Tours

blog posts featuring videos of fascinating places in Israel.

RS Tours: Hinnom Valley – 5 – Water of Life

The Hinnom Valley in Jerusalem still shouts out its stories of Life, Death, Hell and Redemption. In part 5, we tell the little known story of pure water that flowed consistently across the Hinnom Valley more than 2000 years ago, from Bethlehem to the Temple. (8:51)

RS Tours: Hinnom Valley – 3 – The Valley of Death

The Hinnom valley in Jerusalem still shouts out its stories of Life, Death, Hell and Redemption. In part 3, we tell the chilling tale of truth where children were sacrificed (passed thru the fire) to the god Molech in what became the valley of death. We also explore God’s response in an almost incomprehensible statement …

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RS Tours: Hinnom Valley – 2 – The Flow of Life

The Hinnom valley in Jerusalem still shouts out its stories of Life, Death, Hell and Redemption. In part 2, we show you how God established this valley to be one in which life flowed, as it was designed establish the border between the tribe of Judah, Benjamin and Jerusalem. (7:43)

RS Tours: Mount of Olives – Part 3 – Looking at the Dome of the Spirits

In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the re-founding of Israel, we bring back one of our most popular Root Source Tours segments about the often over-looked feature sitting right there in on the Temple Mount in the heart of Jerusalem. We show you the place to see the Golden Gate lined up with the Dome …

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RS Tours: Mount of Olives – Part 2 – The Golden Gate

This week our Root Source 70th Anniversary tour concludes by participating in the national celebrations in Jerusalem. The Golden Gate of Jerusalem will be one of the sites visible from that tour. Let’s take another look at the broadcast we published last year on the Golden Gate. Part 2 of 4. (9:29)

Aaron Lipkin Reports a New Find!

Aaron Lipkin has captured photographs and drone footage of a new archaeological site near Shiloh in Samaria that have just been uploaded to Root Source. This becomes the 14th video we have uploaded on Aaron’s new channel. Login now to your account to see this new footage, as well as the Argaman Surprise, the Footprints, the Altar on Mount …

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RS Tours: The Burma Road – Part 3 – Is This Your Story Too?

Root Source Tours tells the incredible story of the Burma Road in Israel that saved Jerusalem in 1948. In part 3, we discuss the movie made on these events, and Bob O’Dell suggest ways we might draw lessons from this story for the future. Part 3 of 3. (5:44) Or alternatively….. You can see the …

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RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 5 – Pool to Pinnacle

In our conclusion, Root Source Tours shows more highlights of the City of David.  From the Pool of Siloam, up a newly discovered Roman Road, to the top of park. Learn to see Jerusalem in a whole new way. Part 5 of 5. (9:32) Special thanks to the City of David National Park Special thanks …

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RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 4 – The Real Tomb of David

In Part 4 Root Source Tours shows more highlights of the City of David.  We take you to the Gihon Spring, the Canaanite Tunnel, and the most probable location of the burial place of David and the Kings of Judah. Part 4 of 5. (4:47) Special thanks to the City of David National Park Special …

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RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 3 – Into the Belly of Jerusalem

In Part 3 Root Source Tours shows more highlights of the City of David. After discussing Zechariah and Hezekiah, we take you into the belly of Jerusalem to show you Warren’s Shaft discovered in 1867. Part 3 of 5. (5:11) Special thanks to the City of David National Park Special thanks to AnaRina Heymann and …

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RS Tours: City of David Highlights – Part 2 – Jeremiah, Palace, Walls

In Part 2 Root Source Tours shows more highlights of the City of David.  We look at Jeremiah’s pit, the palace of King David, and the walls of Jerusalem. Part 2 of several. (6:28) Special thanks to the City of David National Park Special thanks to AnaRina Heymann and the Jerusalem Watch. Find out more …

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RS Tours: Understanding the Battle of Be’er Sheva

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the battle of Be’er Sheva that was the key victory that took the Holy Land out of the hands of the Ottoman Turks, after 400 years of continuous rule. Be’er Sheva was their stronghold and the key to Palestine. A surprise attack by the British and ANZAC forces combined to …

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RS Tours: Golan 8 – Mount Hermon – Site of Transfiguration?

Root Source takes you to the base of Mount Hermon and we listen in on Yair Mazur speak about it being a viable candidate for the Mount of Transfiguration.  Can you guess what problem the “Mount Hermon location” solves?  Hint: it brings the New Testament into full agreement with words recorded in the Torah by Moses …

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RS Tours: Mount Bental and UN Observers

Root Source Tours takes you up onto Mount Bental in the Golan and tells you what some Israeli’s say privately about the UN Observers stationed along the Israeli-Syrian border. In addition, if you don’t at least laugh a little bit at the end of this segment, Bob says you must not know English! Part 6 of several.  

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