We promised you that Christians United for Israel would hit the ground running in 2017. So far, we're keeping our word.
you know, in late December the United Nations Security Council passed a
resolution singling out Israel for condemnation and declaring that much
of Jerusalem is occupied Palestinian land. The resolution passed
because the United States abstained and refused to veto this one-sided
It was for times such as this that CUFI was created. We leapt into action.
soon as the resolution passed, we issued e-mail acton alerts calling
upon you and all of our members to e-mail their members of Congress and
demand that they support House and Senate resolutions condemning this UN
resolution. CUFI members ended up sending over 16,000 thousand e-mails
to the House and over 44,000 thousand e-mails to the Senate.
the stakes, however, we decided that this e-mail avalanche wasn't
enough -- we needed to deliver our message in person. We decided to fly
our leadership from across the country to Washington for an emergency
summit. With a little over a week's notice, over 250 of our leaders from
49 states came to DC to join us in a day of prayer and action on
Our message was clear -- condemn the UN resolution, demand that the
Obama Administration do no further damage to Israel in its waning days,
and move our embassy to Jerusalem.
Trump has vowed to be a friend to Israel. We need to play an active
role in ensuring that he keeps his promises. Even leaders with the best
of intentions need to be reminded that we are watching and that we will
speak out forcefully if we believe that our leaders are doing harm to
our front line ally, Israel.
is not a time to relax or fade away. Now is the time to build on our
momentum, press our advantage and secure Israel's future. If
you are able to help us fill our war chest for the battles we must
fight in 2017, your generosity will be greatly appreciated. With your
help, we will have much good news to report in the coming months and
Thank you for standing with us as we embark on the next phase of our important work.
Blessings to you and those you love,
Pastor John Hagee,