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16 02, 2018

Interview: A Day in the Life of an Orthodox Jew – Part 2

By |February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gidon describes getting to Jerusalem, meeting Bob, eating and finding a place for afternoon prayers.

Part 2 of 5. (13:24)

16 02, 2018

Interview: A Day in the Life of an Orthodox Jew – Part 1

By |February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gidon Ariel answers every question Bob asked about what happened on January 7, 2018.   Part 1 covers wakeup, morning prayers, and how you plan to get to Jerusalem.

Part 1 of 5. (13:06)

16 02, 2018

RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 5 – Pool to Pinnacle

By |February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In our conclusion, Root Source Tours shows more highlights of the City of David.  From the Pool of Siloam, up a newly discovered Roman Road, to the top of park. Learn to see Jerusalem in a whole new way.

Part 5 of 5. (9:32)

Special thanks to the City of David National Park

Special thanks to AnaRina […]

16 02, 2018

RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 4 – The Real Tomb of David

By |February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In Part 4 Root Source Tours shows more highlights of the City of David.  We take you to the Gihon Spring, the Canaanite Tunnel, and the most probable location of the burial place of David and the Kings of Judah.

Part 4 of 5. (4:47)

Special thanks to the City of David National Park

Special thanks to […]

16 02, 2018

RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 3 – Into the Belly of Jerusalem

By |February 16th, 2018|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

In Part 3 Root Source Tours shows more highlights of the City of David. After discussing Zechariah and Hezekiah, we take you into the belly of Jerusalem to show you Warren’s Shaft discovered in 1867.

Part 3 of 5. (5:11)

Special thanks to the City of David National Park

Special thanks to AnaRina Heymann and the Jerusalem […]

16 02, 2018

The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part 30 – Solved!

By |February 16th, 2018|Theology|0 Comments

We now conclude our Jubilee series with our final article just posted on Breaking Israel News.

 

The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part 30 – Solved!

14 02, 2018

Interview: Lesley Richardson – She Came to Israel, and Then…

By |February 14th, 2018|Root Source Interviews, video|0 Comments

In Part 3, gifted author and Australian native, Lesley Ann Richardson tells Bob O’Dell her story of coming to Israel, living thru the Gulf War, of writing, and of meeting her future husband.

Part 3 of 6. (9:24)

13 02, 2018

Announcing a New Root Source Channel!

By |February 13th, 2018|video, Current Events|0 Comments

We are excited to announce a new Root Source Channel entitled Biblical Archaeology. This channel features Aaron Lipkin, son of Root Source favorite Avi Lipkin. This new channel already has 13 new videos that are immediately included with your Root Source membership!

Aaron has been called by God to educate the world about God’s truth […]

11 02, 2018

The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee will Conclude Next Week

By |February 11th, 2018|Theology|0 Comments

Breaking Israel News will be publishing our conclusion in the next week, and we will publish it in next week’s newsletter. In the mean time here is a diagram that will be expanded and explained in our conclusion!

11 02, 2018

RS Interview: Avi Lipkin – 5 – Israel’s Partners and Enemies

By |February 11th, 2018|Root Source Interviews, video|1 Comment

In Part 5 Avi talks about the latest between Israel and the nations surrounding them, both their partnerships and enemies, including Saudi Arabia, Iran and others.

Part 5 of 5. (13:52)

4 02, 2018

The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part 29 – When Is For You

By |February 4th, 2018|Theology|0 Comments

That crazy title is not a typo, and we will explain it later. But first, listen up!

We are almost ready to solve the Mystery of the Lost Jubilee! You have been on a journey with us, as if we were all players in a grand mystery movie. We are at the point in […]

1 02, 2018

Links to Every Article: Mystery of the Lost Jubilee!

By |February 1st, 2018|Theology|1 Comment

Below are links to every article of the mystery series written by Bob O’Dell and Gidon Ariel.

Start reading from the top of this list, or go to the bottom, and find links in each article to the previous one.

The first 18 articles plus other material not included in this article series, may be found in […]

1 02, 2018

How to Get the Final 4 Segments of Avi’s Interview!

By |February 1st, 2018|Root Source Interviews, video|0 Comments

We have now finished publishing the first 5 segments of the very latest Avi Lipkin’s interview on EVERYTHING going on in 2018. If you missed any of them just click here:  part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5.

But, the full interview is 9 segments , not just 5.

In parts 6 thru 9, the […]

1 02, 2018

RS Interview: Avi Lipkin – 4 – Israel and Avi’s Newest Idea

By |February 1st, 2018|Root Source Interviews, video|3 Comments

In Part 4 Avi talks about the newest areas of growth and success in Israel, his newest idea for Jerusalem, the Messianic Age, and the latest on his political party.

Part 4 of 5. (19:28)

28 01, 2018

See a Red — Not Blue — Lunar Eclipse On Wednesday

By |January 28th, 2018|Current Events|4 Comments

On Wednesday January 31, 2018 the Western USA and Canada, the Pacific and much of Asia will see the first total lunar eclipse since 4th and final Blood Moon that occurred on September 28, 2015. Every time a string of four Blood Moons appears in the sky, it is perfectly normal for there to be […]

28 01, 2018

Mystery of the Lost Jubilee. Part XXVIII: A Lady in Waiting

By |January 28th, 2018|Theology|0 Comments

In the past twenty-seven 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 […]

26 01, 2018

RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 2 – Jeremiah, Palace, Walls

By |January 26th, 2018|Root Source Tours, video|Comments Off on RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 2 – Jeremiah, Palace, Walls

In Part 2 Root Source Tours shows more highlights of the City of David.  We look at Jeremiah’s pit, the palace of King David, and the walls of Jerusalem.

Part 2 of several. (6:28)


Special thanks to the City of David National Park

Special thanks to AnaRina Heymann and the Jerusalem Watch. Find out more about how […]

26 01, 2018

RS Interview: Avi Lipkin – 3 – Addressing Criticism of Trump

By |January 26th, 2018|Root Source Interviews, video|1 Comment

In Part 3 Avi addresses the points of criticism that have come against Trump for the way he positioned the Jerusalem declaration and the US Embassy move.

Part 3 of 5. (9:35)

17 01, 2018

A Jubilee Sum-it-up Article is Coming!

By |January 17th, 2018|Theology|Comments Off on A Jubilee Sum-it-up Article is Coming!

The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee:   Did We Ever Solve it?

Now that we have finished 2017, we need to keep our promise we made you in fall of 2015, to study, review and try to figure out whether a Jubilee is happening or not, and to write what we learn.

Are the Jubilees happening on a Calendar […]

17 01, 2018

RS Tours: City of David Guided Tour – Part 1

By |January 17th, 2018|Root Source Tours, video|2 Comments

Root Source Tours begins a news series that takes you to the City of David in Jerusalem for a special guided tour with AnaRina Heymann of the City of David Museum. This highlights tour will take you to places outside the reach of a typical tour.

In Part 1 as we overlook the City of […]

17 01, 2018

RS Interview: Avi Lipkin – 2 – The Islands and Coastlands

By |January 17th, 2018|Root Source Interviews, video|Comments Off on RS Interview: Avi Lipkin – 2 – The Islands and Coastlands

In Part 2 Avi and Bob talk about the fact that those nations that voted with the USA and Israel were either Islands or nations with coastlands. During a break in the winter storm in Israel a rainbow appears!

Part 2 of 5. (11:24)

10 01, 2018

Gidon Ariel is in Texas Right Now!

By |January 10th, 2018|Current Events|Comments Off on Gidon Ariel is in Texas Right Now!

Gidon is in the Dallas area through Tuesday January 16 and has multiple meetings there.

We don’t have prior permission to publish his meeting dates and locations, so we cannot write it on this blog. Gidon can be reached at:  gidon@root-source.com    during that trip.

Gidon then goes to the San Antonio on January 18th:

Thursday […]

10 01, 2018

RS Interview: Avi Lipkin – 1 – Update in 2018

By |January 10th, 2018|Root Source Interviews, video|3 Comments

We are beginning a new Root Source Interview Series featuring Avi Lipkin over the next few weeks for our Root Source newsletter subscribers.

Root Source members will be getting even more in-depth content when they login to Root Source and go to Avi Lipkin’s channel.

In Part 1 Avi gives his initial reaction to the Trump […]

8 01, 2018

Read: 25 Reasons to Join us in Israel this April – by Bob O’Dell

By |January 8th, 2018|Current Events|Comments Off on Read: 25 Reasons to Join us in Israel this April – by Bob O’Dell

For those of you who have already signed up for our Root Source Israel trip, I look forward to meeting you! For those who have not, I want to give you 25 reasons to get moving and secure your spot without any more delay. Why 25? Read to the end!

Don’t miss out. Israel is […]

7 01, 2018

RS Tours: Historic Synagogue – 3 – Reminders, Q&A, Encouragement

By |January 7th, 2018|Root Source Tours, video|Comments Off on RS Tours: Historic Synagogue – 3 – Reminders, Q&A, Encouragement

Root Source Tours shows you the Bnai Abraham Brenham Historic Synagogue through the eyes of its Israel-trained Rabbi in Austin Texas.

Part 3 of 3. (9:12)

7 01, 2018

RS Tours: Historic Synagogue – 2 – Going Inside

By |January 7th, 2018|Root Source Tours, video|Comments Off on RS Tours: Historic Synagogue – 2 – Going Inside

Root Source Tours shows you the Bnai Abraham Brenham Historic Synagogue through the eyes of its Israel-trained Rabbi in Austin Texas.

Part 2 of 3. (12:09)

31 12, 2017

Guest Blog: YOU!

By |December 31st, 2017|Current Events|2 Comments

A Message from Gidon and Bob:

]The act of expressing yourself can be challenging and difficult, but it can be rewarding as well.

The last two weeks we have featured blog posts from two regular readers at Root Source: Sharon L. Hogeda and Dennis Northington.

We want to encourage more readers to submit ideas to us as […]

31 12, 2017

RS Tours: Historic Synagogue – 1 – Meet Rabbi Millner

By |December 31st, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|1 Comment

Root Source Tours shows you the Bnai Abraham Brenham Historic Synagogue through the eyes of its Israel-trained Rabbi in Austin Texas.

Part 1 of 3. (7:53)

23 12, 2017

Guest Blog: A Taste of Heaven on Earth

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

We heard a story from Root Source friend Dennis Northington about his interaction with a homeless person during Hanukkah and asked him to write it up for us. Enjoy!

 
I love the burgers and fries at a food trailer in downtown Austin, Texas called Downtown Burgers. They are the best.

Eating there tastes like heaven on […]

23 12, 2017

Interview: Lesley Richardson – Her House and Family

By |December 23rd, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|1 Comment

In another delightful interview, gifted author and Jerusalem resident Lesley Richardson tells Root Source about the famous family she married into — Don and Dave Richardson — and about her neighborhood in Jerusalem.

Part 2 of 6. (6:37)

15 12, 2017

Guest Blog: D.C. David’s Capital

By |December 15th, 2017|Theology|1 Comment

The following piece was sent to us by Sharon L. Hogeda, regarding the recent declaration on Jerusalem by President Trump, and we asked her permission to publish it.

“D.C. David’s Capital”

Pres. Trump recognizes reality, courageously declares Jerusalem Israel’s capital 12/06/2017. Trump declares “new approach to conflict between Israel and Palestinians.” That takes guts!

“We have enemies? […]

15 12, 2017

Hi, My Name is Cornelius, the First Gentile Believer!

By |December 15th, 2017|video, Theology|1 Comment

Bob O’Dell retells the story of the first Gentile Christian, Cornelius. While this talk is consistent with the text of Acts, Bob reasons from the text to fill in a few of the details to bring the story alive.

Then Bob reveals his own opinions about the story, and what we can learn from it […]

10 12, 2017

Gidon Reacts to Trump Declaration about Jerusalem

By |December 10th, 2017|video, Current Events|5 Comments

This is a special broadcast of Root Source where Bob interviews Gidon Ariel about the December 6 announcement in which Trump declared Jerusalem the Capital of Israel, and initiates plans to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem.

2 12, 2017

Interview: Jay Rubin – The Synagogue Move that Changed Us All

By |December 2nd, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|3 Comments

“Nothing like this had ever been done before,” says Jay Rubin who got a phone call that changed not only his life, but the future of orthodox Jewish life in Austin, Texas. Nobody had every attempted to move a historic synagogue 90 miles and begin its legacy all over again.

Root Source tells a story […]

2 12, 2017

Interview: Lesley Richardson – Bible Gems from Jerusalem

By |December 2nd, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|6 Comments

Lesley Richardson, author and long-time Jerusalem resident, tells Root Source about the Feasts of Israel and her new book called Bible Gems from Jerusalem.

This first video is an overview of the whole project. Other videos delve into more detail in her life, family and chapters of the book.

Part 1 of 6. (6:50)

21 11, 2017

Interview: Gideon Saar – Likud Party Rising Star

By |November 21st, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|2 Comments

Gidon Ariel and Bob O’Dell speak with Gideon Sa’ar about the pro-Israel Christian movement and get Gideon’s perspective. (12:21)

21 11, 2017

Interview: Eliyahu Berkowitz – Dolphins on the Moon

By |November 21st, 2017|Root Source Interviews, video|Comments Off on Interview: Eliyahu Berkowitz – Dolphins on the Moon

Root Source catches up with Breaking Israel News writer Eliyahu Berkowitz about his new collection of short stories: Dolphins on the Moon. (4:19)

It can be purchased on http://amazon.com and http://adameliyahuberkowitz.com

17 11, 2017

Bob Speaks About Replacement Theology and Balfour Declaration

By |November 17th, 2017|video, Current Events, Theology|2 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|video, Current Events, Theology|6 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 […]

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|2 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)

9 11, 2017

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

By |November 9th, 2017|video, In The News|Comments Off on RS News: How One Pro-Israel Christian UK Student Changed His School

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|Comments Off on RS News – Lord Balfour – Why did he do it?

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

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)

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 […]

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|Prediction Updates, 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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.

 

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 […]

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|Comments Off on Interview: Teshuvah 3 – National Teshuvah

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|Comments Off on Interview: Teshuvah 2 – A Lifestyle Change

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.

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.

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|Comments Off on RS Tours: Golan Heights Overlook

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 […]

9 08, 2017

RS Tours: The Syrian Ghost Town

By |August 9th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|Comments Off on RS Tours: The Syrian Ghost Town

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

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!

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

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|Comments Off on Interview: Rabbi Shor -2- Story of the Sanhedrin Restart

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|Comments Off on Interview: Rabbi Shor -1- Foundations of the Sanhedrin

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.

12 07, 2017

RS Tours: The Israeli Spy in the Golan

By |July 12th, 2017|Root Source Tours, video|Comments Off on RS Tours: The Israeli Spy in the Golan

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|Comments Off on RS News: Moskowitz Prize Winner 2017

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.

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|Comments Off on A Giant “Cross” in Galilee

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|Comments Off on The Two Golden Calves: Where are they now?

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 […]

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|Comments Off on RS Tours: Inside a Yeshiva – Part 1

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|Comments Off on Where is the Ark Today? Part 3 – Solomon’s Treasure Map

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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

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

By |June 16th, 2017|video, In The News|Comments Off on RS News: Two Sticks – Ephraim and Judah – Coming Together?

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|Comments Off on RS Tours: Mount of Olives – Part 4 – Temple Mount Insights

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.

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.

8 06, 2017

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

By |June 8th, 2017|Root Source Tours|Comments Off on RS Tours: Mount of Olives – Part 3 – Dome of the Spirits

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

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 […]