Onward, Christian Zionists The fastest growing Israel support group in America.
Excerpts of an article that first appeared in The Weekly Standard
In Washington, D.C.’s convention center they danced the horah, sang Hebrew songs, and waved American and Israeli flags. Charlie Daniels played Hatikvah on his fiddle. It wasn’t a bar mitzvah, or a gathering of the pro-Israel group AIPAC. It was the fifth annual summit of an even larger pro-Israel organization, the nation’s largest: Christians United for Israel, better known as CUFI.
A few hours before addressing the convention, its founder, Pastor John Hagee, explained how CUFI came to exist. “I went to Israel in 1978 as a tourist with a group of people from my church and I came home a Zionist,” he said. “I felt the presence of God in the city of Jerusalem like no place on earth.” Praying at the Western Wall, he realized he had to “do everything in my power to bring Christians and Jews together in an atmosphere of mutual esteem and acceptance.”
Birmingham, AL - Pastors' Luncheon - April 28
Tucson, AZ - Night To Honor Israel - April 28
Maricopa, AZ - Standing with Israel - April 29
Amarillo, TX - Standing With Israel - April 29
Columbia University - CUFI On Campus - April 30
Stockton, CA - San Joaquin Delta College - May 1
Reno, NV - CUFI Sunday - May 3
Irvine, CA - Night to Honor Israel - May 3
Anchorage, AK - Standing WIth Israel - May 3
Anchorage, AK - Pastors' Luncheon - May 4
Sacramento, CA - Standing With Israel - May 4
Moreno Valley, CA - Night To Honor Israel May 4
Fairbanks, AK - Pastors' Luncheon May 5
Las Vegas, NV - Night To Honor Israel - May 5
Nashville, TN - Night To Honor Israel - May 14
Georgetown, DE - Night To Honor Israel - May 19
Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Stand With Israel - May 31
Myrtle Beach, SC - Standing With Israel - May 31
We believe that the Jewish people have a right to live in their ancient land of Israel, and that the modern State of Israel is the fulfillment of this historic right.