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US House committee unanimously passes Taylor Force Act

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

WASHINGTON — The US House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed the Taylor Force Act on Wednesday, legislation that would cut US funding to the Palestinian Authority unless it discontinues its practice of paying monthly stipends to the families of terrorists who kill Israelis. The legislation includes three exceptions, allowing for US funding to Palestinian water and … Read More

Group of Americans strive to see PLO held responsible for terrorism that maimed and killed their loved ones

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Lawmakers are still waiting on the Trump administration to advise the Supreme Court on a case that, if taken up, would potentially allow American victims of Palestinian terrorism to collect a reversed multimillion dollar judgment, sources on and off Capitol Hill told TWS. The Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and Palestinian Authority (PA) were found guilty … Read More

Netanyahu warns terror groups: Don’t even think about it

Monday, November 13, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Sunday that the country would respond harshly to any attack against it no matter where it comes from. Netanyahu’s comments appeared to be prompted by blustery statements from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group in Gaza, which is threatening Israel with retaliation for the destruction of a terror tunnel it … Read More

Amb. John Bolton: America’s embassy in Israel should be moved to Jerusalem – NOW

Monday, November 13, 2017

Whether to move America’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has long been a subject of political debate in the U.S. and abroad. It’s time now to resolve the debate by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city and relocating our embassy there on incontestably Israeli sovereign territory. This relocation would be sensible, prudent … Read More

IDF deploys Iron Dome, raises alert amid Gaza terror threat

Monday, November 13, 2017

A number of Iron Dome missile defense batteries were deployed in central Israel on Monday, the military said, amid heightened tensions with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad since the army demolished the terrorist group’s border-crossing attack tunnel last month. The Israel Defense Forces confirmed the anti-missile systems had been installed in central Israel, but would not … Read More

CUFI Welcomes President Trump’s Comments on Iran

Monday, November 13, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Friday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, expressed support for President Donald Trump’s new policy approach to Iran. “President Trump’s comments today show that he has a clear-eyed view of the Iranian regime and the JCPOA. I commend the president for laying out distinct … Read More

CUFI Welcomes Senate Passage of Bill Targeting Hezbollah’s Financing

Monday, November 13, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Friday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed Senate passage of the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017. This legislation targets foreign governments that support Hezbollah as well as companies and individuals that aid the terrorist organization’s fundraising or recruitment activities. “Hezbollah is a terrorist … Read More

CUFI Applauds Senate Passage of Iran Sanctions

Monday, November 13, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Thursday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued a statement applauding the Senate for passing the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S.722): From email action alerts and phone calls to in-person lobbying efforts, CUFI’s 3.5 million members have long supported efforts to curb Iran’s imperial … Read More

Vice President Pence to Address CUFI Washington Summit July 17-18, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, announced that Vice President Mike Pence will be addressing the group’s annual Washington Summit in July. Pence is a lifelong Christian Zionist who traveled to Israel with CUFI while governor of Indiana. “We are deeply honored that the Vice President … Read More

CUFI Welcomes Nevada State Assembly Action on anti-BDS Legislation

Monday, November 13, 2017

LAS VEGAS – On Thursday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the Nevada State Assembly’s passage of SB 26, legislation that prohibits the state from contracting with or investing in entities that boycott Israel. CUFI has been involved in the Nevada legislation since its inception. The bill was born of … Read More