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CUFI-Backed Anti-BDS Legislation Becomes Law in Texas

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Tuesday, leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, joined Gov. Gregg Abbott as he signed into law Texas HB 89, a bill that prohibits the state from contracting with or investing in entities that boycott Israel. The legislation’s passage comes after months of hard work by the … Read More

In anguish, longing, 1.5 million Israelis pay respects at military cemeteries nationwide

Monday, May 1, 2017

The annual two-minute memorial siren sounded at 11 a.m. Israel time, bringing the country to a halt on Monday to commemorate the 23,544 members of the security forces and 3,117 terror victims in Israel’s history. Road closures and increased train traffic surrounded the country’s 52 military cemeteries and hundreds of smaller military sections in civilian … Read More

Israelis move from mourning to feting 69 years of independence

Monday, May 1, 2017

Israel abruptly crossed over from grief to jubilation at nightfall Monday, as Memorial Day came to a close and the country’s 69th Independence Day began. Mournful and somber speeches gave way to fireworks, concerts and parties across the country, with flags promptly raised back from half-staff. At the military on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, the … Read More

Israel’s annual Memorial Day remembers 23,544 fallen soldiers

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Israelis bowed their heads for a minute of silence as the siren wailed on Sunday evening to remember the men and women who died during active duty or were killed in terror attacks. The siren marked the official start of the annual Memorial Day, although several events were held earlier Sunday. Speaking earlier at a … Read More

Israel Is the Key to Solving the World’s Water Crisis

Saturday, April 29, 2017

During the 20th century, the world saw the greatest population boom in human history. The annual growth rate of the world’s population stands at 1.6 percent and the world population is expected to grow from 8 billion to 10 billion by the year 2100. The need to fix our ever-growing water shortage has never been … Read More

Trump: Ask me in month about moving embassy to Jerusalem

Saturday, April 29, 2017

US President Donald Trump refused to confirm reports that he would announce the transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem during a visit to Israel next month, but hinted Thursday that he may clarify the issue at that time. On Thursday, Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis (R), who earlier this year led a … Read More

All 100 US senators to UN: End ‘unacceptable’ anti-Israel bias

Friday, April 28, 2017

All 100 US senators signed a letter to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Thursday demanding an end to the “unacceptable” anti-Israel bias in the international body. The strongly worded letter, authored by Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.) and released on Friday, was signed by every member of the US Senate. “Through words … Read More

Christian Group Mounts a Strong Defense for Israel in Washington

Friday, April 28, 2017

“An unidentified guest uses a Trump Hotel branded umbrella as she walks into the West Wing of the White House,” read the caption of an Associated Press photo in the Washington Examiner picturing an attractive young woman whose face is becoming increasingly familiar in Washington political circles. Sandy Hagee Parker is the chairwoman of Christians … Read More

Talks underway for Trump to make first Israel visit in May

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Officials in Jerusalem and Washington are in advanced talks to arrange a visit by US President Donald Trump to Israel in May, an Israeli official said Wednesday in what would be Trump’s first ever visit to Israel. The official confirmed talks were ongoing, but said no date had yet been set. Israel Radio said the … Read More