A Jew and a Christian HOW TOGETHER THEY CHANGED HISTORY – Maoz Israel Report

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A Jew and a Christian

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Left: Theodore Herzl, of whom Israel’s Declaration of Independence officially refers to
as the spiritual father of the Jewish State.
Right: William Hechler, friend, mentor and
legitimizer of Herzl’s vision and calling. He is considered the father of Christian Zionism.
By Shira Sorko-Ram
As featured in the Aptil Maoz Israel Report

There is not an Israeli school child anywhere in the world who has not heard of Theodore Herzl—the Father of Modern Israel. But few people—in or out of Israel—have ever heard of William Hechler.

Yet many historians concede if it weren’t for Pastor Hechler, Herzl would probably never have been anything more than an obscure, eccentric, minor Austrian newspaper columnist. This is a story about Theodore Herzl, William Hechler … and yes, divine intervention.

Hechler’s father, an Anglican priest, had a deep admiration and respect for the Jewish people. This love for God’s chosen people profoundly influenced his son. In fact, it consumed him.
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