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The Gideon 300

Way back when we started Root Source, we felt like we were doing something important by bringing Jews and Christians together on the common “root source” of the shared beliefs of the Bible. Who would be willing to try out this innovative idea, and even more so, who would remain? In those early conversations we …

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The West’s Challenges: A Modern-Ancient Solution

The West’s Challenges: A Modern-Ancient Solution By Gidon Ariel There are quite a few challenges facing the West—and by extension, the entire world—today, some only tangentially related: Morality: Since the 1960s, and some would point to periods even preceding the twentieth century, the redefinition of morals and social mores have been pushing the envelope, and …

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Meet Bob in Virginia on September 10th

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 …

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An Invitation for Christians to Pray on Sunday August 14

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 …

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More from David’s Daughter’s Wedding

David Haivri’s daughter Hagar was married this year, and David has created two lessons on his channel related to this wedding. Below is a second free excerpt from the second “wedding lesson” that he has included on his Root Source channel entitled: Israel and the Nations. The lessons are narrated versions of the wedding, where …

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Behind the Scenes – Yehudah Glick First Days in Office

Gidon and Bob are some of the very first visitors to meet with Yehudah Glick after joining the Israeli Knesset. This post shows the lighter side of Yehudah, but it also shows how passionate he is for one particular city in Israel, and how he wants to be a “different kind” of politician. With God’s help …

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Which Blessing Will Yehudah Glick Read?

Root Source presented a congratulations card to Yehudah Glick after he took office as Israel’s newest member of the Knesset. Over 800 Root Source students and friends from around the world signed the card and wrote a blessing!  Thank you!!!!! In this brief video, Yehuda spontaneously picked one person’s blessing to read for all to hear! Is it yours?

Congratulations to our teacher, MK Rabbi Yehudah Glick!

We were so happy to announce the great news about our good friend, Root Source teacher Rabbi Yehudah Glick, who was inducted to the Knesset last week. We gave you an opportunity to sign a Congratulations card to him, and over FOUR HUNDRED of you did! That is wonderful! Next week, with God’s help, Bob and Gidon …

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Gidon’s Perspective on the West

At the Jerusalem Channel Passover Convocation, Gidon Ariel answered a question about how he views America and the Western World. He gives a candid perspective on terrorism, immigration, moral decline, politics, protest and hope.

Prediction Update: Are We Peaking or Not?

When we wrote Israel FIRST!, we agreed to hold ourselves accountable regarding predictions made, which were listed in Appendix B of the book. Some of those predictions involved the financial peaks of nations. The primary long-term financial predictions we made in Summer 2015 were: The United States is a nation that is peaking and has …

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Merv and Merla – Create New Rosh Hashana Celebration

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 …

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Gidon’s Light-hearted God-Stories

At the end of a long week of work, Gidon told Bob a story of something that happened to him in Jerusalem a couple months back. Bob ran and got the video camera and captured Gidon telling three or four of his favorite stories. Length: 9:19

Sign up for our Root Source Webinars announcement list

From time to time, Root Source hosts LIVE FREE webinars. Our first such webinar was held in February 2016 with Seth Young introducing the topic of Biblical Hebrew and it was a smashing success! We have also featured Avi Lipkin, Ken Spiro and Gidon Ariel. Our most recent webinar series was called:  An Inside Look …

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A heartfelt THANK YOU to Root Source Students!

Bob O’Dell shares from his heart about what it is like to watch the interaction between Root Source students and the Jewish teachers. And the result is this video saying “Thank You”. He also reveals something you probably don’t realize about an Orthodox Jewish family. Oh, and what does any of that have to do …

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