CUFI in the News

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

Sen. Paul must release his hold on Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Kentucky suddenly finds itself in the midst of conversations between world leaders and elected officials concerned with intelligence sharing, the safety of our men and women in uniform, the rise of terror in the Middle East and the declining security situation throughout the region. That’s because Kentucky is presenting two opposing views to the world … Read More

NFL player honors Israel on his cleats after ‘life-changing’ trip

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

One player in the National Football League was so moved by a trip to Israel in March, that he dedicated his cleats to Israel and the group that brought him there. Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Michael Pierce chose “Israel Collective” to be featured on his blue-and-white cleats for the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” campaign. “Israel … Read More

Pastor Hagee: You can’t be a Christian and an anti-Semite

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Pastor John Hagee, the founder and national chairman of Christians United for Israel, said during a panel at the 2018 Israeli-American Council conference that being anti-Semitic is incompatible with Christianity. The panel, which featured Maccabee Task Force Executive Director David Brog, Christians United for Israel Action Fund Founding Chairwoman Sandra Hagee Parker and Fuel Freedom … Read More

Ravens nose tackle to sport Israeli flag on gridiron Sunday

Friday, November 30, 2018

As a defensive lineman for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, Michael Pierce has no love for quarterbacks. But the non-Jewish 340-pound athlete from Alabama does have a soft spot for Israel. Pierce selected the Israel Collective, a millennial arm of the Christians United for Israel organization, as his cause for the league’s “My Cause, My Cleats” … Read More