CUFI in the News

US Senate Passes Holocaust Education Act, Heads to Trump for Signature

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The Never Again Education Act, which would help provide federal funding to expand Holocaust education in the US, passed the Senate with bipartisan support. The bill was first introduced to the House of Representatives by Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York) and Elise Sefanik (R-New York). The House passed the bill on January 27. It was introduced into the Senate … Read More

Who was Qassim Soleimani?

Friday, January 17, 2020

In the chaos of the civil war in Syria and the upheaval in Iraq, one figure was an omnipresent force. Images of him inspecting battlefields or surrounded by young fighters listening attentively to his orders have peppered social media, garnering fawning praise from his legion of fans. But this man was neither Iraqi nor Syrian; … Read More

Evangelical group rejects ICC probe of Israel: simply absurd

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Pastor John Hagee, the founder of Christian United for Israel (CUFI), released a statement on Monday, calling the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to launch an investigation of Israel “absurd.” “The Court is preparing to launch an investigation at the behest of a state that does not exist, into a state over which they have … Read More

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