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10 12, 2017

Gidon Reacts to Trump Declaration about Jerusalem

By |December 10th, 2017|video, Current Events|1 Comment

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|Uncategorized|1 Comment

“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: Leslie Richardson – Bible Gems from Jerusalem

By |December 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leslie Richardson, author and long-time Jerusalem resident, tells Root Source about the Feasts of Israel and her new book called Bible Gems from Jerusalem. (6:50)

21 11, 2017

Interview: Gideon Saar – Likud Party Rising Star

By |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|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|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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, Uncategorized, 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, 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

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|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|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.

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|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 […]

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

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|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.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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|0 Comments

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

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

 

 

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

16 06, 2017

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

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

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

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

Part 4 of 4.

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|0 Comments

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

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

8 06, 2017

RS News: 50th Anniversary Celebration with Netanyahu

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

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

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

3 06, 2017

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

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

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

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

3 06, 2017

RS Tours: Western Wall – Going Back to 1967!

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

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

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

2 06, 2017

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 […]

20 05, 2017

Judea was Liberated 50 Years Ago!

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

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

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

 

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

 

 

20 05, 2017

Jerusalem 50: Welcome to Jerusalem

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

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

20 05, 2017

Jerusalem Mayor to Trump: Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

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

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

18 05, 2017

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

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

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

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

Part 2 of 4.

13 05, 2017

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

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

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

Part 1 of 4.

12 05, 2017

Invited Blog Post: At the Heart of Judaism

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

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

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

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

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

8 05, 2017

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

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

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

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

8 05, 2017

Interview: Geoff Barnard – Part 2 – Making Aliyah

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

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

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

8 05, 2017

Interview: Geoff Barnard – Part 1 – Living in Arad

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

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

Part 1 of 3.

8 05, 2017

Root Source Interview: Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun – Messianic Age

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

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

4 05, 2017

Interview: Rabbi Bin Nun – Einstein, God and Freedom

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

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

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

26 04, 2017

Gidon Ariel at the 2017 Jerusalem Channel Passover Convocation

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

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

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

19 04, 2017

Guest Blog: Salvation is from the Jews

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

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

19 04, 2017

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

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

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

Part 3 of 3.

19 04, 2017

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

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

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

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

19 04, 2017

Interview: Sharon Sanders – Part 3 – The Coming Kingdom

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

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

Part 3 of 3.

19 04, 2017

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

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

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

Part 2 of 3.

13 04, 2017

Interview: Sharon Sanders – Part 1 – Coming to Israel

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

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

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

13 04, 2017

Root Source Tours: Aqaba Jordan – Part 1 – Overview

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

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

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

3 04, 2017

New Bonus Channel Added – 2017 Broadcast Archives

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

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

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

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

 

21 03, 2017

RS Tours: Herodium – Part 4 – Amphitheater and Herod’s Tomb

By |March 21st, 2017|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you to the Herodium amphitheater and to see the entrance to Herod’s Tomb, the lower palace, catapult balls and final views of the site. Part 4 of 4.

21 03, 2017

RS Tours: Herodium – Part 3 – Mountain Tunnels of Herod the Great

By |March 21st, 2017|Root Source Tours|2 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you into the labyrinth of tunnels in Herodium, the mountain palace and final resting place of Herod the Great. Part 3 of 4.

16 03, 2017

Root Source Tours: Herodium Part 2 – Mountain Palace of Herod the Great

By |March 16th, 2017|Root Source Tours|4 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you to the rim of Herodium, the mountain palace of Herod the Great.

In part 2 we look inside the mountain palace as well as at the various sites and cities in the area viewed from this tall mountain in Judea. Part 2 of 4.

14 03, 2017

Root Source Tours – Herodium – Part 1 – Going Up, Looking Down

By |March 14th, 2017|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you to the mountain palace and ultimately the burial place of Herod the Great.

He spared no expense in this monument, building himself a palace at the foot of the mountain as well as on the top. Part 1 of 4.

13 03, 2017

Why is Israel at the Center of World Conflict?

By |March 13th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|2 Comments

Why is Israel always embroiled in world conflict? Why is Jerusalem the focus of so much angst? Why is the Temple Mount at the center of rage?

A Root Source co-founder presents the video he wishes he had seen, when he first began studying Israel.

Learn more about the Orthodox Jewish and Evangelical Christian co-founders of Root Source […]

10 03, 2017

Interview: Eliyahu Berkowitz – Part 5 – Hope Merchant Postscript

By |March 10th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Spoiler alert!   Gives away the ending!

Root Source Interviews continues to profile author and writer Eliyahu Berkowitz who now talks about his first fiction book, The Hope Merchant. Bob asks him a few questions about how he chose to end the book and why.

10 03, 2017

Interview: Eliyahu Berkowitz – Part 4 – The Jewish Soul

By |March 10th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|1 Comment

Root Source Interviews continues to profile author and writer Eliyahu Berkowitz who now talks about his first fiction book, The Hope Merchant.

Eliyahu answers the question about Messiah, and talks about the Jewish soul in his writing. Part 4 of 4.

His book. The Hope Merchant, A free wish with every purchase, under the author name […]

10 03, 2017

Interview: Eliyahu Berkowitz – Part 3 – The Hope Merchant

By |March 10th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|1 Comment

Root Source Interviews continues to profile author and writer Eliyahu Berkowitz who now talks about his first fiction book, The Hope Merchant.

Bob asks him a question about the main character, and where the idea originated. Part 3 of 4.

10 03, 2017

Interview: Eliyahu Berkowitz – Part 2 – Running from my Jewish Identity

By |March 10th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|2 Comments

Root Source Interviews continues to profile author and writer Eliyahu Berkowitz who now tells his personal story of deciding to run away from his own Jewish identity, and what brought him back from destruction.

He also shares his experience of coming to the Western Wall for the first time ever. Part 2 of 4.

7 03, 2017

Root Source Interview: Eliyahu Berkowitz – Part 1 – Writing about Redemption

By |March 7th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|10 Comments

In this exclusive Root Source Interview, you will meet a man you have probably spent hours with, but never knew it! Eliyahu Berkowitz is a prolific writer for Breaking Israel News, having published over 800 articles on the subject of Redemption.

Eliyahu warms up to the camera in Part 1 of 4.

1 03, 2017

Interview: Rivkah Adler – On Jewish Redemption

By |March 1st, 2017|Root Source Interviews|1 Comment

Root Source interviews presents part of a longer, deep conversation to help Christians understand the Jewish view of Redemption.

As she explains to Bob O’Dell, who is hearing this for the first time, the Hebrew word guela or geullah, embodies at once the idea of restoration to God’s original intent, the end-of-days, and the coming […]

27 02, 2017

Root Source Tours: Giant Footprints in Israel – Part 3

By |February 27th, 2017|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you up in the air to see the mysterious, giant Footprints near the Jordan River in Israel, and looks across the Jordan River valley to see the mountains of Moab.

Part 3 of 3. Hosted by tour guide Aaron Lipkin.

Get his full DVD at https://root-source.com/hidden-israel-dvds/