CUFI in the News

Senate passes bipartisan pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

Thursday, February 7, 2019

(February 5, 2019 / JNS) The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation on Tuesday that, if enacted, would impose fresh sanctions on Syria, boost security cooperation with Israel and Jordan, and allow state and local governments the right to punish state or local contractors from engaging in boycotting Israel. It also includes an amendment that warned against … Read More

CUFI: United We Must Stand

Thursday, February 7, 2019

As a 20th-century political issue in the United States, Zionism was almost exclusively within the purview of the Jewish community. Stirred by their faith to stand with Israel were millions of Christian Zionists, but for decades they were unorganized, unfocused and unable to speak with one voice. In this century, the pro-Israel tent has finally … Read More

CUFI: United We Must Stand

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

As a 20th-century political issue in the United States, Zionism was almost exclusively within the purview of the Jewish community. Stirred by their faith to stand with Israel were millions of Christian Zionists, but for decades they were unorganized, unfocused and unable to speak with one voice. In this century, the pro-Israel tent has finally … Read More

2020 Election: Democrats can’t afford to ignore their Israel problem

Friday, January 4, 2019

Like it or not, the 2020 presidential election is already starting to heat up. Progressive Democrats are visiting early primary and caucus states, while a few old guard Democrats have been testing the waters since Hillary Clinton conceded to Donald Trump in 2016. But while more and more Democrats hope to make President Trump a … Read More

The ACLU Is Fighting to Kill Texas’ Pro-Israel Policy

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union (UCLU) of Texas is suing to overturn a state law requiring contractors to certify that they do not boycott Israel. In 2017, Gov. Greg Abbott took a stand against a growing move by some states to target Israel. The law was the 20th measure taken by an individual state to … Read More

Largest pro-Israel group membership swells to 5 million thanks to Evangelicals

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Pastor John Hagee says he believes that the peace process was accelerated by the decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The largest pro-Israel organization in the United States just got even bigger. Christians United for Israel, led by Pastor John Hagee, now boasts 5 million members strong. “CUFI’s growth is a … Read More