17 11, 2017

Vayeitzei – November 25 – 7 Cheshvan

By |November 17th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Vayeitzei Genesis 28:10 – 32:3, Jacob leaves his hometown of Beersheba and journeys to Charan. On the way, he encounters “the place” and sleeps there, dreaming of a ladder connecting heaven and earth, with angels climbing and descending on it; G‑d appears and promises that the land upon which he […]

17 11, 2017

Bob Speaks About Replacement Theology and Balfour Declaration

By |November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bob O’Dell’s comments at a joint event on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration put on by Bridges for Peace and Israel 365. Gidon is asked about replacement theology. Bob shares his experience in how to talk to people about replacement theology, and then talks about what to be looking for in the […]

17 11, 2017

Gidon Speaks out on Replacement Theology

By |November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gidon Ariel’s comments at a joint event on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration put on by Bridges for Peace and Israel 365. Gidon is asked about replacement theology.

Sorry about the video quality on this video. We didn’t even know we were being recorded on an iPad but Israel 365 was kind enough […]

16 11, 2017

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – New Membership Model for Root Source

By |November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dear Friends,

We at Root Source are working full time to provide the best possible access to authentic Jewish wisdom taught by loving Israeli teachers for Christians worldwide.

We are excited to announce a major redesign of our site that will make your access to Root Source channels and lessons much easier, faster, cheaper and […]

12 11, 2017

What is the role of Yeshua in Jews mission to lead people / the world back to God?

By |November 12th, 2017|Ask The Rabbi|2 Comments

 

Rev. Dr. John Tierno asked:
Rabbi, my wife and I have greatly enjoyed your teachings… thank you. As a gentile believer and ordained minister, something jumped out at me as I listened to lesson 9. You stated a few times that the Jews mission is to lead people/the world back to God. What I didn’t […]

11 11, 2017

Gidon Ariel of Root Source was quoted in BIN article.

By |November 11th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

Gidon Ariel, founder and CEO of Root Source was quoted in an article from Breaking Israel News entitled ” Balfour Declaration Was “Biblically-Based Miracle” Bringing Christians and Jews Together”
Gidon Ariel, founder and CEO of Root Source, an organization that enables and encourages dialogue and relationships between Christians and Jews, gave a unique perspective on […]

11 11, 2017

Solar Eclipse and the Joshua Miracle? Don’t Take the Bait!

By |November 11th, 2017|video, Theology|3 Comments

For those who consider that the Bible is an accurate representation of history, or entirely from God, the widely published idea that a solar eclipse could corroborate those events seems like good news for sure. Not so fast, please.

Yes, at one level, I suppose that if someone had decided that the Exodus was just a […]

11 11, 2017

Interview: New Zealander Rider at Beersheva – Part 2

By |November 11th, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|0 Comments

Don Moore talks about the little bible that changed his life, and what it means to work on behalf of Israel 100 years after his grandfather’s rode in the 1917 Battle of Beersheva.

Filmed at the Leonardo Hotel in downtown Beersheva on Oct 30, 2017. Part 2 of 2. (10:08)

10 11, 2017

Toldot – November 18 – 29 Cheshvan

By |November 10th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

 

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Toldot Genesis 25:19 – 28:9 , Isaac and Rebecca endure twenty childless years, until their prayers are answered and Rebecca conceives. She experiences a difficult pregnancy as the “children struggle inside her”; God tells her that “there are two nations in your womb,” and that the younger will prevail over […]

9 11, 2017

RS News: How One Pro-Israel Christian UK Student Changed His School

By |November 9th, 2017|video, Uncategorized, In The News|0 Comments

Story of how one lone college student got apartheid week canceled at his university, and the videos that went viral.

This story was told to a room full of Israeli Jews on the Centennial of the Balfour Declaration in Jerusalem on November 2, 2017.  (5:59)

9 11, 2017

Interview: New Zealander Rider at Beersheva – Part 1

By |November 9th, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|2 Comments

Root Source introduces you to Don Moore who retraced his grandfather’s footsteps by riding in the 2017 Centennial of the Battle of Beersheva. Part 1 of 2.  (12:05)

9 11, 2017

RS News – Lord Balfour – Why did he do it?

By |November 9th, 2017|video, In The News|0 Comments

Root Source News brings you a short clip from Lord Leslie Turnberg, author of Beyond the Balfour Declaration, refuting the most commonly taught reasons about why Lord Balfour agreed to champion his declaration.

This was recorded on November 2, 2017 on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, from the Chaim Weizmann Hall in Jerusalem. […]

5 11, 2017

RS News: Bibi and Malcolmb Turnbull on Beersheva Anniversary

By |November 5th, 2017|video, In The News|7 Comments

Prime Minister Netanyahu makes heartfelt comments while Prime Minister Malcomb Turbull of Australia shares surprisingly good stories and inside information on the famous charge of the Australian Light Horse Brigade on October 31, 1917 in Beersheba in the Battle of Beersheva.  (21:16)

5 11, 2017

In big anniversary year for Israel, Christian Zionists see signs of the Messiah

By |November 5th, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

JTA – Fifty years since the Six-Day War, 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, 150 years since Mark Twain first visited Palestine.

This has been a year of big Israel-related anniversaries. To the Jewish state’s most diehard Christian supporters, the barrage of milestones is not mere coincidence but rather a harbinger of prophecies being fulfilled.

Continue […]

5 11, 2017

RS News: New Zealand and Australian Horses at Beersheva

By |November 5th, 2017|In The News|2 Comments

Root Source News takes you to Tel Sheva, the site of ancient Be’er Sheva as well as the site of a key part of the Battle of Beersheva where New Zealanders took the key hill that made the Australian Light Horse Charge possible. (7:24)

5 11, 2017

RS News: Balfour Declaration – 100 Years – Jerusalem

By |November 5th, 2017|In The News|4 Comments

Root Source News takes you to a historic event put on by Stand With Us on November 2, 2017 on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration issued from the UK.  (5:49)

3 11, 2017

Chayei Sara – November 11 – 22 Cheshvan

By |November 3rd, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

 

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Chayei Sara Genesis 23:1–25:18, Sarah dies at age 127 and is buried in the Machpelah Cave in Hebron, which Abraham purchases from Ephron the Hittite for four hundred shekels of silver.

Abraham’s servant Eliezer is sent, laden with gifts, to Charan, to find a wife for Isaac. At the village well, […]

1 11, 2017

The Reformation and Israel: Some Unfinished Business

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

We are happy to share with you an article from our friends at ICEJ!

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29 10, 2017

RS Tours: Understanding the Battle of Be’er Sheva

By |October 29th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|1 Comment

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the battle of Be’er Sheva that was the key victory that took the Holy Land out of the hands of the Ottoman Turks, after 400 years of continuous rule.

Be’er Sheva was their stronghold and the key to Palestine. A surprise attack by the British and ANZAC forces combined to […]

29 10, 2017

Reflections on Balfour 100 from Rabbi Sacks

By |October 29th, 2017|video|0 Comments

We are happy to share with you the “Reflections on Balfour 100 from Rabbi Sacks”.

29 10, 2017

From Breaking Israel News: The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part XXVII – Was 5777 a Jubilee Year?

By |October 29th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

Once again, Breaking Israel News is host to another innovative op ed by Bob and Gidon!In the past twenty-six articles and our book Jubilee Now, 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 […]

27 10, 2017

Vayera – November 4 – 15 Cheshvan

By |October 27th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Vayera Genesis 18:1 – 22:24, God reveals Himself to Abraham three days after the first Jew’s circumcision at age ninety-nine; but Abraham rushes off to prepare a meal for three guests who appear in the desert heat. One of the three—who are angels disguised as men—announces that, in exactly one […]

23 10, 2017

Revisiting the Antisemitism of Martin Luther at 500th Anniversary

By |October 23rd, 2017|Current Events|3 Comments

While much positive celebration will occur on or about October 31, 2017 in connection with the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, we feel it is appropriate to revisit a video we published over a year ago regarding the Antisemitism of Martin Luther, whose effects continue even today in more than 50 church building […]

23 10, 2017

Hype or Hope: Is the Protestant Reformation Linked to Israel?

By |October 23rd, 2017|Theology|3 Comments

In one week, Christians will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation that was led by Martin Luther.

In that same week, Israel and the Nations will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheva and the surprise charge by the Australians that won it.

Later that same week we will celebrate the British […]

21 10, 2017

The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part XXVII – Was 5777 a Jubilee?

By |October 21st, 2017|In The News|3 Comments

In the past twenty-six articles and our book Jubilee Now, 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. The idea was basically that 1967 was such a pivotal year that we […]

20 10, 2017

Lech-Lecha – October 28 – 8 Cheshvan

By |October 20th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|4 Comments

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Lech Lecha Genesis 12:1 – 17:27, God speaks to Abram, commanding him, “Go from your land, from your birthplace and from your father’s house, to the land which I will show you.” There, God says, he will be made into a great nation. Abram and his wife, Sarai, accompanied by […]

17 10, 2017

Ten From The Nations Book Launch Video

By |October 17th, 2017|Current Events|3 Comments

We are excited to share with you a video of the official Ten From The Nations book launch in Jerusalem.

Gidon Ariel of Root Source was a contributor to the book, and his talk concluded the evening. The whole video is excellent, Gidon’s talk starts at 1:02:26.

If you weren’t able to be there, We hope […]

15 10, 2017

Gidon Ariel Speaks at Feast of Tabernacles Sukkot Event in Jerusalem

By |October 15th, 2017|video, Current Events|0 Comments

Last week was the festival of Sukkot, and Gidon was invited to be the keynote speaker at Christine Darg’s event on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.

We hope that we will be able to find a complete recording of his talk, but for now we got this bit of the introduction.

We hope you like […]

13 10, 2017

Noach – October 21 – 1 Cheshvan

By |October 13th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Noach Genesis 6:9 – 11:32, God instructs Noah—the only righteous man in a world consumed by violence and corruption—to build a large wooden teivah (“ark”), coated within and without with pitch. A great deluge, says God, will wipe out all life from the face of the earth; but the ark […]

8 10, 2017

Bereshit from the book “The Light from Zion”

By |October 8th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|3 Comments

Bereshit is the first weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. The parashah consists of Genesis 1:1–6:8.

This year, Root Source published a groundbreaking book, The Light From Zion, in which expert Jewish teachers share the timeless divine wisdom of the Torah with interested Christians (!) We only have a few copies […]

6 10, 2017

Bereishit – October 14 – 24 Tishrei

By |October 6th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Bereishit Genesis 1:1 – 6:8, God creates the world in six days. On the first day He makes darkness and light. On the second day He forms the heavens, dividing the “upper waters” from the “lower waters.” On the third day He sets the boundaries of land and sea, and […]

4 10, 2017

RS Tours: Golan 9 – Temple of Pan & Redemption

By |October 4th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|2 Comments

Root Source concludes its 9-part series on the Golan by taking you to the Temple of Pan, the Pan Grotto, and explains the supreme importance of this site.

We also conclude the tour.

Part 9 of 9.

 

Direct YouTube links to other videos in this series you may have missed:

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

4 10, 2017

RS Tours: Golan 8 – Mount Hermon – Site of Transfiguration?

By |October 4th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|6 Comments

Root Source takes you to the base of Mount Hermon and we listen in on Yair Mazur speak about it being a viable candidate for the Mount of Transfiguration.  Can you guess what problem the “Mount Hermon location” solves?  Hint: it brings the New Testament into full agreement with words recorded in the Torah by […]

29 09, 2017

RS Tours: The Druze and Mount Hermon

By |September 29th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|1 Comment

Root Source Tours takes you into Druze towns along the Israeli-Syrian border and explains why there is a spring at the base of Mount Hermon.

Part 7 of 9.   6 minutes.

26 09, 2017

Tommy Waller to Fellow Christians: “Stop Stealing Jewish Identity” Watch Now

By |September 26th, 2017|video, Theology|4 Comments

We are happy to share this heartfelt confession from our good friend Tommy Waller at Hayovel.

What do you think of it? Share your thoughts in the Comments section.

Click here to see the original Hayovel blogpost.

 

24 09, 2017

Pictures of the Revelation 12 – September 23rd Event!

By |September 24th, 2017|Current Events, Theology|3 Comments

The following is a series of four pictures that shows what the recent September 23rd event actually looked like in the twilight sky.

NOTE:  For more information about what this event was all about, look at our previous blog post here.

Jupiter left the box, or “womb” of Virgo on September 8th.  Here below is a picture of […]

24 09, 2017

Day #28, 29 & 30 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

By |September 24th, 2017|Israel, Theology|3 Comments

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts.

Monday, September 18, 30 days/30 reflections toward Rosh Hashanah,
Day 28
During my 25 years in the American rabbinate I bristled when I was asked to supply the Hebrew date on a monument for the cemetery. I’d be shown the rest of the wording on […]

23 09, 2017

RS Tours: Mount Bental and UN Observers

By |September 23rd, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|5 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you up onto Mount Bental in the Golan and tells you what some Israeli’s say privately about the UN Observers stationed along the Israeli-Syrian border.

In addition, if you don’t at least laugh a little bit at the end of this segment, Bob says you must not know English!

Part 6 of several.

 

22 09, 2017

Why do you quote and teach from the new testament?

By |September 22nd, 2017|Ask The Rabbi|11 Comments

 
Raja wrote:
In your messages, you teach from old testament teaching and new testament teaching. New testament teaching is Jesus the Messiah.  But you don’t believe it.  Christians take up the cross and walk behind Jesus. But you don’t. Then why do you quote and teach from the New Testament?
Gidon responded:
Hi Raja, thanks for writing!

Some very […]

19 09, 2017

Yom Kippur – September 30 – 10 Tishrei

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

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Yom Kippur Leviticus 16:1-34; 18:1-30, the Torah reading for Yom Kippur morning describes the service performed on this day by the Kohen Gadol (high priest) in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.

A special feature of the Yom Kippur service was the casting of lots over two he-goats — equal in age, […]

15 09, 2017

Ha’Azinu – September 23 – 3 Tishrei

By |September 15th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|2 Comments

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Ha’Azinu Deuteronomy 32:1 – 32:52, the greater part of the Torah reading of Haazinu (“Listen In”) consists of a 70-line “song” delivered by Moses to the people of Israel on the last day of his earthly life.

Calling heaven and earth as witnesses, Moses exhorts the people, “Remember the days […]

14 09, 2017

Rosh Hashana from the book “The Light from Zion”

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

Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) is packed with mitzvahs, special foods and traditions, and it’s one of the most important holidays in the Jewish calendar.

This year, Root Source published a groundbreaking book, The Light From Zion, in which expert Jewish teachers share the timeless divine wisdom of the Torah with interested Christians (!)

We […]

14 09, 2017

Day #20, 21 & 22 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

By |September 14th, 2017|Israel|1 Comment

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts.

Sunday, September 10th, 30 days/30 reflections toward Rosh Hashanah,
Day 20
In a small Polish village, on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, it became the time honored custom for the villagers to go house to house to collect the worshippers and finally meet at the […]

10 09, 2017

Day #15, 16 & 17 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

By |September 10th, 2017|Israel|2 Comments

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts.

Tuesday, September 5th, 30 days/ 30 reflections toward Rosh Hashanah,
Day 15
We’re half way through this month of reflection and meditation and aiming for positive changes for the coming year. February 20, 1993, I was invited to offer a prayer at the installation of […]

8 09, 2017

Nitzavim-Vayeilech – September 16 – 25 Elul

By |September 8th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

 

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Nitzavim-Vayelech Deuteronomy 29:9 – 31:30, the Parshah of Nitzavim includes some of the most fundamental principles of the Jewish faith:

The unity of Israel: “You stand today, all of you, before the Lord your God: your heads, your tribes, your elders, your officers, and every Israelite man; your young ones, […]

7 09, 2017

September 23rd, 2017: Hype or Hope? The Revelation 12 Controversy

By |September 7th, 2017|video, Current Events|16 Comments

Watch a balanced treatment of all sides of the controversial September 23, 2017 alignment in Virgo about Revelation 12.

End Times sign? False sign? Ignore it? Watch it?

Bob attempts to explain it all, then he presents a new perspective you probably never thought about, based on Jewish commentary.

NOTE:  While this particular video is not typical for […]

4 09, 2017

“The Light from Zion” book – Ki Tavo – September 9 – 18 Elul

By |September 4th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|3 Comments

We are coming close to the holiday of Simchat Torah, the happiness of Torah, immediately after which we begin the cycle of reading the Torah from the book and portion of Genesis, Bereshit.

This year, Root Source published a groundbreaking book, The Light From Zion, in which expert Jewish teachers share the timeless divine wisdom […]

4 09, 2017

2018 Trip Form

By |September 4th, 2017|Israel|0 Comments

 

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3 09, 2017

Day #8, 9 & 10 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

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

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts.

30 days/ 30 reflections leading to Rosh Hashanah

Day #8
New Years resolutions have a different quality than Rosh Hashanah ones. Interview the person on the street in December about their resolutions and you might hear ideas about losing weight, stop smoking, less time on […]

1 09, 2017

Interview: Teshuvah 5 – The Great Christian Question

By |September 1st, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|11 Comments

While Christian Bob O’Dell is asking orthodox Jew Gidon Ariel about Yom Kippur and atonement the conversation quickly turns to “The Great Christian Question” that Gidon is often asked about how can anyone ever receive atonement without a sacrifice.

Part 5 of 5.

1 09, 2017

Interview: Teshuvah 4 – 2 Chronicles 7:14 – National Repentance

By |September 1st, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|2 Comments

In part 4, Bob asks Gidon Ariel about the phenomena of Christians around the world coming together to humble themselves, seek God, and pray for their own nations on the basis of the famous 2 Chronicles 7:14 verse.

How do Jews react to this verse? Do they ever do this themselves? Gidon answers.

Part 4 of […]

1 09, 2017

Interview: Teshuvah 3 – National Teshuvah

By |September 1st, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|0 Comments

Return!

Gidon Ariel of Root Source talks about the third kind of repentance, the return of the Jewish people to the land, regardless of the motivation.

Part 3 of 5.

1 09, 2017

Interview: Teshuvah 2 – A Lifestyle Change

By |September 1st, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|0 Comments

Repentance!

Gidon Ariel of Root Source explains the second kind of Teshuvah — the growing phenomena of people returning to traditional Jewish practice — the Baal Tshuva movement — and even addresses how to describe those who leave traditional Judiasm.

Part 2 of 5.

1 09, 2017

Interview: Teshuvah 1 – Doing Teshuvah

By |September 1st, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|5 Comments

Repentance! Bob asks Gidon Ariel to explain how Teshuvah works in Jewish life. Gidon answers by explaining the first type of Teshuvah.

Part 1 of 5.

1 09, 2017

Ki Tavo – September 9 – 18 Elul

By |September 1st, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Ki Tavo Deuteronomy 26:1 – 29:8, Moses instructs the people of Israel: When you enter the land that God is giving to you as your eternal heritage, and you settle it and cultivate it, bring the first-ripened fruits (bikkurim) of your orchard to the Holy Temple, and declare […]

30 08, 2017

RS Tours: Eclipse Trip – Sights & Sounds Behind the Scenes

By |August 30th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|1 Comment

Root Source takes you behind the scenes of the Great American August 21 Total Solar Eclipse and shows you our best photos, time lapse footage, and background stories of the event.

25 08, 2017

Ki Teitzei – September 2 – 11 Elul

By |August 25th, 2017|Weekly Torah and Prophets Reading|0 Comments

In this Shabbat’s weekly Torah portion Ki Teitzei Deuteronomy 21:10–25:19, seventy-four of the Torah’s 613 commandments (mitzvot) are in the Parshah of Ki Teitzei. These include the laws of the beautiful captive, the inheritance rights of the firstborn, the wayward and rebellious son, burial and dignity of the dead, returning a lost object, sending […]

24 08, 2017

Day #1, 2 & 3 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

By |August 24th, 2017|Israel|2 Comments

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts.

30 days/ 30 reflections leading to Rosh Hashanah
Day #1
A thought about sounding the shofar: at the beach, the lifeguard blows the whistle whenever someone goes too far, beyond the safety point. The shofar reminds us not to wander too far on the oceans of […]

23 08, 2017

Day #2 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

By |August 23rd, 2017|Israel|0 Comments

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts.

30 days/ 30 reflections leading to Rosh Hashanah
Day #2
Here in Israel, anyone with foreign currency can go to one of many storefronts and get what they need. The name of the store is called “Change.” Simple, concise, done. “Change” is the theme of these […]

22 08, 2017

Welcome new Subscribers!

By |August 22nd, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments

 

Thank you for downloading the Hype or Hope eBook!

You are now added to our mailing list and will be among the first to receive our weekly newsletter.

Here’s what we do:

Root Source enables and encourages dialogue and relationships between Christians and Jews, and empowers Christians to learn like Jews have been learning for centuries. Our […]

22 08, 2017

One Man Studied Disasters and Eclipses in History. What He Discovered Will Surprise You

By |August 22nd, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

Once again, Breaking Israel News featured Root Source and acknowledged Bob O’Dell and Gidon Ariel’s understanding of  this rare Solar Eclipse!
A new approach to understanding Monday’s rare solar eclipse takes a historical look at the event, rejecting the usual “gloom-and-doom” atmosphere surrounding the eclipse and presenting it instead as a positive divine sign and cause […]

22 08, 2017

Information about the coming of the Messiah

By |August 22nd, 2017|Ask The Rabbi|0 Comments

 

Fred asked:
I would like to get information on the second coming of our savior and what to look for  as I have seen signs in the clouds of a hand from the wrist and the five fingers the only cloud in the sky another on of a sword that did not diminish when we […]

19 08, 2017

RS News: Experience the Eclipse Firsthand!

By |August 19th, 2017|video, In The News|15 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.

We rushed out this short video a few hours […]

19 08, 2017

RS Tours: Golan Heights Overlook

By |August 19th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|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 Shoftim 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 […]

17 08, 2017

Bob O’Dell talks about the eclipse!

By |August 17th, 2017|In The News, Current Events|2 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|Current Events|1 Comment

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|video, 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|Root Source Tours, video|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|Root Source Tours, video, 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, video|2 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, video|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, video|2 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, video|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, video|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|4 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, video|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|video, 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, video|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 […]