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Pompeo assures Christian Zionists that Israel allows conversions to Christianity

Friday, July 12, 2019

Weeks after US State Department report highlights difficulties faced by Christians, secretary of state says Jerusalem ‘doesn’t force Jewish beliefs on others’ JTA — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made a point of reminding a conference of Christian Zionists that Israel permits conversions to Christianity, just weeks after his department reported on the difficulties … Read More

Pompeo Focuses On Religious Liberty in CUFI Speech

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo focused on religious liberty during his July 8 speech at the Christians United for Israel Summit in Washington, D.C., contrasting Israel’s religious freedom to Iran’s intolerance. Pompeo began the speech by arguing that “Christians in America are among Israel’s greatest friends,” saying that Christian support for a Jewish state “runs … Read More

Pompeo to Iran After Nuclear Deal Violation: ‘We Are Not Done’

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Iranian officials announced on Monday that the Islamic regime continues to violate the terms in the nuclear deal brokered during the Obama era, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shot back at the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Summit in Washington, DC. “We’ve implemented the strongest pressure campaign in history against the Iranian regime, and … Read More

VP PENCE: ‘IRAN SHOULD NOT CONFUSE U.S. RESTRAINT WITH LACK OF RESOLVE’

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jerusalem Post Israel News VP PENCE: ‘IRAN SHOULD NOT CONFUSE U.S. RESTRAINT WITH LACK OF RESOLVE’ “President Trump promised that Israel would have the resources and tools to defend itself by itself,” he continued. BY OMRI NAHMIAS JULY 8, 2019 19:42 2 minute read. VP Pence: ‘Iran should not confuse U.S. restraint with lack of … Read More

CUFI SEEKS MILLENNIAL SUPPORT

Thursday, July 11, 2019

WASHINGTON – The annual conference of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) was concluded on Wednesday with an off-the-record briefing by senior administration officials such as Jared Kushner and Victoria Coats of the National Security Council, to the organization’s board members. It was yet another example of the close friendship between the administration of US President … Read More

Largest pro-Israel group grows to 7M members, lauded by Netanyahu, Trump administration

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The largest pro-Israel organization in the United States is flooding the nation’s capital in support of the Jewish State. Christians United for Israel (CUFI) announced at its annual gathering in Washington, D.C. to more than 5,000 summit attendees that it is now seven million members strong. Attendees heard from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Vice … Read More

At annual CUFI conference, Pence warns Iran, rebukes border-security language

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

“We must never allow the memory of those lost in the Holocaust to be cheapened as a cliché to advance some left-wing political narrative,” said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. (July 8, 2019 / JNS) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday warned Iran that the United States is prepared to defend itself, in addition to criticizing Rep. Alexandria … Read More

Mideast envoy Greenblatt: US not seeking regime change in Palestinian Authority

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

“We have to deal with everybody to make this work,” said U.S. special envoy for Mideast peace negotiations Jason Greenblatt. “We cannot make a comprehensive peace unless we make sure that we are dealing with the representatives of all the Palestinian people.” (July 8, 2019 / JNS) U.S. special envoy for Mideast peace negotiations Jason … Read More