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Chukat: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Chukat: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a short weekly teaching on the Weekly Portion for the Temple Institute. We are grateful to our friends at the Temple Institute who have allowed us to provide Rabbi Meyer’s teachings here too. If you’ve never been to the …

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Korach: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Korach: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a short weekly teaching on the Weekly Portion for the Temple Institute. We are grateful to our friends at the Temple Institute who have allowed us to provide Rabbi Meyer’s teachings here too. If you’ve never been to the …

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Website Launch Party a Great Success!

Website Launch Party a Great Success! We were excited to share some of our achievements and plans, and meet with good friends. You can watch the party recording here, and we’d love to hear your comments!

The Portion of Korach​

Moses Striking Water from the Rock (painting circa 1633–1635 by Nicolas Poussin) The Portion of Chukat Numbers 16:1-18:32 This portion deals primarily with the rebellion of the eponymous Korah and his followers against the authority of Moses and Aaron. A cousin to the leading brothers, Korah protests Moses’s concentration of power in the family, insisting …

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Shelach: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Shelach: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a short weekly teaching on the Weekly Portion for the Temple Institute. We are grateful to our friends at the Temple Institute who have allowed us to provide Rabbi Meyer’s teachings here too. If you’ve never been to the …

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What really happened in Gaza?

What really happened in Gaza? Last week, Gidon Ariel was interviewed about Hamas and Gaza and Israel.Watch this video podcast of that program with Jeff Futers of First Century Foundations.

A Settler Goes Up Against Palestinian Supporters

A Settler Goes Up Against Palestinian Supporters Besides being the director of Root Source, an organization dedicated to promoting engagement between Jews and Christians, Gidon Ariel is also active in dialog groups between Israelis and Palestinians. He came upon a Facebook group called Israelis & Palestinians for Peace and offered to present his perspective as …

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Responding to Unfavorable News

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash Responding to Unfavorable News Recently, in my correspondence with Rabbi Chaim Eisen, I mentioned to him that the health of a friend had “taken a turn for the worse.” It caused me to wonder, given that there were Jewish responses for so many situations, if there is a “traditional …

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Beha’alotcha: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Beha’alotcha: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a short weekly teaching on the Weekly Portion for the Temple Institute. We are grateful to our friends at the Temple Institute who have allowed us to provide Rabbi Meyer’s teachings here too. If you’ve never been to the …

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Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Explains Israel’s Right and Duty to Defend Its Citizens

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Explains Israel’s Right and Duty to Defend Its Citizens As a member of the Israeli Likud party, I am blessed to be the personal friend of numerous leaders and heroes. My old friend Gilad Erdan, who I knew since he was first elected to the Knesset in 2003, was recently …

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Root Source Briefing: What is going on in Israel, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank??

Root Source Briefing: What is going on in Israel, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank? I’ll bet you’ve been following what’s going on in Israel. In my 40 years here I don’t remember so much interest in our part of the globe, and that is really saying something! You might not know this, but …

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Naso: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Naso: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a short weekly teaching on the Weekly Portion for the Temple Institute. We are grateful to our friends at the Temple Institute who have allowed us to provide Rabbi Meyer’s teachings here too. If you’ve never been to the …

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