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11 12, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Response to US President Donald Trump’s Statement

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Watch Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Response to US President Donald Trump’s Statement.

4 12, 2017

Saving Touch for Marriage

By |December 4th, 2017|video, Israel|Comments Off on Saving Touch for Marriage

 

We are happy to share with you a story of how a young Orthodox Jewish couple unite their souls in the holy mitzvah of marriage before they’ve even held hands.

In the Jewish Orthodox faith, men and women reserve physical touch until after the wedding ceremony. In this episode of World Wide Wed, we meet Hadassa […]

21 11, 2017

Root Source Israel Tour April 2018 – “Seventy Years to Israel’s Rebirth”

By |November 21st, 2017|video, Israel|13 Comments

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Imagine finally visiting the Holy Land, a lifelong dream so many never realize.

Now imaging going at a time that brings prophetic history and the modern state of Israel […]

24 09, 2017

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

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

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

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

14 09, 2017

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

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

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

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

10 09, 2017

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

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

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

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

4 09, 2017

2018 Trip Form

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3 09, 2017

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

By |September 3rd, 2017|Israel|Comments Off on Day #8, 9 & 10 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

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

30 days/ 30 reflections leading to Rosh Hashanah

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

24 08, 2017

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

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

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

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

23 08, 2017

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

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

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

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.

3 05, 2017

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Israel in the eyes of its first US ambassador

By |May 3rd, 2017|Israel|Comments Off on Looking Back, Looking Forward: Israel in the eyes of its first US ambassador

An archived TV interview from 1952 provides a rare real-time glimpse into conditions surrounding the toddler Jewish state, as reported by James G. McDonald, America’s first ambassador to Israel.

Few Americans today will remember “Longines Chronoscope,” a CBS-network program sponsored by a watchmaking company that ran from 1951 to 1955. Billing itself as “a television […]

11 11, 2016

Gidon Discusses the USA Elections

By |November 11th, 2016|Current Events, Israel|2 Comments

CEO of Root Source Gidon Ariel shares his ideas about the recent USA elections.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enthusiastically congratulated Donald Trump after his upset win. As a member of Netanyahu’s Likud party, what are the biggest changes that Netanyahu is hoping to get from Donald Trump relative to Barack Obama?
How is the “left” in […]

28 10, 2016

Terror Strikes Close: Anti Semitic Arson Attack on Gidon’s Synagogue

By |October 28th, 2016|In The News, Current Events, Israel|6 Comments

Longtime followers of Root Source and other friends of mine know that while Root Source is my main activity, I am active in many other things, including living in a Jewish community (settlement) in Judea and Samaria.

With some of my neighbors, I pray weekly in a synagogue that serves as a memorial for two […]

25 09, 2016

Unetaneh Tokef – Let Us Now Relate The Power

By |September 25th, 2016|Israel|6 Comments

We have prepared a video lesson about Rosh Hashanah, including most of the main themes of the holiday.

I have just heard a famous rendition of one of the most famous of the Rosh Hashanah prayers, and I hope some of you might be able to taste a bit of the striking beauty and significance […]

8 08, 2016

Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part XXIV – The Ninth of Av

By |August 8th, 2016|Israel, Theology|Comments Off on Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part XXIV – The Ninth of Av

In part 23 of this series, we showed that the end of a year in God’s calendar is not an instantaneous event, like December 31st at midnight, but over a period of days that begins with Rosh HaShana, and ends with the blowing of the shofars on Yom Kippur.

In this article series we have […]

1 08, 2016

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

By |August 1st, 2016|video, Israel|1 Comment

On Sunday, August 14th, the Jewish People will observe Tisha Be’Av, the somber fast day of remembrance for many and all calamities and tragedies that befell the Jewish People.

Many Christian friends of Israel and the Jewish People are considering praying or fasting as a sign of fraternity and identification with the Jews on this […]

7 07, 2016

Judensau – The Jew Hate Continues Even Today

By |July 7th, 2016|video, Israel|13 Comments

While attending a conference in Wittenberg Germany, the home of Martin Luther, I became shockingly aware a form of Antisemitism that has been totally swept under the rug for decades. The fact that this hate continues even today, puts blame squarely on the church — both Protestant and Catholic.

In this disturbing video, Dr. Richard Harvey, reveals […]

17 06, 2016

Timeline of Jewish History

By |June 17th, 2016|Israel|3 Comments

I had used a captivating graphic to add an image to a newsletter item recently, and some of our readers asked for its source.

I am happy to bring it here! It is created and maintained by Ronen Rabinovici, and while I cannot say that that I have reviewed all similar resources, I would be […]

15 06, 2016

Why God Created Teachers

By |June 15th, 2016|Israel|Comments Off on Why God Created Teachers

This is a little out of our regular fare, but my cousin asked me to translate this lovely poem and I think our regular audience will like it in English as well!
(here is the link to the PDF file: https://root-source.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Why-God-Made-Teachers.pdf)

5 06, 2016

The Miraculous Six Day War!

By |June 5th, 2016|video, Israel|1 Comment

If there’s one video you watch of the Six Day War, this is it! The incredible miracles leading to Israel’s quick victory against all the Arab nations will simply astound you, and increase your faith in God who watches over His Land and His People.

Thanks to our good friend Rabbi Jeremy Gimpel and […]

25 05, 2016

What is Lag Ba’Omer?

By |May 25th, 2016|Israel|Comments Off on What is Lag Ba’Omer?

One of the lesser known Jewish holidays, that has had a reflowering in the modern State of Israel, is Lag Ba’Omer – the thirty third day of the counting of the Omer, as commanded in Leviticus 23:15-16:
You shall count for yourselves from the day after the sabbath, from the day when you brought […]

1 05, 2016

The Jubilee and the Golan Heights

By |May 1st, 2016|Israel|3 Comments

A new op ed article has been published by Breaking Israel News, written by Bob and Gidon, focusing on an event that you probably missed!

But you won’t want to miss the article:-)

Read about the Golan, Jubilee and… Benjamin Netanyahu!

20 03, 2016

First Time in Israel?

By |March 20th, 2016|Israel|Comments Off on First Time in Israel?

Bob O’Dell is published in a WND article.

Whether you’ve never been (yet!) to the Holy Land or visit every year or more, Bob’s insight about how a trip to Israel impacts your relationship with God, and how God’s relationship with you is part of every step you take there, can change your life while […]

18 03, 2016

Merv and Merla on the Christian Embassy Idea

By |March 18th, 2016|video, Israel|2 Comments

Merv Watson had the original idea to start a Christian Embassy in Jersualem.

Today the International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem (ICEJ) is one of the largest Christian ministries in Israel. Here is the story of how it came about.

This concludes our four-part interview of Merv and Merla Watson. Thank you for sharing your lives with […]

18 03, 2016

Merv and Merla Invite You to Dinner

By |March 18th, 2016|video, Israel|12 Comments

Merv and Merla Watson open their home on Shabbat and invites tourists and guests to join them for their celebration.

You are invited to join them and to stay at their home. Watch for details.

 

18 03, 2016

Merv and Merla – Create New Rosh Hashana Celebration

By |March 18th, 2016|video, Current Events, Israel|9 Comments

Merv and Merla Watson talk about their latest adventure – celebrating Rosh HaShana (the New Year), also called Yom Teruah (the Feast of Trumpets).

Hearing this story for the very first time, Gidon then weighs in on what this might mean.

We are excited to break the news of what happened and to consider together with […]

3 02, 2016

A Look Inside the Knesset

By |February 3rd, 2016|Israel|2 Comments

Here were a few shots I took that day we visited the Knesset. Here is a menorah like no other.

The following picture explains it:

A view from inside one of the lobbies of the Knesset.

Here is what the name plates look like. This one is for Ayoob Kara. Practice your Hebrew and find his name […]

3 02, 2016

Cool Knesset People!

By |February 3rd, 2016|Current Events, Israel|Comments Off on Cool Knesset People!

Our meetings in the Knesset also included some fascinating people with whom we had the chance to snap a few photos.

Below is Member of Knesset (MK) Yoav Kisch who has the responsibility for the Knesset’s relationship with the United Kingdom. Yoav gave us the exciting news that the Knesset is working on plans to celebrate […]

4 01, 2016

Prediction Update – Lance Lambert on Israel

By |January 4th, 2016|Prediction Updates, Israel, Theology|1 Comment

 

When we wrote Israel FIRST!, we agreed to hold ourselves accountable regarding predictions made, which were listed in Appendix B of the book.  In this post we continue discussing the last prophetic word given by Lance Lambert before his death on May 10, 2015.

As a reminder, that prophetic word was written in the book as […]

4 01, 2016

Prediction Update – Lance Lambert on Russia

By |January 4th, 2016|Prediction Updates, Israel, Theology|15 Comments

When we wrote Israel FIRST!, we agreed to hold ourselves accountable regarding predictions made, which were listed in Appendix B of the book. Our thought is to do this in two ways. First, we will blog articles on some of the more interesting items that will allow you to make your own comments as […]

6 12, 2015

Tears and Celebration – This is Israel!

By |December 6th, 2015|Israel|5 Comments

Life in Israel can be like a whirlwind.

As it has been since its inception in 1948, and really for the Jewish People since their inception, Israel is bombarded with murderous attacks by her enemies who really are enemies of humanity and of God Himself.

But between one act of violence and the next, and often […]