CUFI in the News

Ravens DT Wears Cleats Honoring Israel Collective During Game Against Buccaneers

Monday, December 17, 2018

December 17, 2018 SAN ANTONIO – On Sunday, starting Baltimore Ravens Defensive Tackle Michael Pierce wore cleats honoring Israel as part of the NFL’s My Cause, My Cleats program, during his team’s matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Pierce, who traveled to Israel in March with the IC, an initiative of Christians United for Israel … Read More

5-Million-Strong Christian Group Rebukes Rand Paul for Blocking Pro-Israel Bills

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A pro-Israel Christian non-profit has galvanized its 5 million members to pressure Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to drop his hold on two Israel bills. Perplexingly, Paul blocked a bill to fund Israel’s military and another bill to permit state and local governments to penalize entities that promote boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. “After … Read More

CUFI’s Hagee on Rand Paul, Trump’s Peace Plan

Thursday, December 13, 2018

JI INTERVIEW — Pastor John Hagee, founder of Christian United for Israel, discussed his group’s efforts to pressure Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to remove a holdon the U.S.-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018 in an interview with Jewish Insider’s Jacob Kornbluh. Hagee was in Washington, DC over the weekend to attend the White House Hanukkah party and meetings on … Read More

Congress passes bill targeting use of human shields by Israel’s enemies

Thursday, December 13, 2018

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation targeting individuals responsible for Hamas and Hezbollah’s use of human shields as a war tactic in battles with Israel. The passage follows approval of the bill in the Senate. The legislation, titled the Sanctioning of the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act, will now … Read More

Lobbyists push for Israel anti-boycott law in end-of-year spending bill

Thursday, December 13, 2018

WASHINGTON – At the end of each year, lawmakers jockey to attach their long-stalled bills onto annual spending legislation that must pass for the government to function. And this season is no exception. With only ten days left in session, Congress is debating whether to link funding for US President Donald Trump’s push for the … Read More

Pro-Israel Christian group tops 5 million members

Monday, December 10, 2018

Christians United for Israel continued its streak as the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States, passing 5 million members. “CUFI’s growth is a direct result of the widespread support Israel enjoys among the tens of millions of evangelicals in America,” said its founder and chairman, Pastor John Hagee. “With God’s blessing, and the hard work … Read More

EXCLUSIVE – Pastor John Hagee Urges Rand Paul to Remove Hold from Israel Aid Bill

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Pastor John Hagee, founder and national director of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), urged Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to remove his hold from critical legislation that would allow the U.S. to continue providing military assistance to Israel. “We are confident we will find a way to get this passed,” Hagee stated. “It’s absolutely a must. … Read More