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9th of Av 2018 – Declaration Ceremony with Speaker of Knesset Yuli Edelstein

The Tisha B’Av 2018 declaration and signatures are presented to Yuli Edelstein, the speaker of the Knesset by Root Source, Israel365 and a number of Christian leaders in Israel. If you have not signed the declaration yet, you may do so by clicking here. Attendees include Gidon Ariel of Root Source, Donna Jollay of Israel365, …

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ISRAEL FIRST: Christian Leaders Condemn Anti-Semitism in Act of Reconciliation at Israeli Parliament

Remembering the 9th Av The Jewish people use an annual occasion to mourn the massive tragedies and assaults they have endured on the 9th of Av on the Hebrew calendar, often done in the name of Christian churches. This year we were a delegation of Christian leaders in Israel observed the solemn remembrance by a …

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Guest Blog: Karin Young’s Root Source tour experience!

Our Israel First! raffle winner Karrin Young shared her Root Source Tour  experience. Dear Gidon, I felt greatly privileged to be a part of the groundbreakingSeventy Years To Israel’s Rebirth tour.  Especially as the recipient of the raffle drawing!  Thank you again so very much for the opportunity! This was my first time in the Land …

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Studio See – A New Column at Root Source

Gidon is allowing me to begin a new column to be published weekly in the Root Source newsletter. The goal is to bring to light a number of ideas and perspectives that push the boundaries of the current discussion about Israel, the relationship between Jews and Christians, and the future that is coming. They will …

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Personal Note: Bob’s 30th Anniversary and 50th Visit to Israel

My wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary by waking up very early and jumping on an airplane to Israel. Since we were flying eastward for most of the day, it ended up being our shortest anniversary day ever. When we mentioned a few weeks prior to that flight, our “lack of an anniversary day …

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Gidon Enjoys the 70th Anniversary Root Source Tour

Gidon seemed to be in his element leading the first-ever ten day long Root Source Tour along with his friend, Pastor Trey Graham. Gidon Ariel (Photo: Bob O’Dell) On the actual day of national celebration of the 70th Anniversary, April 19th, we stopped at Latrun whose hill guarded access to Jerusalem in 1948. Latrun on …

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Mazal Tov, Congratulations Karin, you won the raffle!

Last year, Root Source ran an unbelievable raffle, get a free copy of Israel FIRST!, sign up for the raffle with your name and email address, and you might win a free trip to Israel! Thousands of people took advantage of this no brainer offer, but only a few hundred followed through and registered… Well, …

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Gidon Ariel on Netanyahu and efforts to make him fall

In the article I was interviewed for, I clarify my position that Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu will not resign or be toppled because the the political hulubaloo making that attempt. In Israel, the Prime Minister is the leader of the largest party in the multi-party House of Government, the Knesset. Israel has numerous parties, as …

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Announcing the second new Root Source channel!

We are happy to announce the second new Root Source Channel entitled Shabbat Shalom: Portion of the Week with Sondra Baras. This channel features the portion of the week with Sondra Baras . This new channel has more than 50 new videos that are immediately included with your Root Source membership! Sondra Oster Baras was born and …

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Announcing a New Root Source Channel!

We are excited to announce a new Root Source Channel entitled Biblical Archaeology. This channel features Aaron Lipkin, son of Root Source favorite Avi Lipkin. This new channel already has 13 new videos that are immediately included with your Root Source membership! Aaron has been called by God to educate the world about God’s truth …

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Guest Blog: YOU!

A Message from Gidon and Bob: ]The act of expressing yourself can be challenging and difficult, but it can be rewarding as well. The last two weeks we have featured blog posts from two regular readers at Root Source: Sharon L. Hogeda and Dennis Northington. We want to encourage more readers to submit ideas to …

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Bob Speaks About Replacement Theology and Balfour Declaration

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 next …

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – New Membership Model for Root Source

(2:17) Dear Friends,    We at Root Source are working full time to provide the best possible access to authentic Jewish wisdom taught by loving Israeli teachers for Christians worldwide. We are excited to announce a major redesign of our site that will make your access to Root Source channels and lessons much easier, faster, …

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Gidon Ariel of Root Source was quoted in BIN article.

Gidon Ariel, founder and CEO of Root Source was quoted in an article from Breaking Israel News entitled ” Balfour Declaration Was “Biblically-Based Miracle” Bringing Christians and Jews Together” Gidon Ariel, founder and CEO of Root Source, an organization that enables and encourages dialogue and relationships between Christians and Jews, gave a unique perspective on …

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In big anniversary year for Israel, Christian Zionists see signs of the Messiah

JTA – Fifty years since the Six-Day War, 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, 150 years since Mark Twain first visited Palestine. This has been a year of big Israel-related anniversaries. To the Jewish state’s most diehard Christian supporters, the barrage of milestones is not mere coincidence but rather a harbinger of prophecies being fulfilled. …

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