CUFI in the News

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

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