21st, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Tazria and Metzora Leviticus 12:1 – 15:33, continue the discussion of the laws of tumah v’taharah, ritual impurity and purity.

A woman giving birth should undergo a process of purification, which includes immersing in a mikvah (a naturally gathered pool of water) and bringing offerings to the Holy Temple. All […]

19 04, 2017

Guest Blog: Salvation is from the Jews

By |April 19th, 2017|Theology|8 Comments

The following is an invited guest blog post from Root Source member Paul Smith. Root Source saw one of his blog post comments and invited him to write a longer piece explaining his views.
Salvation is from the Jews
 Or
Why I do not expect or want a Jew to be something other than a Jew
By […]

19 04, 2017

RS Tours: Aqaba Jordan – Part 3 – Visiting Israel Often

By |April 19th, 2017|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source Tours tells gives you an inside look at how coming to every major feast in Jerusalem, Israel for the last 10 years has changed the lives of Bob and Valerie Parham.

Part 3 of 3.

19 04, 2017

RS Tours: Aqaba Jordan – Part 2 – Why Move There?

By |April 19th, 2017|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source Tours tells you the fascinating story of why Bob and Valerie Parham left the USA and moved to Aqaba Jordan, and why and how the community of believers is growing there, and how they found work.

Hint: It has to do with Israel. Part 2 of 3.

19 04, 2017

Interview: Sharon Sanders – Part 3 – The Coming Kingdom

By |April 19th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|3 Comments

Root Source Interviews Sharon Sanders of Christian Friends of Israel, talks about how the church needs to wake up to the coming Kingdom, and the 2 teachers that influenced her thinking the most.

Part 3 of 3.

19 04, 2017

Interview: Sharon Sanders – Part 2 – Why the Fire Within Her?

By |April 19th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|1 Comment

Root Source Interviews Sharon Sanders of Christian Friends of Israel, who shares the story of the Orthodox Rabbi who changed her life, and what he asked her to do for him before he died.

Part 2 of 3.

14 04, 2017

Shemini – April 22 – 26 Nisan

By |April 14th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Shemini Leviticus 9:1–11:47 on the eighth day, following the seven days of their inauguration, Aaron and his sons begin to officiate as kohanim (priests); a fire issues forth from God to consume the offerings on the altar, and the divine presence comes to dwell in the Sanctuary.

Aaron’s two elder […]

13 04, 2017

Interview: Sharon Sanders – Part 1 – Coming to Israel

By |April 13th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Root Source Interviews Sharon Sanders, a co-founder of Christian Friends of Israel, about the story of how she and her husband Ray, came to Israel to start the ministry.

Sharon also invites Root Source viewers to join her at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the re-unification of Jerusalem in May 2017. Part 1 of 3.

13 04, 2017

Root Source Tours: Aqaba Jordan – Part 1 – Overview

By |April 13th, 2017|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you along the border of Israel and Jordan to the city of Aqaba on the Gulf of Aqaba and across from Eilat Israel.

Gidon stops along the way there pray his morning prayers at sunrise. Part 1 of 3.

7 04, 2017

Passover – April 15 – 19 Nissan

By |April 7th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

On the FIRST DAY OF PASSOVER we read from the book of Exodus (12:21-51) of the bringing of the Passover Offering in Egypt, the Plague of the Firstborn at the stroke of midnight, and how “On this very day, God took the Children of Israel out of Egypt.”
The reading for the SECOND DAY OF […]

4 04, 2017

The Downloadable Haggadah!

By |April 4th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|1 Comment

Last week we shared Ulpan Or’s Interactive Haggadah.
If you want to print out that haggahdah, here is a PDF version of it.
Happy learning!

http://www.ulpanor.com/ebooks/haggadah/mobile/index.html

4 04, 2017

Holiday Lesson For Passover – Destroy Chametz, Gain Freedom

By |April 4th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

Holiday Lesson For PassoverBy Rabbi Chanan Morrison
Destroy Chametz, Gain Freedom
By the first day [of Passover] you must clear out your homes of all leaven. (Exodus 12:15)
Why Clear Out Chametz?
Why does the Torah command us to destroy all chametz (leaven) found in our homes during Passover? It is logical to eat matzah; this fast-baked food […]

4 04, 2017

Replacement Theology

By |April 4th, 2017|Theology|4 Comments

Watch the video as Bob O’Dell of Root Source discusses the Replacement Theology.

Learn more about the Orthodox Jewish and Evangelical Christian co-founders of Root Source at https://root-source.com/who-we-are/

3 04, 2017

New Bonus Channel Added – 2017 Broadcast Archives

By |April 3rd, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

All paid members of Root Source receive multiple a number of bonus channels including access to archives of all of our best newsletter content.

We are happy to announce that we have already published over 25 videos on the brand new 2017 Archive Channel.

Click here to watch the free trailer, and access all the bonus channels through  https://root-source.com/mychannels/

 

31 03, 2017

Tzav – April 8 – 12 Nisan

By |March 31st, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Tzav Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36, God instructs Moses to command Aaron and his sons regarding their duties and rights as kohanim (“priests”) who offer the korbanot (animal and meal offerings) in the Sanctuary.

The fire on the altar must be kept burning at all times. In it are burned […]

28 03, 2017

Gidon Ariel – Stand with Israel Conference – Part 2

By |March 28th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|7 Comments

How can Christians and Jews Stand Together?

In this part 2 video, Gidon answered the questions coming from the audience in the conference.

See part 1 here

27 03, 2017

Gidon Ariel – Stand with Israel Conference – Part 1

By |March 27th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|4 Comments

How can Christians and Jews Stand Together?

Watch the video as Gidon Ariel discusses why it is important for Christians to stand with Israel and what it means to Israel.