CUFI in the News

Rand Paul’s rationale for holding back aid to Israel

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is expected to introduce an amendment in the coming days that would limit the amount of U.S. security assistance to Israel, Jewish Insider has learned. Paul recently came under fire from AIPAC and other pro-Israel groups for placing a hold on the U.S.-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018, which would … Read More

Foreign Ministry honors rabbi for Jewish-Christian interfaith work

Sunday, November 11, 2018

The Foreign Ministry, together with the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding, bestowed Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg with an award on Sunday for his decades of work for strengthening Jewish-Christian ties. The award was presented to Scheinberg by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely in the presence of Pastor John Hagee, head of an Evangelical megachurch and head of … Read More

Senators urged to back bill targeting Hamas and Hezbollah for using human shields

Senators urged to back bill targeting Hamas and Hezbollah for using human shields

Friday, August 10, 2018

  The American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the Anti-Defamation League are urging lawmakers to co-sponsor a Senate bill targeting Hezbollah and Hamas for using human shields. The bill, introduced last week by Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., would sanction those who use civilians to shield themselves while carrying out attacks. It … Read More

Cruz at CUFI Summit: Israel is our friend

Monday, July 30, 2018

We would be remiss today if we did not at least pause and reflect what a difference a couple of years can make. What a difference Ambassador Nikki Haley makes. What a difference Ambassador David Friedman makes. It was just November and December of 2016, the end of the previous administration, when we saw the … Read More

CUFI Summit Honors Haley, Slams Hamas and Palestinian Terror

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

In addition to showcasing a major pro-Israel constituency, Christians United for Israel (CUFI)’s 13th annual summit, which took place from July 23-24, emphasized the contrast between the current White House administration and previous ones, with Israel’s ambassador to the United States hailing the Trump administration as the best ally Israel has ever had. “Over the decades, … Read More

MILLER: Supporting Israel Is Women’s Work — Naturally

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

No country in the world is beaten up more than Israel. No democracy in the world is held to the same standards as those imposed on Israel. From the halls of the United Nations to classrooms of leftist professors and parliaments of Europe, the Jewish state is the victim of lies propagated by individuals and … Read More

Christian Zionist conference celebrates Trump era in US-Israel relations

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The Christians United for Israel organization’s Washington policy conference focused Tuesday on lobbying for a bill that would restrict Israel boycotts, among other legislative actions. The speaking roster for the two-day conference, attended by 5,000 activists, included a video address by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and live speeches by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to … Read More