Gidon Ariel, Author at Root Source

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.

Series: Visions

Series: Moses: Profile of a Leader Visions is a channel that explores ways that Jews and Christians might interact in the future. Visions is Gidon Ariel’s take on everything — that comes from his teachings, talks he has given around the world, and one-on-one interviews. The channel is organized by starting with the most straightforward …

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Series: Pray Like a Jew

Series: Pray Like a Jew What better way for us to dedicate the launch of Root Source to the Almighty God, than by turning to Him in prayer in the very first class recorded on Root Source, as taught by the CEO of Root Source, Gidon Ariel. In this foundational channel, you will have the …

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2020 Annual Report

Shalom!
2019 was a great year for Root Source, but (while it’s a little uncomfortable to say the same about 2020 because of Covid-19,) I have to report that 2020 was an even better, FANTASTIC year for us!

Gidon Ariel

Teacher: Gidon Ariel​ Gidon Ariel  is the Founder and CEO of Root Source. He launched his first channel, Pray Like a Jew on Rosh Hashana in September 2014, and his second channel, Moses: Profile of a Leader, in October 2014. Gidon is a visionary and pioneer in Jewish-Christian relations, Gidon made Aliyah to Israel in …

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Ha’azinu: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Ha’azinu: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a 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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What Is Sukkot?

Sukkot 2020 (October 2-9, 2020) Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish holiday that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and commemorates the miraculous protection G‑d provided for the children of Israel when they left Egypt. We celebrate Sukkot by dwelling in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah) and …

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Who is Calling

NEW VIDEO: A Song of ThanksPlease take 3:30 seconds to enjoy and share the song.Perhaps we can truly change the world, just by saying Thank You Sorry if it sounds presumptuous, however I recently heard that numerous representatives of Israeli Knesset and Aliyah departments have met to discuss the potential Aliyah of more than 500,000 …

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A Rosh HaShana Message: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a 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 Temple Institute’s website, now’s your chance! click here!

Ki Tavo: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a 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 Temple Institute’s website, now’s your chance! click here!

THE PORTION OF NITZAVIM-VAYELECH

NITZAVIM This week’s portion Nitzavim Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20 is one of the shortest in the Torah, with a mere 40 verses (next week’s Vayelech has only 30). Even when the two are combined, which happens most years, they number fewer verses than most other single portions. The verses themselves, however, are longer than those in most …

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The Writing Process and Content of My New Book “HaMasoret HaYehudit” | by Rabbi Eliezer Melamed

Hi, Gidon here. This topic might be over the heads of some of our Root Source readers, but others (including you, I’m sure:-) will be excited about this development as I am. This rabbi, Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, is one of the most important rabbis in Israel today in my humble opinion:-) and in fact the …

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My #1 Enemy

This week’s music https://youtu.be/IzXHpOsPUqg I clearly remember the day that Rabbi Menachem Fruman, of blessed memory, returned from his meeting in Turkey with Prime Minister Erdogan following the Marmara incident of 2010. The meeting took place on a Friday. Rabbi Fruman returned to Tekoa for Shabbat. On Shabbat morning when we recited the prayer for protection …

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Ki Teitzei: Rabbi Gedalia Meyer’s Weekly Torah Study

Our popular Root Source teacher Rabbi Gedalia Meyer has begun giving a 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 Temple Institute’s website, now’s your chance! click here!