CUFI in the News

Pastor John Hagee: Gulf States Should Offer Israel Normalized Ties

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Gulf states should offer to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel rather than threatening to cut burgeoning ties out of anger over Israeli annexation plans and the US peace initiative, Pastor John Hagee told The Jerusalem Post. “The Gulf states, who are claiming that Israeli ‘annexation’ would lead to an end to their not-so-secret relations … Read More

CUFI: Trump Plan Gives Israelis and Palestinians Opportunity to ‘Build a Real Future’

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is calling on America’s leadership to back U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Peace to Prosperity” plan for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to support Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s push to extend sovereignty over Judea and Samaria. CUFI founder and chairman Pastor John Hagee published an op-ed in Haaretz on Sunday, urging “American to boldly stand … Read More

America, Keep Your Word

Monday, June 22, 2020

Ten years ago I authored an op-ed published by Haaretz which stated unequivocally that Christians United for Israel (CUFI) “would never presume to tell Jerusalem how to conduct its foreign or domestic affairs.” That position has not and will not change. We stand with the decisions of the democratically elected government of Israel. Christian support … Read More

Look to Israel as a Light Against Corona

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Israel is a light unto the nations, the world’s first responder and the startup nation. The Jewish state is known for doing more with less and exceeding beyond all reasonable expectations. It made the desert bloom, brought democracy and pluralism to the Middle East, beat back larger and better-equipped enemies, and became a global hub … Read More

Who Owns the Land of Israel

Friday, June 5, 2020

All real estate transactions go to great lengths to determine the identity of the original owner of the land to prevent a legal cloud from being over the title deed. The debate of who owns the land of Israel can be resolved in the same manner. Who was the original owner of the hotly contested … Read More

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