Current Issues

At CUFI, we are focused on several key issues with the goal of defending Israel’s strength, security, and sovereignty.

NGO Monitor: U.S., U.K., Netherlands fund anti-Israel ‘Christ at the Checkpoint’ conference

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The U.S., U.K., and Dutch governments are helping to fund a conference called “Christ at the Checkpoint,” which attempts to sway Evangelical Christian opinion against Israel and whose themes have anti-Semitic undertones, according to a new report issued by the Jerusalem-based watchdog group NGO Monitor. The report titled “Christ at the Checkpoint: How the U.S., … Read More

CUFI on Campus Plays Central Role in Defeating SSCCC anti-Israel Resolution

Monday, May 4, 2015

SAN ANTONIO – This past weekend, CUFI on Campus, the college division of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), played a pivotal role in defeating a Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC) measure aimed at divesting from Israel. According to Lydia Williams, a CUFI on Campus staffer who specializes in challenging the BDS movement and … Read More

UN report outlines how Hamas used kids as human shields

Saturday, May 2, 2015

The headlines in most places were entirely predictable: “UN Says Israel Killed 44 Palestinians in Schools During Gaza War.” That was indeed one finding of a UN report published Monday — but only part of the story. The report also confirmed something Israel’s been saying all along: Hamas stored mortars and other weapons in at … Read More

In Support of Corker-Menendez Bill, CUFI Places Full-Page Ads in Home-State Newspapers of Key Senators

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Ads follow CUFI action alert that generated more than 72,000 emails to senators in support of legislation SAN ANTONIO – On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, announced the full details of their wide-ranging grassroots effort in support of the Corker-Menendez Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act (S. 615). The group’s … Read More

CUFI Launches New Millennial-Focused “Israel Collective” Initiative, Releases Two Short Films

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, announced the establishment of a new initiative, “The Israel Collective,” aimed at building relationships between American Christians, Israelis, and people of good will throughout the Arab and Islamic world. This initiative is a direct response to efforts by Israel’s detractors to mislead America’s … Read More

Christians United for Israel Reaches Two Million Members

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization,announced Thursday that the group had surpassed the two million member mark.This news comes just over two-and-a-half years after the group reached one million members. “We’ve come along way since we began CUFI with 400 Christian leaders back in 2006. And I can say without hesitation … Read More

Israel, Gaza and Humanitarian Law: Efforts to Limit Civilian Casualties

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Addressing an audience in New York on November 6, 2014, the highest ranking officer in the U.S. military, General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, acknowledged that Israel went to “extraordinary lengths” to limit civilian casualties and collateral damage during its Operation Protective Edge in July-August 2014. He also related that the … Read More

Christians United for Israel Extends National Pro-Israel Ad Campaign

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, announced that it is extending its national pro-Israel advertising campaign. Tuesday morning the following newspapers published the full-page CUFI ad: the Arizona Republic, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the Detroit Free Press, the Houston Chronicle, the Miami Herald, the NY Daily News, … Read More

Christians United for Israel Launches National Ad Campaign

Thursday, July 31, 2014

On Thursday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, launched a national, multi-platform advertising campaign as part of an effort to educate Americans about the true nature of Hamas. Full-page ads are running in today’s print editions of the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Los … Read More

Israel-Syria Negotiations

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Following the Madrid Conference, talks between Israeli and Syrian delegations commenced in Washington under the framework of the Madrid formula. During 1994, negotiations were held on the ambassadorial level in Washington. These talks led to focused discussions on security arrangements and the convening of two meetings between the Israeli and Syrian chiefs-of-staff in December 1994 … Read More