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CUFI in Action – December 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

This has been a difficult year for many of our Jewish brothers and sisters, as a rising tide of anti-Semitism has made many feel threatened and alone. It is especially hard to be an Israeli, and wake up every morning to see international headlines condemning your country for defending its people against the never-ending onslaught … Read More

Bolton: US ‘strongly supports’ anti-tunnel operation in Israel’s north

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Tuesday expressed “strong support” for Israel’s operation against Hezbollah attack tunnels crossing the Lebanese border, saying Washington backed Jerusalem’s “efforts to defend its sovereignty.” In a tweet, Bolton called on the Iranian-backed Lebanese terror group to stop digging tunnels into Israel and refrain from responding to the operation. … Read More

ICYMI: Sen. Paul Under Fire For Blocking Aid To Israel

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

POLITICO: Senator Rand Paul Under Fire For Blocking Aid To Israel Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is putting personal politics ahead of what’s best not only for Israel – a critical U.S. ally – but also for workers and job creators in his home state of Kentucky. As POLITICO’s Foreign Affairs Correspondent Nahal Toosi reported on … Read More

CUFI Launches Sweeping Campaign in Kentucky Backing U.S.-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Bipartisan Legislation Being Blocked by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) November 27, 2018 WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) and its legislative arm the CUFI Action Fund launched a sweeping campaign aimed at convincing Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to remove his hold on the U.S.-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act. The bill would formalize … Read More

Three IDF soldiers injured in car-ramming attack in Gush Etzion

Monday, November 26, 2018

Three IDF soldiers were injured in a suspected car-ramming attack at the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank south of Jerusalem, the IDF confirmed on Monday. The military said the troops were hit while they were engaged in construction work on a road between Beit Umar and El-Aroub.Magen David Adom paramedics said two people … Read More

Cabinet confirms Aviv Kochavi as Israel army’s 22nd chief of staff

Monday, November 26, 2018

The cabinet officially voted to confirm Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi for the position of Israel Defense Forces chief of staff on Sunday. He is scheduled to take over the position on January 15. Kochavi, the former head of Military Intelligence and the Northern Command, and the current deputy chief of staff, will be the 22nd … Read More

Iran’s Rouhani calls Israel a ‘cancerous tumor’ established by West

Monday, November 26, 2018

TEHRAN — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called Israel a “cancerous tumor” established by Western countries to advance their interests in the Middle East. Iran’s leaders frequently condemn Israel and predict its demise, but Rouhani, a relative moderate, rarely employs such rhetoric. Addressing an annual Islamic Unity Conference on Saturday, Rouhani said “one of the … Read More

Israel holds major drill to practice fighting Hamas and Hezbollah simultaneously

Saturday, November 24, 2018

The Israeli military’s Commando Brigade launched a large-scale exercise this week to practice fighting the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip and the Hezbollah terrorist militia in Lebanon simultaneously, the army said Saturday. The drill is continuing into this week. In the past, Israeli defense analysts have speculated that concerns over the prospect of … Read More