Israel at 70

1,200 IDF soldiers race ahead of Yom Kippur Brigade’s 50th anniversary

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Fifty years after its founding and on the eve of Yom Kippur, 1,200 soldiers and officers of the IDF’s 188th “Barak” (Lightning) Armored Brigade participated in the second annual 188-km. run from Haifa to the Golan Heights, where the brigade defended the country against the invading Syrian Arab Army in 1973. “It’s a special date, … Read More

Israel shuts down for Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Israel shut down on Tuesday evening for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. All flights in and out of Ben Gurion airport ceased at 1:35 p.m.. The airport will reopen Wednesday night with arrivals starting at 9:30 p.m., while departures will resume at 11:30 p.m. Border … Read More

World military leaders visiting Israel for security briefing

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An organization that introduces military and political leaders from around the world to Israeli military officials is hosting legal, international relations and military leaders from around the world in Israel. The 42 participants in the Our Soldier’s Speak mission to Israel have spent 10 days being briefed on Israel’s security challenges by … Read More

Netanyahu to Arab journalist: Israel prevents collapse of Middle East

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Middle East would fall into the hands of either Sunni or Shia extremists if Israel were not in the region, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a delegation of Arab journalists on Tuesday. Netanyahu spoke of this meeting during comments he made with US Energy Secretary Rick Perry before their meeting in the Prime Minister’s … Read More

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Pastor Hagee Honored By Israel

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Israeli embassy names Pastor John Hagee number 27 of 70 greatest American contributors to the US- Israel relationship.

Pastor Hagee

Honoring 70: John Hagee, Christians United for Israel

Sunday, April 1, 2018

John Hagee is an evangelical pastor based in San Antonio, Texas. Having served in the ministry for more than five decades, Hagee leads a church with 20,000-plus active members. He is a Christian Zionist, who believes that the Bible commands all believing Christians to support the State of Israel and the return of the Jewish … Read More

Israel at 70

Friday, February 9, 2018

This year the Jewish state marks 70 years since it’s rebirth in 1948! Take a minute to check out our CUFI Micro History and hear about the modern miracle. Then look for a year of remembrance, as CUFI marks Israel at 70.