Gidon Ariel

Founder and CEO A visionary and pioneer in Jewish-Christian relations, Gidon made Aliyah to Israel when he was 14 and spent close to a decade in advanced Jewish studies institutes (Yeshivas) and the IDF.Gidon serves in the IDF reserves as a Captain in the Military Spokesperson’s Office after spending over 20 years in the Armored (Tank) Corps. Raised an Orthodox Jew, he has kept Jewish traditions his entire life, and is a seasoned Hebrew and Judaism Instructor.Gidon is involved with several Web-based marketing initiatives, and has been working with Christian organizations in Israel, the USA and elsewhere in the world since 2005.

Gidon Ariel on Radical Lifestyle Podcast

Gidon Ariel on Radical Lifestyle Podcast Gidon, whose father survived the holocaust, shares about the “Night of Broken Glass” November 9-10, 1938, when the Nazi regime coordinated a wave of antisemitic violence in Germany. He then explains how we can show our support this November 9th. – https://lightupthechurch.org– https://root-source.com

Q3 2022 Board Meeting

Q3 2022 Board Meeting Q3 Minutes of Root Source Board Meeting EOQ3 2022 Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Updated Balances Q3 First Melissa Support Report Root Source Wednesday, September 28, 2022 June 30, 2022: Q2 2022 Board Meeting 2021 Annual Report – Root Source How are we doing?

The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Rosie Ross

The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Rosie Ross 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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Dr Richard Booker and Gidon Ariel April 20, 2021 Part 2

Gidon Ariel and Dr Richard Booker April 20, 2021 Part 2 Here is what Gidon and Dr. Richard talked about this week:  – The word is one of the most basic and fundamental building blocks of language. – You should talk and express your ideas– God tells us to do certain things in his word

The Portion of Vayelech

The Portion of Vayelech This week’s reading, Vayelech, recounts the events of the final day of Moses’ terrestrial life. Moses transferred leadership to Joshua and wrote a Torah scroll which he handed over to the Levites. Moses commanded the Israelites to gather following every Sabbatical year, and informed them of the suffering which will be their lot when they will abandon the laws of …

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The Most Important Moment You Never Heard Of | History of Israel Explained

Hebron 1929: The Most Important Moment You Never Heard Of | History of Israel Explained As some of you know, Root Source’s director and co-founder Gidon Ariel lives in Maale Hever, a suburb of the holy city of Hebron. He lives just a ten minutes’ drive away from the Tomb of the Patriarchs and always …

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The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Sharon Sanders

The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Sharon Sanders 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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Torah at the former Glockengasse Synagogue

Torah Study Replaces Commandments?

Museum exhibits representing a Torah at the former Glockengasse Synagogue, which was in Cologne but was completely destroyed. These are at the Kölnisches Stadtmuseum. Torah Study Replaces Commandments? Our friend Bob asked: Hi! I have a question. Have you ever heard of the idea that, while certain commandments cannot really be kept because the holy …

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The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Nate Waller

The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Nate Waller 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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Parashat Ki Tavo

Thank offering unto the Lord Parashat Ki Tavo The Israelites are commanded to bring the first of their fruit to the Temple, and to deliver all tithes to their proper recipients. Moses explains how the blessings and curses are to be proclaimed on Mts. Grizzim and Ebal when the Jewish nation enters into Israel. He then details the blessings they will …

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Shoftim: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Shoftim: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has been giving short weekly teaching on the Weekly Portion for the Temple Institute. We are grateful to our friends at the Temple Institute who have allowed us to provide Rabbi Meyer’s teachings here too. If you’ve never been to the …

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Parashat Ki Teitzei

Crompton Deut 25-4 thou shalt not muzzle the ox Parashat Ki Teitzei THE PORTION OF KI TEITZEI Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19This week’s portion covers an array of commandments for a variety of circumstances, from marriage and relationships to caring for the less fortunate. Some of the commandments pertain to man’s relationship with God, but most of them …

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The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Rav Yehudah Glick

The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Rav Yehudah Glick 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 …

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Gidon Ariel and Dr Richard Booker August 29, 2022

Gidon Ariel and Dr Richard Booker August 29, 2022 Here is what Gidon and Dr. Richard talked about this week: – The Zionist Congress 1897– Happy Zion Day!– Phillipians 4:8 have a positive attitude– Great values in Israel– Psalm 102:12-16– God’s Alarm Clock of Redemption

Re’eh: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Re’eh: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has been giving short weekly teaching on the Weekly Portion for the Temple Institute. We are grateful to our friends at the Temple Institute who have allowed us to provide Rabbi Meyer’s teachings here too. If you’ve never been to the …

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Parashat Shoftim

Scale of Justice Parashat Shoftim THE PORTION OF SHOFTIM Continuing Moses’s farewell address to the Children of Israel, this week’s portion deals extensively with the legal system the people must establish when they enter the land. From courts to kings and priests to false witnesses and murderers, the portion details what God expects the people …

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Malachi 3:10, tell what that means to you in regarding to tithing?

What does Malachi 3:10 means to you regarding tithing? Our friend Shelly asked:: Speaking of finances….Malachi 3:10….tell what that means to you in regarding to tithing? Gidon’s answer:This is one of the most famous verses in the Bible regarding tithing, and Jewish sources point out that it is the only time we are allowed to test …

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The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Gidon Ariel

The Root Source – Nations’ Ninth Of Av 2022 Gala Interview with Gidon Ariel 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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The LIST2020 is featured in All Israel News​

The LIST2020 is featured in All Israel News An article titled “Newly released book is an unfortunate encyclopedia of anti-Semitism in 2020” was published in All Israel News. See a sneak peek below. JERUSALEM—It is relatively heavy, small print and reaches nearly 800 pages. Unfortunately, it is a recently published book called “The List 2020: …

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The Steinsaltz Center 2022 Gala

The Steinsaltz Center 2022 Gala Root Source is proud to partner with the Jerusalem-based Steinsaltz Center, in memory of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz z”l, since May 2021. https://root-source.com/steinsaltz/ We are happy to share that the Steinsaltz Center is hosting a Gala Event in October 2022, in the prestigious Orient Hotel in Jerusalem. Please consider attending if you …

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Parashat Re’eh

Parashat Re’eh In this week’s reading, Re’eh, Moses continues addressing the Israelites just before he passes away; just before the Israelites cross the Jordan River and enter the land of Israel. Moses commands the Israelites to proclaim certain blessings and curses on Mount Grizzim and Mount Ebal after they enter the land of Israel. He directs them to destroy all vestiges …

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