CUFI in the News

Local Pastors Visit Israel, See Sacred Sites

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Christian leader of pro-Israel movement speaking locally this weekend Four local pastors have been to Israel, seeing the sacred sites from The Bible. The trip has given them a deeper context for their sermons, and also made them passionate advocates for preserving the Jewish homeland. “It really brought things to life,” said Russ Peters, pastor … Read More

Christian Zionists Urge Trump to Keep his Promise on Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

By Sean Savage/ Ahead of President Donald Trump’s Israel visit, top Christian Zionist organizations and leaders are calling on the president to fulfill his election campaign promise to relocate the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, despite reports that Trump is unlikely to make the move in the near future. Pastor John Hagee, founder … Read More

Trump’s Truman Moment

Monday, May 15, 2017

ANALYSIS/OPINION: In 1948, when President Truman recognized the newly independent state of Israel, he did so in the face of fierce opposition from his advisers. Secretary of State George C. Marshall — whom the president regarded as “the greatest living American” — adamantly opposed the decision. Despite the controversy, it is now a source of … Read More

Montclair State Student Government Votes No On BDS

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Students at MSU celebrate Israel and defeat of resolution Montclair State University (MSU) defeated a Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) resolution on April 26. The Student Government Association rejected the resolution 11 to 1 with six abstentions, according to StandWithUs, an Israel advocacy organization. Hillel students dispute that number, saying it could be as high … Read More