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28 06, 2017

RS Tours: Golan – A Rebuilt Synagogue

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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|Uncategorized|0 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|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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|Uncategorized|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|Uncategorized|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|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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|Uncategorized|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|Uncategorized|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/

27 02, 2017

Root Source Tours: Giant Footprints in Israel – Part 2

By |February 27th, 2017|Root Source Tours|4 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you up in the air to see the mysterious, giant Footprints near the Jordan River in Israel.

Part 2 of 3. Hosted by tour guide Aaron Lipkin.

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

24 02, 2017

Root Source Tours: Giant Footprints in Israel – Part 1

By |February 24th, 2017|Root Source Tours|3 Comments

Root Source Tours takes you to see the mysterious, giant Footprints near the Jordan River in Israel. Part 1 of 3. Hosted by tour guide Aaron Lipkin.

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

18 02, 2017

Gidon Ariel Reacts to the First Trump-Netanyahu Meeting

By |February 18th, 2017|In The News|4 Comments

Gidon Ariel reacts to various comments made in the first President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meeting in Washington. The Trump/Netanyahu press conference was on February 15, 2017.

This interview of Gidon Ariel by Bob O’Dell was the following day. Topics discussed include moving the embassy, settlements, the new outside-in peace plan proposed and more.

We invite […]

17 02, 2017

Interview: Dov bar Leib – What will happen on Sukkot 2017?

By |February 17th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Root Source Interviews continues with Dov Bar Leib and his view on the End of Days.

Having revealed in Part 4 that he believes the Messiah will come during Sukkot, in this Part 5 and final segment he reveals what sign MUST happen between October 4 and October 11, 2017 if his theory is correct.

You […]

17 02, 2017

Interview: Dov Bar Leib – Jewish Messiah coming Fall 2017?

By |February 17th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

In another exciting Root Source Interview, we introduce Israeli Jewish biblical researcher Dov Bar Leib and his view on the End of Days.

Having laid the groundwork for a view of world history and Jewish history in Parts 1 to 3 (available only to Root Source members), in Part 4 Dov now dramatically delivers his […]

16 02, 2017

Root Source Tours – Glass Museum in Arad – Unexplainable!

By |February 16th, 2017|Root Source Tours|2 Comments

We take you to the amazing Glass Museum in Arad, Israel.

Gidon Friedman has managed to create sculptures in glass that seem to defy what is humanly possible! Watch to learn why!

For more information on the glass museum in Arad, go to http://www.warmglassil.com/

8 02, 2017

Root Source Tours: Beersheva – Part 2 – City and Cistern

By |February 8th, 2017|Root Source Tours|1 Comment

Root Source concludes its tour of: Tel Be’er Sheva, the site of the ancient wells of Abraham.

In part 2 we conclude with a look at the city, the cistern and learn why it is a triangle city, and take a look at its cistern.

For more information on Marianna Gol and Streams in the Desert go […]

4 02, 2017

Root Source Tours: Beersheva – Part 1 – Look Down Abraham’s Well

By |February 4th, 2017|Root Source Tours|1 Comment

Marianna Gol of Streams in the Desert gives Root Source viewers a personal tour of one of her favorite place in Israel: Tel Sheva, also known as Tel Be’er Sheva, the site of Beersheva, the ancient wells of Abraham.

 

4 02, 2017

Interview: Claire Pfann of UHL – Part 3 – Who are the Samaritans?

By |February 4th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

In an addendum to the interview, Claire Pfann adds her opinion how people from Judea, Samaria, and the Uttermost Parts of the Earth,  are “related to each other” according to the writers of the New Testament.

This was the subject of Claire’s Masters Thesis.

Learn more about The University of the Holy Land at:  http://www.uhl.ac/

2 02, 2017

Interview: Claire Pfann of UHL – Part 2 – Attending Jerusalem Synagogue

By |February 2nd, 2017|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

The Root Source Interview with Claire Pfann, the Academic Dean of the University of the Holy Land, continues.

We ask her to tell the story of how she began to regularly attend a synagogue in Jerusalem, and how she got invited to sing in its choir!

Learn more about The University of the Holy Land at: […]

29 01, 2017

Root Source Interviews: Claire Pfann of UHL – Part 1

By |January 29th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|4 Comments

Root Source Interviews: Claire Pfann, Academic Dean of the University of the Holy Land.  Claire has been in Israel since 1982 and with her husband Steve, got the vision to start a University that allows English speaking students all around the world to get a graduate degree in Israel with a flavor of the […]

20 01, 2017

Gidon Talks about the Jordan River Valley

By |January 20th, 2017|Root Source Tours|4 Comments

Gidon shows us the sites and layout of the west bank of the Jordan river, and the overall Jordan River Valley.

18 01, 2017

Avi Lipkin: A Sunrise for Israel and Darkness for Obama

By |January 18th, 2017|Root Source Interviews|5 Comments

Root Source teacher Avi Lipkin weighs in on UN Resolution 2334 and explains why we will see a Sunrise for Israel and Darkness for Obama.

Use the code LIPKIN30 to get 30% discount when you sign up to Root Source from May 15 – 22,2017! Click here to get started!


Want to see the Entire One-and-a-Half Hour […]

28 12, 2016

City of David – Part 4 of 4

By |December 28th, 2016|Root Source Tours|5 Comments

Root Source takes you along the Stepped Road and a view of the Pool of Siloam at the City of David. Part 4 of 4.

28 12, 2016

City of David – Part 3

By |December 28th, 2016|Root Source Tours|6 Comments

Root Source takes you down into the Gihon Spring and Hezekiah’s tunnel beneath the City of David.

The walk includes a time-lapse video that turns a 40 minute walk in the tunnel into less than 1 minutes. Part 3 of 4.

28 12, 2016

City of David – Part 2

By |December 28th, 2016|Root Source Tours|2 Comments

Root Source takes a look at a two-story, four-room home in the times of the Kings, as well as the Kidron valley and some of the tombs of the kings. Part 2 of 4.

28 12, 2016

City of David – Part 1

By |December 28th, 2016|Root Source Tours|2 Comments

Root Source takes a look at the whole City of David from one of the best lookout points around. Part 1 of 4.

24 12, 2016

UN Resolution 2334 – What To Watch in the Days Ahead

By |December 24th, 2016|Current Events|5 Comments

On Friday December 23rd, while Israel was rejoicing on Shabbat, Barack Obama, John Kerry, and Samantha Power finally unleashed their pent up anger against Israel. By colluding within the UN Security Council on the drafting of an anti-settlement resolution, and then by doing nothing to block that resolution, they brought worldwide condemnation upon Israel […]

14 12, 2016

Root Source Prediction Update: Did God Press the Pause Button?

By |December 14th, 2016|Bible Questions|4 Comments

We made a promise in our book Israel FIRST! to continually watch to see what God is doing, and report back to you about our predictions. It continues to amaze us how many of you told us that was refreshing to hear!

Probably our most important prediction in the whole book was that the Blood […]

10 12, 2016

Model of Jerusalem at Israel Museum

By |December 10th, 2016|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source made brief stop at the Israel Museum to film the Model of Jerusalem in the second temple period, the Shrine of the Book where the dead sea scrolls are displayed, and a few other exhibits.

See the second temple, the city of David, Mount Zion, Herods Palace, Solomon’s Palace, and the two possible […]

7 12, 2016

Psalm 51 Revisited

By |December 7th, 2016|Root Source Tours|9 Comments

A few posts ago, we shared an impromptu moment of a Christian and a Jew playing a song about Psalm 51 on the top of Mount Zion near the Tomb of David.

Leslie Howard has now provided us with a studio recording of the same piece of music and the lyrics down below.

We hope you […]

5 12, 2016

Musical Boat Ride on Sea of Galilee

By |December 5th, 2016|Root Source Tours|1 Comment

Take a short musical boat ride on Lake Kinneret, which means Harp. The ride begins at the Northwest shore and ends in Tiberias.

This event was one part of a tour-day put on by Jerusalem Channel’s Feast of Tabernacles conference in October 2016.

3 12, 2016

The Magdala Synagogue

By |December 3rd, 2016|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Magdala is a town north of Tiberius on the Sea of Galilee.

This brief video gives a description of a Synagogue that was active in the second temple period and was discovered in 2009.  It was almost certainly visited by Jesus.

30 11, 2016

Jew and Christian – Play Psalm 51 – Impromptu

By |November 30th, 2016|Root Source Tours|1 Comment

Leslie Howard of Ireland visited Jerusalem during the 2016 Sukkot holidays.

While at the top of Mount Zion he asks a Jewish musician to join him in his original song based on Psalm 51.

 

Video provided by Leslie Howard.

28 11, 2016

Tower of David – Excavations under Herod’s Palace

By |November 28th, 2016|Root Source Tours|2 Comments

In Part 5 and the Conclusion of our series on about the Tower of David, Root Source walks a few hundred yards south of the David Citadel, and travels down in elevation and in time.

Listens in as tour guide Shay Kedem takes us underneath Herod’s Palace for a look at what lies beneath.

28 11, 2016

Tower of David Museum – Exhibits

By |November 28th, 2016|Root Source Tours|2 Comments

Root Source continues with Part 4 of its series on the Tower of David Museum.

Bob O’Dell took photographs of a few of the exhibits and explains some of the museum displays in his narration.

18 11, 2016

Meet the Curator of the Tower of David Museum

By |November 18th, 2016|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source continues  with Part 3 of its series on the Tower of David Museum.

Eilat Lieber is the Director and Chief Curator of the Tower of David Museum. In this brief video she tells about herself and the plans for the museum.

18 11, 2016

West Jerusalem Viewed from the David Citadel

By |November 18th, 2016|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

Root Source presents Part 2 of a special tour of the Tower of David Museum given by its Director and Chief Curator, Eilat Lieber.

This brief video looks at West Jerusalem landmarks, and among other things, tells the tragic story of the 1947 bombing at the King David Hotel.

11 11, 2016

Viewing Jerusalem from the Tower of David

By |November 11th, 2016|Root Source Tours|0 Comments

We had the chance to tour portions of the Tower of David Museum just inside the Jaffa Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.

This first video takes us all the way to the top of the tower, to see one of the most beautiful views in all of Jerusalem, to get a special introduction […]

4 11, 2016

Sukkot Surprises – by Gidon Ariel

By |November 4th, 2016|Ask The Rabbi, Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Gidon speaks about the UNESCO Surprise regarding the statement that disavows the historical connection between the Temple Mount and the Jewish people.

He also brings out two surprises of his own for two friends in attendance.

 

4 11, 2016

Sukkot Visitors – by Gidon Ariel

By |November 4th, 2016|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Gidon speaks at the Jerusalem Channel 2016 Movable Feast of Tabernacles conference. His topic is the Seven Visitors of Sukkot.

3 11, 2016

Avi Lipkin’s New Political Party – Latest Update

By |November 3rd, 2016|In The News, Current Events|2 Comments

Here is the latest from Avi on his Judeo Christian Bible Bloc Party given in Jerusalem on October 19th, 2016.

2 11, 2016

Root Source interviews – Miki Zohar – Israeli MK

By |November 2nd, 2016|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

Miki Zohar is one of the new wave of Likud members voted into office in the last elections.

Miki is self-described as “not politically correct, for better or worse, but I can’t change who I am.” As an example of that he has proposed a law that requires non-essential businesses to close for Shabbat.

Root Source […]

30 10, 2016

Redemption: Agony, Surprise, and First Wave

By |October 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Bob and Gidon both spoke recently at the Jerusalem Channel Feast of Tabernacles conference during the week of Sukkot.

In this talk, Bob shares a personal story of tragedy as an example of God’s faithfulness and persistence in desiring redemption of everything possible.

He also gives a few predictions of what he believes is in store […]

8 10, 2016

Jewish Calendar Guides National Prayer

By |October 8th, 2016|Theology|0 Comments

WND just published our newest blog that shows how the Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot are aligned with the culmination of intensive prayer for Revival and Awakening in the United States:

Many Christians leaders around the nation have proclaimed October as a culminating period of prayer for our nation, both for the upcoming elections as well as […]

1 10, 2016

New Technology Allows Dead Sea Scroll to be Read

By |October 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Computer Scientists in Kentucky have joined together with the Dead Sea Scrolls Project at the Israel Antiquities Authority, to read for the first time, a previously unreadable Dead Sea scroll.

Even though the scroll was too damaged to be opened, new imaging software allows the Hebrew characters to be imaged from all the layers of […]

28 09, 2016

Black Moons: Hype, Hits and Hyperbole

By |September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|7 Comments

The more things in the sky seem to change these days, the more they stay the same down here on earth.  The black moons of September 30th is a case in point, and to save you time, let us cut right to the chase.
The black moon on September 30th is a byproduct of our calendar. […]

14 09, 2016

That Nagging Feeling of Coming Change

By |September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|12 Comments

I have talked to so many people recently that are in the middle of a feeling they cannot shake: that there is a new beginning just around the corner.

This feeling can be related to their job, their ministry, or even their marriage. From what I have been able to gather in studying the Jubilee year, this […]

14 09, 2016

Who is Yehuda Harel – Zionism Prize – Winner 3

By |September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yehuda Harel has been a long-time player in the story of the Golan Heights, and how it progressed from nothing more than a military buffer zone between Syria and Israel, to what is today a flowering and productive part of the nation.

It seems more than coincidence that the year the Yehuda wins the prize […]

14 09, 2016

Who is Caroline Glick – Zionism Prize – Winner 2

By |September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

You may not know her, but you know her work. Caroline Glick, no relation to Yehudah Glick, is a premier journalist and media advocate.

Root Source captured both the background presentation on her, and her acceptance speak at the 2016 Moskowitz Prize for Zionism celebration on June 6.

 

14 09, 2016

Who is Rabbi Benny Elon – Zionism Prize – Winner 1

By |September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Root Source recorded the background presentation on who is Rabbi Benny Elon, and why he was a 2016 winner of the Moskowitz Prize for Zionism.

Incidentally one of the areas in East Jerusalem that he helped beautify were the grounds where the Moskowitz awards took place.

 

13 09, 2016

Moskowitz 2016 Prize of Zionism – Sights and Sounds

By |September 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Root Source captures the feeling of what it would be like to attend an authentic Zionism celebration in Israel.

This was the Moskowitz Prize of Zionism awards held just before Shavuot on June 6, 2016.

 

4 09, 2016

Meet Bob in Virginia on September 10th

By |September 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Bob O’Dell will be speaking on the Jubilee, and its connection between the USA, United Kingdom, and Israel on September 10 at an event being sponsored by the Jerusalem Channel with longtime friends of Gidon and Bob: Peter and Christine Darg. The invitation to the event is below.

 

JERUSALEM JUBILEE YEAR PROPHETIC SUMMONS
10 September at the Founders Inn
It […]

3 09, 2016

Are We in a Jubilee Year – 2016? Part 3 – The World

By |September 3rd, 2016|Ask The Rabbi|4 Comments

Are we in a Jubilee Year? What should a Jubilee year look like? What has happened in the World, and what should happen in a Biblical Jubilee Year?

In this presentation Bob O’Dell presents some of the findings covered in the new Root Source book entitled, Jubilee NOW!

Jubilee NOW! book

3 09, 2016

Are We in a Jubilee Year – 2016? Part 2 – Israel

By |September 3rd, 2016|Ask The Rabbi|4 Comments

Are we in a Jubilee Year? What should a Jubilee year look like? What has happened in Israel, and what should happen in a Biblical Jubilee Year?

In this presentation Bob O’Dell presents some of the findings covered in the new Root Source book entitled, Jubilee NOW!

Jubilee NOW! book

3 09, 2016

Are We in a Jubilee Year – 2016? Part 1

By |September 3rd, 2016|Ask The Rabbi|5 Comments

Are we in a Jubilee Year? What should a Jubilee year look like? What has happened, and what should happen in a Biblical Jubilee Year?

In this presentation Bob O’Dell presents some of the findings presented in the new Root Source book entitled, Jubilee NOW!  http://jubilee-now-book.com

27 08, 2016

Are You a “Burst Time” Person?

By |August 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|5 Comments

This article is meant to encourage a few of you, in a topic that is rarely discussed: your life as it relates to TIME.

While it is common to think of ourselves in terms of categories like “introverted” or “extroverted”, “thinking” or “feeling”, etc, many of us have never been validated for the way in which we relate […]

24 08, 2016

Sharren Haskel – Israeli Member of Knesset – Part 2

By |August 24th, 2016|Root Source Interviews|0 Comments

In this concluding interview Sharren describes her work to improve the economics for both farmers and consumers by reforming the regional boards that control so much of the food production in Israel.

Gidon then asks her to talk about her view of the settlements in Judea and Samaria, and her bold perspective on what is […]

24 08, 2016

Sharren Haskel – Israeli Member of Knesset – Part 1

By |August 24th, 2016|Root Source Interviews|4 Comments

Sharren Haskel is one of the newest members of the Knesset, serving in the Likud party.

In this Root Source interview you will hear her personal story of her life in Toronto, California, and Australia, as well as what drove her to return to Israel and ultimately enter politics.

This interview, we believe, captures her spark […]

16 08, 2016

Friends of Zion Museum – Root Source Interview

By |August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Root Source visits the Friends of Zion (FoZ) museum in Jerusalem.

This video interviews its director, Ilan Scolnik and we include a number of photos from inside the museum itself.

We were amazed at how wonderful is this place, in the heart of West Jerusalem near the Old City in a neighborhood founded all the way […]

8 08, 2016

An Invitation for Christians to Pray on Sunday August 14

By |August 8th, 2016|Current Events|1 Comment

Tisha Be’Av: Day of Calamity, Prayer for Redemption

By Allan Johnson

It’s time to do this. Time for all Gentile believers to join our hearts and hands with those of the people of Israel and of Jewish people throughout the world; joining with them in what they themselves have been doing for almost forever now – entering into […]