Interviews

blog posts featuring interviews of fascinating people in Israel and worldwide.

Gidon Interviewed on First Century Foundations Podcast

Gidon Interviewed on First Century Foundations Podcast In this episode of our Keeping it Israel Podcast, Jeff Futers interviews Orthodox Jew, Gidon Ariel, CEO and Founder of Root Source to learn about a Jewish perspective of the Torah. What is Torah? What does it encompass? What did the Psalmist mean when he wrote, “Blessed is …

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Bob O’Dell interview with First Century Foundations

Bob O’Dell interview with First Century Foundations How could Christianity – which initially was completely Jewish – suddenly turn against the Jewish people and claim to have replaced them in God’s plan for the world? When did the first non-Jew convert to Christianity? Did he have a good relationship with the Jewish people? In this …

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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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Interview: Britt Lode – The Light from Zion – Full Video/Audio

Root Source interviews Britt Lode from Norway and learn about her life and passion for light in many forms. In part 1, she begins her story in Norway. In part 2, she tells the unique way in which she “discovered” the Jewish roots of her faith. In part 3, she tells the story behind The …

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Interview: Britt Lode – 4 – The Light from Zion

Root Source interviews Britt Lode from Norway and learn about her life and passion for light in many forms. In concluding part 4, she shares what she has learned from the experience and how she is shining light into the nations, today. Video (19:32)   Downloadable audio:

Interview: AnaRina Heymann – The Corona Virus and Israel

Last December we feature in our newsletter, a video by AnaRina Heymann where she explained why she thought 2020 would be pivotal.  That video now seems quite prescient. Today, we feature a brand new, timely interview of AnaRina, courtesy of the Nations’ 9th of Av, whose own Laura Densmore interviewed her less than one week …

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Interview: Rabbi Chaim Eisen – A Teacher who Builds from Respect

Rabbi Chaim Eisen is one of the best Torah teachers we know, and in this introductory interview we learn why and how he wants to have relationship with Christians based on mutual respect. Get to know this special teacher as he speaks from him home in Jerusalem in this 4-part interview below. In Part 1, …

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Tommy Waller: Redemption, Restoration and Beyond

Tommy Waller and his entire family have broken new ground with their innovative organization, HaYovel, that allows Christians to connect directly with the land of Israel by harvesting grapes from the vineyards. We briefly introduced you to Tommy when he spoke on top of Elon Moreh a few weeks ago, but today we publish a …

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Tommy Waller explains the “Israel Thing” at Elon Moreh

Tommy Waller and his entire family have broken new ground with their innovative organization, HaYovel, that allows Christians to connect directly with the land of Israel by harvesting grapes from the vineyards. In this video we caught up with Tommy Waller as he speaks to Christians on Elon Moreh, Abraham’s first stop in the land …

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Interview: Victoria Sarvadi – A Surprising Life – The Entire Interview

Root Source interviews Victoria Sarvadi in the most extended interview we have ever filmed. Our questions are deep and wide, and she answers every one of them with thought-provoking openness on multiple levels. In Part 1, meet a a woman who felt called to break the mold of how successful corporate executives isolate and insulate …

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Interview: Victoria Sarvadi – Advice on seeking Hebraic Roots funding from Donors

Victoria Sarvadi, who helps administrate funding from the Nathaniel Foundation gives advice to Bob O’Dell about how donors “think” about the various kinds of requests they get. I, Bob O’Dell, specifically asked if she would be willing to take my questions on this topic. I see this conversation as a great learning opportunity for those …

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Interview: Victoria Sarvadi – A Surprising Life – 4 – The Angel she met Changed Everything

Root Source interviews Victoria Sarvadi in the most extended interview we have ever filmed. Our questions are deep and wide, and she answers every one of them with thought-provoking openness on multiple levels. In Part 4, she describes how meeting an angel at age 18, changed her life forever. Dying in the midst of labor …

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Interview: Victoria Sarvadi – A Surprising Life – 3 – What God Taught me thru Family

Root Source interviews Victoria Sarvadi in the most extended interview we have ever filmed. Our questions are deep and wide, and she answers every one of them with thought-provoking openness on multiple levels. In Part 3, she describes how they not only raised six kids, but also “raised son-in-laws;” how they made decisions to adopt …

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Interview: Victoria Sarvadi – A Surprising Life – 2 – Accomplished Woman or Little Girl?

Root Source interviews Victoria Sarvadi in the most extended interview we have ever filmed. Our questions are deep and wide, and she answers every one of them with thought-provoking openness on multiple levels. In Part 2, meet a woman with many accomplishments including a Doctorate in First Century Christianity and Second Temple Judaism and a …

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Interview: Victoria Sarvadi – A Surprising Life – 1 – Open Heart, Open Doors

Root Source interviews Victoria Sarvadi in the most extended interview we have ever filmed. Our questions are deep and wide, and she answers every one of them with thought-provoking openness on multiple levels. In Part 1, meet a a woman who felt called to break the mold of how successful corporate executives isolate and insulate …

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David Nekrutman – Full Interview with Root Source

In case you missed it, here is the four-part interview with David Nekrutman combined into a single video, and downloadable audio. This full interview is entitled  David Nekrutman: God Called me to love Spirit-filled Christians. If you have not met “David Nekrutman” you are missing out on meeting one of the first Israeli Jews to …

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AnaRina: Speaks with the Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem

AnaRina receives heartfelt thanks for some of her work from the Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Fleur Hassan Nahoum. AnaRina’s video with the Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem. (1:39) To learn more about Align with Zion or to connect with AnaRina directly, go to AlignWithZion.com

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