8 01, 2017

Gidon interviewed on “The Reconnect”

By |January 8th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

From time to time, Gidon or Bob are invited to share their thoughts on a radio program.

Last week, Gidon appeared on the Reconnect with Carmen show, and described life on a small Jewish settlement in the Hebron hills.

Listen to the interview. Happy listening!

20 11, 2016

America, Trump and the Two Golden Calves: From Breaking Israel News

By |November 20th, 2016|In The News|6 Comments

Once again, Breaking Israel News is host to another innovative op ed by Bob O’Dell!
Did the recent Trump victory cause you (a) to cry, (b) to celebrate, or (c) to scratch your head and wonder how this is all going to turn out?

Evangelical Christians are divided these days about how much good will be […]

11 11, 2016

From Breaking Israel News: The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee – Finally Found?

By |November 11th, 2016|In The News|2 Comments

Once again, Breaking Israel News is host to another innovative op ed by Bob and Gidon!
In previous articles we have looked at the Jubilee year from both Jewish and Christian perspectives to examine whether God might be restoring to the world, an identification of the Jubilee calendar as described in Leviticus Chapter 25.

This article […]

29 05, 2016

The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part XIX – Adam’s Jubilee

By |May 29th, 2016|In The News|0 Comments

Breaking Israel News once again has published a new article by Bob:
The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part XIX – Adam’s Jubilee

Today we are going to look for the Bible’s very first hint of a Jubilee, and we are going to do that through the life of its very first human, Adam. Not only […]

8 05, 2016

Latest from Breaking Israel News: Jubilee and… Disaster!

By |May 8th, 2016|In The News|0 Comments

Once again, Breaking Israel News is host to another innovative op ed by Bob and Gidon!
In part 17 of this series we saw that Benjamin Netanyahu held the first-ever Israeli cabinet meeting on the other side of the Jordan River in the Golan Heights, and declared that the Golan will forever be part of […]

24 04, 2016

Trailblazing research of Root Source about Jubilee

By |April 24th, 2016|In The News|0 Comments

Breaking Israel News has been publishing our op-ed pieces about Jubilee, and this week’s installment is especially exciting.

While the actual conclusions are not completely… conclusive:-), the publication of some of the details there are made public in English for the first time!

We welcome you to see for yourself!

27 12, 2015

Gidon featured on Hebrew Nation Online Radio

By |December 27th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

I like to talk to people (have you noticed that?:-)

I especially like to speak to groups.

And I am always happy to be on the radio.

I coincidentally met the host of this program in Jerusalem, and a few weeks later she decided to have me on her show!

And now you can listen to the program […]

22 11, 2015

Charisma Magazine’s Troy Anderson writes about Israel FIRST!

By |November 22nd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Charisma Magazine’s Troy Anderson writes about Israel First!

Israel FIRST! Your Key to Understanding the Blood Moons, Shemitah, Promises to Israel, and the Coming Jubilee authors Orthodox Jew Gidon Ariel and evangelical Christian Bob O’Dell offer explanations “for the lack of a cataclysmic conclusion to the blood moons in Israel and the lack of […]

19 10, 2015

Exclusive Interview with Rabbi Yehudah Glick

By |October 19th, 2015|In The News|2 Comments

Rabbi Yehudah Glick, one of the popular teachers at Root Source, made headlines worldwide last year when he was shot four times in Jerusalem, but survived!
We at Root Source were the first to interview him after his miraculous recovery, and similarly are privileged to share this interview with him today, recorded at his celebratory […]

13 10, 2015

Special Report – Surrounded by the Stabbing Intifada

By |October 13th, 2015|In The News|142 Comments

Gidon Ariel tells us what it is like to live in Israel right now in the midst of the new Stabbing Intifada, with so many terrorist attacks happening every day.

Watch here and add your comments to Gidon directly below!

11 10, 2015

Bob featured on CBN

By |October 11th, 2015|In The News|3 Comments

Our friend Chris Mitchell and the 700 Club team in Jerusalem interviewed Bob O’Dell about the Blood Moons.
Watch here and add your comments below!

2 10, 2015

Bob and Gidon on Smart Talk Radio with Trey Graham

By |October 2nd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Our old, good friend Pastor Trey Graham is a prolific interviewer of all things Israel, and he interviewed Bob and Gidon together a few days before the September 2015 Blood Moon.

Listen to the four segments here:
(search for Gidon or Bob)

or directly from here:

1 10, 2015

Israel FIRST! Press Release

By |October 1st, 2015|In The News|0 Comments


First-Ever Christian Prophecy Book Co-Authored by Orthodox Jew and Evangelical Christian

JERUSALEM, Israel, September 30, 2015 (WIRE RELEASE) – Root Source, a new Israeli organization focused on connecting Jews and Christians, has just released a book that offers a positive perspective on the Blood Moons, Shemitah, Promises […]

1 10, 2015

Blood Moon Report from Jerusalem!

By |October 1st, 2015|In The News|3 Comments

Many Christians were spread around Israel to view the only recent Blood Moon visible in Israel. This was the first Blood Moon visible from Israel since the series of four Blood Moons in 1949/50, all of which were visible here. This Blood Moon was fully covered by the earth’s shadow beginning at 5:11AM Jerusalem […]

28 09, 2015

Blood Moon Photo from Jerusalem

By |September 28th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source student and photographer Sherwood Burton took the above photograph from the Old City of Jerusalem earlier this morning.

27 09, 2015

Is the Final Blood Moon a Supermoon?

By |September 27th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Someone recently wrote to us with this question:

Mark Biltz has said, in his book “Blood Moons,” that this final blood moon is also a SUPER blood moon (when the moon is in its closest orbit to the Earth).  Are you in agreement with this?


Yes, it is true. The moon will be 14% bigger than normal […]

20 09, 2015

Interview with author John Bibee about Israel FIRST!

By |September 20th, 2015|In The News|9 Comments

Christian Author John Bibee was one of the first people to read the full manuscript of the new book, Israel FIRST! The Key to Understanding the Blood Moons, Shemitah, Promises to Israel, and the Coming Jubilee while it was in development. He consulted on the project and helped guide the process of conversion from […]

12 09, 2015

Know Your Limits

By |September 12th, 2015|In The News|9 Comments

Six months ago we made a big deal out of the Total Solar Eclipse on March 20th that reached the North Pole at Sunrise on the First Day of Spring. But when it comes to the solar eclipse on September 13th, we have been silent. Some have also asked us to comment about the […]

12 09, 2015

You Say Shmittah and I Say Shemitah

By |September 12th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Bob’s recent Op-ed on the Shemitah was published on WND.

Bob has been a regular columnist on WND since April of 2015 publishing on topics such as the Blood Moons movie, Blood Moons prayer for Israel and the Gay Marriage ruling.

Click “Read More” to get the link to the column.

To read Bob’s latest WND column, […]

31 08, 2015

Israel FIRST! – under the hood update

By |August 31st, 2015|In The News|3 Comments

Shalom all!

We are really excited about Root Source’s first book:
Israel FIRST!

The Key to Understanding the Blood Moons, Shemitah, Promises to Israel, and the Coming Jubilee
As many readers of this blog are members of Root Source and have studied much of the content of the book (but far from all of it; there are dozens […]

17 08, 2015

Learn Hebrew Instantly? Yes you can!

By |August 17th, 2015|In The News|2 Comments

Root Source teacher Seth Young is one of the world’s leading Hebrew language educators. After successfully teaching tens of thousands of students how to read and translate Hebrew through his webinars, CDs, web sites, email lists, Facebook groups and Facebook applications, it is clear that this is Seth’s special calling.

Seth Young grew up in a suburb […]

16 08, 2015

Israel FIRST!

By |August 16th, 2015|In The News|3 Comments

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12 08, 2015

Faith in the Forces

By |August 12th, 2015|In The News|4 Comments

We in Root Source get hundreds of emails and comments on our lessons! We’re very happy about that (though sometimes a bit overwhelmed:-) because Relationship is a major value for us.

From time to time we get a message that helps focus what we want to convey. Such was this email from Hayley (not her […]

2 08, 2015

Teaching Biblical Truths: an interview with David Ha’Ivri

By |August 2nd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source Teacher, David Ha’Ivri Strives to Settle Israel Land Issues

David Ha’ivri wears many hats. Considered an Israeli settler and political activist by many, he is the Founder and past Director of the NGO Shomron Liaison Office for the Shomron Regional Council. He continues to provide PR support for them, working closely with local […]

2 08, 2015

I’m So Excited!…

By |August 2nd, 2015|In The News|7 Comments

We’re So Excited…

And we just can’t hide it!

As most of the readers of this blog know – probably all of you and many more people – there is a certain event that is close to our hearts (and to the skies) that is scheduled to take place on Sunday night, September 27.

I don’t think […]

2 08, 2015

The Jerusalem Covenant presented to Knesset by Root Source

By |August 2nd, 2015|In The News|2 Comments

Root Source Founder and CEO Presents The Jerusalem Covenant to the Knesset

Gidon Ariel, Founder and CEO of Root Source, participated in presenting to the Speaker of the Knesset, Yuli Edelstein, a beautiful, hard-bound copy of The Jerusalem Covenant. This year’s Covenant contained 50,264 signatures from over 100 countries, ranging from Albania to Zimbabwe.

The Jerusalem […]

27 07, 2015

Pastor Werner Oder – A True Righteous Gentile

By |July 27th, 2015|In The News|10 Comments

Gidon Ariel joins Pastor Werner Oder for a conversation about prayer movements towards Israel.

Pastor Werner Oder is the son of an Austrian Nazi SS officer as was taught to hate Jews from a very early age. The Lord miraculously delivered him from what he calls a spirit of anti-semitism and today he is a […]

2 07, 2015

Israeli Jews Teaching Christians

By |July 2nd, 2015|In The News|4 Comments

Root Source with CEO and Founder, Gidon Ariel, are featured on Israel National News!
“Root-Source founder Gidon Ariel opens our eyes about Israeli Jews teaching Christians,” writes Rabbi Elan Adler.
For the past several months, I’ve been privileged to be on the faculty of this amazing organization called Root Source (root-source.com). There are many Christians around […]

29 06, 2015

The Significance of the Date of Marriage Ruling

By |June 29th, 2015|In The News|1 Comment

Root Source article is featured on WND Signs of the Times

Exclusive: Bob O’Dell explains what happened to Israel 2,600 years ago last Friday

The year 2015 marks the 2600th anniversary of the year the army of Nebuchadnezzar captured Jerusalem and took the Jewish people into Babylonian exile. Although the climax of the battle was clearly […]

21 06, 2015

Rabbi Adler Interviews Gidon Ariel

By |June 21st, 2015|In The News|2 Comments

Shalom all!

A few months ago (from the time of this writing; from when you access this, it might have been a few years ago!:-), one of our favorite dear teachers, Rabbi Elan Adler, who has a radio program on Israel National Radio, asked if he could interview me on his show about Root Source.

If […]

19 06, 2015

Bob O’Dell on In The Last Days

By |June 19th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Natalie and Martin Blackham over at In The Last Days are doing a great job at interviewing Jews and Christians about Judaism, Israel and Jewish-Christian Relations.

Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? :-)

So after interviewing Gidon, Martin set his sights on Bob, and we’re happy to present his interview here as well.


10 06, 2015

Heading Back To Our Roots – Root Source

By |June 10th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

an article about Root Source on breaking Israel News:

To really get a feel for understanding a culture one should seek out masters of that culture, people at the very heart and root of it, and get the information from the source.

An organization aptly named Root Source is doing just that, by providing online courses […]

9 06, 2015

Gidon Ariel on Podcast – Haverim Radio

By |June 9th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Listen to this 21 minute interview with Gidon about Root Source and how it came to be.


22 05, 2015

Gidon Ariel and Root Source featured on In The Last Days

By |May 22nd, 2015|In The News|1 Comment

I am happy to share that I was invited to be interviewed on the popular TV programme “In The Last Days” starring Natalie and Martin Blackham. (I say “programme” because it is broadcast in the United Kingdom, not the United States:-)

See their website www.inthelastdays.com and watch my interview right here!

23 04, 2015

Rabbis Teach Christians In New Online Learning Course

By |April 23rd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is featured in The Times of Israel!

Melanie Lidman covers the April 20, 2015 Celebratory Launch of Root Source quite well in this highly, informative article.

“As a national religious Jew, I feel that there’s a certain affinity between Jews who believe in God and believe in the religious miraculousness of the modern state […]

21 04, 2015

New Blood Moon Revelation Claims to Reveal Date of Biblical Exodus

By |April 21st, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is in Breaking Israel News!

Overlooking Mount Zion, Root Source co-founder and Blood Moon expert Bob O’Dell turned Blood Moon prophecy on its head by demonstrating that Christian Blood Moon theorists were wrong about the signs in the heavens.

O’Dell’s research demonstrates that each tetrad occurring on Jewish feast days revealed a great spiritual […]

20 04, 2015

Root Source Kicks Off a “New Day” in Jewish-Christian Relations

By |April 20th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source celebrates in a featured article on Breaking Israel News!
Israel’s latest startup company is unlike any other in the Startup Nation. Not seeking an IPO or the development of technology, the new venture is aiming higher by hoping to create a revolution in Jewish-Christian relations.
Root Source, an online learning platform where knowledgeable Israeli […]

4 04, 2015

Israeli Rabbi Predicts Blood Moon Judgment

By |April 4th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is featured in CBN News!
Rabbi Amram Vankin predicted years ago that the 44th president of the United States would bring bloodshed to the Jewish people, based on the Hebrew word for blood, “dam,” which has the numeric value of 44. Vankin said this before Barack Obama was elected as the 44th American president.
President […]

3 04, 2015

Saturday’s Blood Moon: The Mainstream Media and a Call to Prayer

By |April 3rd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source co-founder Bob O’Dell writes a featured article for Breaking Israel News!

The mainstream media loves to hate the judgment day predictions of us Christians. I found myself caught-up in this love-to-hate feeding frenzy two weeks ago, after Root Source’s Gidon Ariel and myself informed the world that the March 20 Total Solar eclipse would reach the North Pole, […]

3 04, 2015

Bad Iran Deal Foretold In Celestial Signs?

By |April 3rd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is featured in The Times of Israel!

Genesis 1:14, the verse in which God creates the sun and the moon. A literal English translation of the Hebrew is: “And God said, and there will be lights in the heaven’s firmament, to separate between day and night, and they will be for signs, and for […]

2 04, 2015

Shocking Passover Blood Moon Predictions by Israeli Rabbi

By |April 2nd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is mentioned in this article on Breaking Israel News!
A mystic rabbi living in southern Israel is urging all Jews to pray and repent as the third Blood Moon of a tetrad cycle approaches.
Rabbi Amram Vaknin, who similarly predicted the events of the Gaza flotilla and the Carmel forest fire in 2010, and […]

2 04, 2015

Where and When to See the Passover 2015 Blood Moon

By |April 2nd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is featured in Breaking Israel News!
According to Root Source, the eLearning website that has produced a free eBook about the celestial phenomenon entitled “Blood Moons 101” and six part video series explaining the significance of the recent solar and lunar eclipses, the Passover 2015 Blood Moons can be seen in the western parts of the […]

2 04, 2015

Bob O’Dell Urges Christians To Lift Up Jerusalem For 4 minutes, 44 seconds

By |April 2nd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source founder Bob O’Dell’s article is featured on WND!

For centuries, both Jews and Christians have interpreted solar eclipses and blood moons as signs or omens of bad news.

Drawing on extensive research into history and his keen interest in astronomy, Bob O’Dell presents a unique analysis of these phenomena.

His response is best summed up in […]

31 03, 2015

Passover Blood Moon Call to Prayer for Israel

By |March 31st, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is featured in a Breaking Israel News article!
Christian leaders are hoping to channel the Passover 2015 Blood Moon fever into a time of fervent prayer for Israel.
Pastor Mark Biltz, who first popularized the Blood Moon tetrads, and Bob O’Dell of Root Source, who discovered unique insights connecting the recent solar and lunar eclipses with […]

25 03, 2015

“Four Blood Moons” Movie: The Winners and Losers

By |March 25th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source co-founder Bob O’Dell shares his impressions of the movie, “Four Blood Moons” on Breaking Israel News!
The “Four Blood Moons” movie, produced by Rick Eldridge and Pastor John Hagee, played to packed houses in South Austin, Texas on Tuesday night, a mere 1 hour’s drive from John Hagee’s hometown Cornerstone Church in San Antonio.
Both […]

24 03, 2015

New Hagee Film Examines ‘Four Blood Moons’ Phenomenon

By |March 24th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is on Breaking Israel News!
Only three times in the past 500 years have four of these blood moons (which make up a tetrad) occurred back to back and on major Jewish holy days. What happened in the past around such occurrences?
In 1493, Spain’s rulers completed their expulsion of all Jews and explorer Christopher […]

22 03, 2015

Blood Moon Enthusiasts Pray at the Kotel During Solar Eclipse

By |March 22nd, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is featured on Breaking Israel News!
Although Friday’s solar eclipse over Jerusalem was only partial, the enthusiasm of a group of worshipers near the Temple Mount was total. Organized by Root Source co-founder Gidon Ariel, a diverse group of Christians and Jews prayed for God’s protection over Israel for two minutes during the exceedingly […]

20 03, 2015

The Beauty of A Solar Eclipse

By |March 20th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is in The Washington Post!

Today’s eclipse was said to be a once-in-100,000-years event. And the rarity of that fact surely means something very unusual is happening with the skies. It can’t be a coincidence, said Texan Christian Bob O’Dell. What’s more, we’re only two weeks away from the next blood moon, set to land on […]

20 03, 2015

Connections Abound Between Solar Eclipse and this Sabbath

By |March 20th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is on Breaking Israel News!

Friday’s exceedingly rare solar eclipse over the North Pole, occurring on the Spring Equinox combined with a supermoon, will also take place just hours before the onset of the Sabbath in Israel and the beginning of the new Hebrew month of Nissan, the first month of the Biblical calendar.

This Sabbath […]

19 03, 2015

Root Source and Blood Moons on Voice of Israel Radio

By |March 19th, 2015|In The News|4 Comments

Bob and Gidon were interviewed on the Israel Inspired radio program by Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel.

Tell us what you think!

19 03, 2015

For The ‘Day Of Judgement’ – Solar Eclipse Glasses Alone Won’t Save You

By |March 19th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is in The Huffington Post!

“If God is going to teach a lesson to humanity, to the entire world, there is no more symbolic location from the North Pole.

The site adds: “A total solar eclipse at the North Pole on the first day of spring occurs once every 100,000 years. For it to […]

19 03, 2015

Friday’s Solar Eclipse – Signs from God

By |March 19th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is featured in The Times of Israel!

The signs in the heavens – a total solar eclipse occurring in the middle of the current Blood Moon tetrad – does not necessarily portend doomsday.

These lunar and solar eclipses are “almost like the opening and closing of a chapter,” with “big picture religious meaning,” he […]

19 03, 2015

Exclusive: Friday’s Solar Eclipse Linked to Fateful 1492 Blood Moon

By |March 19th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is on Breaking Israel News in an exclusive, feature article!
This Friday’s exceedingly rare solar eclipse has an astronomical relationship to the fateful 1492 Blood Moon, according to Root Source, in their second major revelation in recent days.
“Friday’s total solar eclipse is a direct descendant of an earlier eclipse that touched land in the New World […]

19 03, 2015

Connecting Fateful 1492 Blood Moon to Friday’s Eclipse

By |March 19th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source was featured on Christian News Wire!

Gidon Ariel noted the trajectory that Spain took following the expulsion of its Jewish residents. “History has shown that nations rise and fall based on how they treat the Jews, and Spain never recovered their previous glory after evicting the Jews.”

What happened in the year 1492?

How is the […]

18 03, 2015

Nissan 1 Solar Eclipse, A Sign Of The Apocalpyse

By |March 18th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source was featured in INQUISITR!

What other factors pointing to the end of times coincide with this upcoming solar eclipse?

Who does the North Pole belong to and how is this correlated to this solar eclipse, according to Bob O’Dell?

Why is a total solar eclipse a warning to the Gentiles and a sign of judgment on the nations, […]

18 03, 2015

In the Shadow of God, Closing and Opening Doors

By |March 18th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source’s very own, Bob O’Dell pens a featured article on Breaking Israel News!
When I first heard that the portion of the Torah which was read last Saturday in synagogues all around the world contained a reference to Nissan 1, the dedication of the Tabernacle, I said “wow”.
I was familiar with that passage, and had already thought of […]

16 03, 2015

Solar Eclipse Seen As ‘Judgment’

By |March 16th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source was featured in WND!

What is the significance of an eclipse that will cover the North Pole in complete darkness at this particular time according to Bob O’Dell?

Why are Gidon Ariel and Bob O’Dell calling for people around the world to pray Isaiah 11:9 for two minutes starting at 10:18 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time?

What […]

16 03, 2015

Overwhelming Response to Upcoming Solar Eclipse

By |March 16th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is on Breaking Israel News!

The current tetrad, or a series of four lunar “blood moons,” are occurring on or just before Jewish holidays over the course of 2014-2015. Many believe that, based on historical evidence, another significant chapter of world history is about to occur. The upcoming blood moon, which will occur on the first […]

15 03, 2015

Torah Portion Proves Solar Eclipse is the ‘Shadow of God’

By |March 15th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source is on Breaking Israel News!

“On the first day of the first month shalt thou rear up the Tabernacle of the tent of meeting. “
(Exodus 40:2)”

For centuries, the weekly Torah portion was the exclusive domain of the Jewish people. Prominent Christian leaders have found connections to the upcoming solar eclipse in Saturday’s Torah […]

12 03, 2015

Global Call to Prayer

By |March 12th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments

Root Source was featured in Charisma News !

What took place on March 20, 2015 – Nisan 1, the first day of spring – that was so rare it only happens once every 100,000 years ?

What is its significance, according to Root Source Founder and CEO, Gidon Ariel?

What did Gidon Ariel, an Orthodox Jew, and Bob O’Dell, a devout […]

12 03, 2015

Beyond Coincidence – Passover Blood Moon Preceded By Total Solar Eclipse

By |March 12th, 2015|In The News|1 Comment

Root Source is on Breaking Israel News!

Timing is key to prophecy and its fulfillment. That is why this event is beyond coincidence.
“The concurrence and rarity of this natural event, together with the times in which we live, indicates the finger of God,” Gidon Ariel, an Israeli Orthodox Jew told Breaking Israel News. Ariel serves as the […]