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CUFI in the News

Jewish, Israel-related groups react to US announcement on settlements

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

(November 18, 2019 / JNS) Several Jewish and Israel-related groups quickly reacted to the major announcement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that it would no longer view Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria as illegal under international law. “We applaud the administration’s decision to rescind the assertion that Israeli settlements are illegal under … Read More

CUFI Welcomes Revocation of Hansell Memorandum

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

November 18, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Monday, Pastor John Hagee, the founder and Chairman of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), expressed support for the Trump administration’s revocation of the Hansell Memorandum: “I want to express my profound appreciation to President Donald Trump for his bold and courageous support of Israel and the Jewish people. Thank … Read More

Pitching In For Israel With Hispanics

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Mariano Rivera, the Yankees Hall of Fame relief pitcher, is looking for one more save: an Israel under assault from too many directions to count. Last Sunday, Rivera, a thoroughly unapologetic Christian Zionist, opened up his predominantly Spanish-speaking New Rochelle church for a morning session presented by Christians United for Israel (CUFI), Pastor John Hagee’s … Read More

‘For such a time as this’

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

      Given recent events in the Middle East, our leaders would benefit from the wisdom shared in the book of Esther. Despite the name of God never appearing in the book, Esther’s story shows us that He will always preserve the nation of Israel, no matter how grave the danger. And vitally, it … Read More

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