CUFI in the News

Christians United For Israel Tops 4 Million Members

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Christians United for Israel (CUFI) announced this week that the group had topped 4 million members, making it one of the largest pro-Israel organizations worldwide. “We could never have predicted that when 400 Christian leaders met in 2006 to establish CUFI, we would reach 4 million members in just over 12 years, yet here we … Read More

PRAGER: Why Christians Support Israel

Saturday, March 10, 2018

In speeches to fellow Jews around America, I often point out that many American Jews are experiencing cognitive dissonance. The institution Jews most admire — the university — turns out to be the most significant source of Israel hatred in America and the rest of the West. At the same time, the people many Jews … Read More

Trump Underscores Unequivocal Support for Israel by Moving Embassy

Friday, February 9, 2018

Early this month, I celebrated as President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the future location of our U.S. Embassy. His declaration was bold and clear, and it crystallized America’s unequivocal support for Israel – our greatest ally in the Middle East. In making his declaration, the president Trump was reflecting not just … Read More

What Life Was Like For Christians And Jews When Arabs Ruled Jerusalem

Friday, February 9, 2018

Following President Donald Trump’s declaration that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Saeb Erekat quickly shot back and demanded “equal rights for everyone living in historic Palestine.” Protests over Trump’s move have sparked riots in Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip and even violent protests in Europe, from Germany to Sweden. … Read More

The Campaign Promise Trump Chose to Keep

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

December 6, 2017 There is now a billboard on the streets of Jerusalem reading: “God Bless Trump, From JerUSAlem to Washington DC.” That sign took on great significance on Wednesday because — as he promised he would — President Donald Trump has taken the bold step of recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, beginning … Read More

House Passed Bill That Aims to End Palestinian Payments to Martyr Families

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

December 5, 2017 A bill that would pressure the Palestinian Authority to stop financially rewarding acts of terror against Israelis and Americans easily passed the House of Representatives Tuesday. The Taylor Force Act would restrict U.S. aid until the Palestinians end their multi-million dollar program to monetarily reward terrorism. The PA set aside about $344 … Read More

BDS opponent receives Jewish support for top civil rights post, as pro-Palestinian groups protest

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

November 30, 2017 Leaders of major American Jewish organizations are rallying around Kenneth L. Marcus, the nominee for assistant secretary of education for civil rights, as pro-Palestinian groups denounce him for opposing the BDS (Boycott, Divestment & Sanction) movement. Marcus, an attorney, served in the Department of Education’s civil rights division and then was staff … Read More

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at UF About Time in Auschwitz

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

November 30, 2017 Irving Roth said he didn’t understand why he was at Auschwitz. “Why was I there? What crime did I commit?” the Holocaust survivor said as the audience sat in silence. About 500 students came out to hear Roth speak at the Reitz Union Auditorium on Wednesday night. About 350 students were able … Read More