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.

Shoftim: 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 KI TEITZEI

This week’s portion Ki Teitzei Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19, 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 address the relationship between fellow humans. Like the rest of the book of Deuteronomy, …

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Re’eh: 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 Time Has Come

This week’s music: Reva L’sheva Ki Ba Moed “Re’eh Anochi noten lifneichem hayom, brachah uklalah” Look at what I am giving you today, blessing and curse (Devarim 11.26). This is the opening verse of this week’s Torah portion of “Re’eh.” Hashem is imploring us to open our eyes today. What is so important about today, …

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Prepare For The Biblical Feasts Alongside The Jewish People

Christian visitors to Israel are likely already familiar with Rabbi Jeremy Gimpel, a modern day pioneer in Israel who, along with his partner Rabbi Ari Abramowitz, is transforming the Arugot Farm in Judea into a must-visit destination for lovers of the Bible from around the world. At the heart of the Arugot Farm is a …

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Visit Israel in January

Our good friend Pastor Trey Graham is leading a tour to Israel. Here is some info, click through for more! Highly recommended. Want to walk where Jesus walked? Want to learn the Bible in the places where it was written? Want to see prophecy fulfilled? Experience Israel this January Experience Israel with Pastor Trey Graham …

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Eikev: 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!

Va’etchanan: 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!

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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Devarim: 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!

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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Books Announcement

Root Source Press is proud to announce the imminent release of two important books: Bridgebuilders: Top Activists in Christian-Jewish Engagement and The LIST 2020: Antisemitic Incidents Worldwide We are expecting these books to be published and available through Amazon and at a discount through Root Source by Chanukah or earlier. Please sign up for this announcement …

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A Day in The Life

This week’s music: https://youtu.be/eOqEe1qO7es Just before beginning I want to share with you our great joy that this Shabbat, 26 Tammuz, Bezrat Hashem, we will be celebrating 27 years of life in Eretz Yisrael. We look forward to you all joining us very soon. This week’s Torah portion, the second of a double portion, “Matot-Masei,” …

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