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The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Chris Mitchel​

The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Chris Mitchell On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, Root Source hosted a special gathering in Jerusalem, The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala. Our friend Paul Calvert, a radio personality, interviewed some of our guests during the reception. Here is his …

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Root Source Contributions to Jerusalem Post

Root Source Contributions to Jerusalem Post Over the past few decades, a community of activists in the Christian-Jewish engagement space has developed, with people reaching out to each other to promote fraternity and humanitarian projects in and between the Christian and Jewish communities. In 2020, Root Source and Israel365 initiated “Bridgebuilders: Top Activists in Christian-Jewish …

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A Personal Connection to the Holocaust, and How Could God Let It Happen?

A Personal Connection to the Holocaust, and How Could God Let It Happen? Last week Israel and the world observed Holocaust memorial Day, “Yom Hashoah.” Gidon’s father who was born in Hungary survived the Holocaust and in these two audio segments, Gidon is interviewed by his friend Pastor Trey Graham (http://treygraham.com/) about that, who asks …

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Hard times are coming for Jews and Christians

Hard times are coming for Jews and Christians Over the past few decades, a community of activists in the Christian-Jewish engagement space has developed, with people reaching out to each other to promote fraternity and humanitarian projects in and between the Christian and Jewish communities. In 2020, Root Source and Israel365 initiated “Bridgebuilders: Top Activists …

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Our Root Source teacher, Dr. Rivkah Adler, featured in the Jerusalem Post

Our Root Source teacher, Dr. Rivkah Adler, featured in the Jerusalem Post In September we celebrated the launch of Rivkah’s book, “Lighting Up The Nations.” This week, the Jerusalem Post decided to celebrate as well! Here is an important Op-ed that Rivkah wrote, describing her journey and how important it is for Christians and Jews …

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Exciting news! Root Source Press publishes its first book in a foreign Language!

Exciting news! Root Source Press publishes its first book in a foreign Language! Our historic books published in 2019, “The LIST: Persecution of Jews by Christians Throughout History” and “40 Days of Repentance: A Companion Guide to The LIST” made a big impact on everyone who read them. One such person, Nel Ooijen, was so …

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Bridgebuilders – HISTORIC event this Sunday!

Special Event this Sunday! Special Event this Sunday! Watch a celebration of Jews and Christians engaging with each other! https://youtu.be/FhTc5csp3TQ Details below. (If you would like to support this: https://givebutter.com/Bridgebuilders. Thank you!) Today, more and more Jews and Christians realize that we have much more in common than we had thought for thousands of years. Without whitewashing our differences, we …

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Dutch 9 Av preparatory event July 26

After reaching out to the “Stichting voor Boete en Verzoening met Israël en anderen,” the Dutch organization for Penance & Reconciliation with Israel and others, Gidon was invited to speak to their board on the topic of Repentance and Engagement. Your comments are appreciated!

Britain, Israel in Exile and the Nations, Tisha Bav and the State of Israel

On Wendesday, July 22, Gidon Ariel gave a Zoom talk to a small group of British friends about the looking fast day, the Ninth of Av. He focused on Britain, Israel in Exile and the Nations, Tisha Bav and the State of Israel, and we hope you will find it intersting. Please respond in the …

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A Song to Celebrate Israel Independence Day

Take a look at cross section of Israeli society as many different Israeli’s sing together in this delightful, professionally produced music video that was part of the local celebrations of  Yom HaAtzmaut, the celebration of Israeli Independence Day in 1948. In the video, President Reuven Rivlin can be seen giving his greetings and well-wishes and …

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Gidon on an Israel Current Events Panel

Dallas Jewish Conservatives (DJC) hosted a free Virtual Event from the Holy City of Jerusalem for an in-depth discussion with the Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, Israeli Defense Minister Adviser & Knesset Insider Jeremy Saltan, and Root Source Founder and Likud Party Member Gidon Ariel. The panel discussed a wide range of topics including …

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Hebrew COVID-19 Prayer on YouTube

Watch this shortened version of a prayer written by Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, and read by an Israeli in Modern Hebrew. Visit https://dictionary.co.il/prayer/ for downloadable and printable PDFs of the prayer: Hebrew Only Hebrew + English Translation Hebrew + Transliteration + English Translation Hebrew + Transliteration + English Translation, sentence by …

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Ready for a Revolution?

This week’s music – Purple Royalty– YehudahKatz This Shabbat, Parshat Shekalim, marks the Shabbat that we bless the forthcoming new month of Adar, 5780. That means that Purim, the favorite holiday all over Tekoa, is less than 18 days away. One of the concepts highlighted each Purim is mentioned at the end of “Megilat Esther. …

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A Special Sukkot Torah School For The Nations Video For You To Enjoy From Home!

On Hoshana Rabba, the seventh day of Sukkot, Israel365 hosted a Sukkot Torah School for the Nations on Facebook Live. It was an hour of Torah conversation in honor of the last day of Sukkot/Feast of Tabernacles, specifically for people from the Nations. Rabbi Tuly Weisz, AnaRina Heymann, Gidon Ariel, Rabbi Elan Adler and Dr. …

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Please Sign a Declaration to Stand with the Jewish People!

Time is running out! On August 11, Gidon is leading a ceremony where an Israeli Government official will be receiving the list of names of the people that have signed the declaration to stand with the Jewish People.   Please click on the painting or on the link below and sign the declaration to have your …

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Impromptu: How to “Close Out” the 9th of Av Fast in Jerusalem

Gidon Ariel and Bob O’Dell have a spontaneous, impromptu discussion about how they might do something that has probably never been done before — to come up with a way in which Christians and Jews, together, close out the last moment of the day-long fast on the 9th of Av in Jerusalem. (15:20)

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