Video: World premier of The Auschwitz Album Revisited

On Thursday, 27 January Regent University Library hosted the world premier of “The Auschwitz Album Revisited” — a stirring collection of oil paintings by artist Pat Mercer Hutchens, inspired by photographs taken inside a Nazi German death camp.  In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, this exhibit opening featured the artist Pat Hutchens, CBN founder Pat Robertson, Univ.…

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Christians fear life without Mubarak

BY EDMUND SANDERS, LA TIMES— The morning bells of All Saints Church beckon worshippers a little later these days, and Mass is celebrated more frequently. The schedule shift for the early service has come in response to the government-imposed overnight curfew. The extra services? Coptic Christians in Egypt’s second-largest city say they have a lot…

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Obama well knows what chaos he has unleashed

BY VICTOR SHARPE, AMERICAN THINKER— Not content with creating havoc in the U.S. economy, setting Americans against each other, and forcing through a health reform act which has nothing to do with health but everything to do with the redistribution of wealth and an immense increase in governmental interference, our president has now opened a…

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The Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian Crisis

BY DORE GOLD, JCPA— Will the Obama administration’s policy toward Egypt be based on a perception that the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood would be extremely dangerous? Or have they taken the position – voiced in parts of the U.S. foreign policy establishment – that the Brotherhood has become moderate and can be talked to?…

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Christian leader pivotal to Herzl’s work recognized

BY JONNY PAUL, JPOST The contribution of a Christian chaplain to Theodor Herzl’s work and to the Zionist cause was commemorated in London this week with a tombstone dedication at his unmarked grave. Rev. William Henry Hechler was pivotal to Herzl’s diplomatic successes, allying himself with the emerging Zionist movement and providing Herzl with key…

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Israel must prepare for any Egypt outcome

BY EMET REPORT— Israel must be prepared for any outcome in Egypt, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Knesset, “by reinforcing the might of the State of Israel.” While an Egypt that fully embraces democracy and democratic reform would be a welcome neighbor, Netanyahu said Wednesday, it is also possible that Egypt could come under…

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Jordan's king meets with Muslim Brotherhood

BY ETHAN BRONNER, NY TIMES— King Abdullah II, struggling to stave off growing public discontent, widened his political outreach on Thursday and met with the Muslim Brotherhood for the first time in nearly a decade. He also asserted in a statement that he would fight corruption and foster a broad national dialogue. The statement from…

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Israel, Jewish leaders pay respects to first Christian Zionist

By ISRAEL TODAY— Rev. William Henry Hechler was the first modern Christian Zionist, and a long-time confidante and backer of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl. On Monday, Israeli diplomats, Jewish leaders from around the world and a large gathering of Christians and Jews thankful for the contributions Hechler made to the Zionist cause gathering in north…

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How to avoid an Iran-like tragedy in Egypt

BY MICHAEL RUBIN, AOL NEWS—- Few Egyptians will mourn Hosni Mubarak’s downfall. His three-decade rule was sclerotic. He not only failed to address growing economic failings but also refused to even listen. As a guest observer at Mubarak’s 2006 National Democratic Party convention, I watched as senior officials cut microphone power to party members who…

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Israel, Jewish leaders pay respects to first Christian Zionist

by Israel Today Rev. William Henry Hechler was the first modern Christian Zionist, and a long-time confidante and backer of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl. On Monday, Israeli diplomats, Jewish leaders from around the world and a large gathering of Christians and Jews thankful for the contributions Hechler made to the Zionist cause gathering in north…

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Islamists will not achieve a ME breakthrough

BY DANIEL PIPES, WASHINGTON TIMES— As Egypt’s much-anticipated moment of crisis arrived and popular rebellions shook governments across the Middle East, Iran stands as never before at the center of the region. Its Islamist rulers are within sight of dominating the region. But revolutions are hard to pull off and I predict that Islamists will…

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Egypt and the 'freedom agenda'

BY JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— George W. Bush launched his second term as president with an inaugural address that put the spread of democratic freedoms at the heart of his international agenda. In one memorable passage, he promised “all who live in tyranny and hopelessness” that “the United States will not ignore your oppression, or excuse…

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Resentment toward US seen building in Egypt

BY EDMUND SANDERS, JWR—- An undercurrent of anger against the United States appears to be building here because of what many see as the Obama administration’s overly cautious response to the demands of protesters for the resignation of longtime U.S. ally President Hosni Mubarak. Anti-American sentiment in Egypt has percolated just below the surface in…

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Paintings Memorialize Holocaust Victims

BY RACHEL JUDY, REGENT UNIV. NEWS— International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp during World War II. On Thursday, Jan. 27, Regent University Library hosted a remembrance service and world premier of a series of oil paintings titled “The Auschwitz Album Revisited,” by Dr. Pat…

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Israel shocked by Obama's "betrayal" of Mubarak

By DOUGLAS HAMILTON, Reuters — JERUSALEM (Reuters) – If Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak is toppled, Israel will lose one of its very few friends in a hostile neighborhood and President Barack Obama will bear a large share of the blame, Israeli pundits said on Monday. Political commentators expressed shock at how the United States as…

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