Talking Points

Find the latest expert analysis of recent events and critical issues involving Israel. These talking points will help you make a logical and compelling case for Israel. You can use them to engage your politicians, community leaders, and friends who need to know the truth about Israel. These simple and straightforward talking points make it easy to understand and communicate the challenges Israel faces.

CUFI Briefing: Israel Thwarts Iranian Attempts to Wreak Havoc

Monday, August 26, 2019

On Saturday night the Israeli Air Force launched a pre-emptive strike in Syria to thwart an “imminent” Iranian “kamikaze” style drone attack on Israel. Israeli officials rarely acknowledge operations in Syria, but the Israeli military announced Saturday that it had struck operatives from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Quds Force as well as the … Read More

Talking Points:Iranian Piracy and Terror

Monday, July 22, 2019

On Friday, in the Straits of Hormuz, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard seized the Stena Impero, a British flagged oil tanker as well as a second tanker that was later released.  Charts have shown that the ship was undoubtedly in Omani waters, making the seizure by Iranian forces a clear violation of international law.  Iran’s seizure … Read More

Airbnb Talking Points

Friday, March 22, 2019

In November of last year, the San Francisco-based Airbnb announced its intention to de-list Jewish-owned properties in the West Bank/Judea and Samaria from its service. In an attempt to justify this decision, Airbnb issued a statement in which they sought to claim the moral high ground and portray a nuanced approach to the issue. The … Read More

Talking Points – The Islamic Republic Of Iran: 40 Years of Global Terror

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

On Sunday the IDF reported that a missile was fired in to the Golan Heights by Iranian forces from an area near Damascus. The missile was intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome system. This is yet another act of aggression by the regime in Tehran towards the Jewish state.  In response to the missile attack, the … Read More

Talking Points – Operation Northern Shield

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

What Happened? Early on Tuesday 4th December 2018, the Israel Defense Forces launched Operation Northern Shield on Israel’s border with Lebanon. Why? The Lebanese government has failed to prevent Hezbollah from establishing a military presence in southern Lebanon, despite this being a clear violation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701, which brought to an … Read More

ICYMI: Sen. Paul Under Fire For Blocking Aid To Israel

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

POLITICO: Senator Rand Paul Under Fire For Blocking Aid To Israel Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is putting personal politics ahead of what’s best not only for Israel – a critical U.S. ally – but also for workers and job creators in his home state of Kentucky. As POLITICO’s Foreign Affairs Correspondent Nahal Toosi reported on … Read More

Netanyahu Delivers New Bombshell About Iran at UNGA

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Today during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu stunned the word by revealing the existence of a second secret Iranian “atomic warehouse.” Although Israel had previously shared this information with several international intelligence agencies and the IAEA after covertly raiding Iran’s secret nuclear archive in February of this year, … Read More

Talking Points – 9th August 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

  For weeks we have heard that the leadership of the Israel Defense Forces was concerned that Hamas would soon escalate the violence from Gaza into a full-scale war. Since March, Hamas has incited violent riots along the Gaza border fence and encouraged thousands of Palestinians to attack the IDF. Burning kites and balloons rigged … Read More

CUFI Talking Points: US Rejects Anti-Israel Bias at the UN Human Rights Council

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Yesterday, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley formally announced the United States has withdrawn its participation and financial support from the “cesspool” Human Rights Council. In her statement, Ambassador Haley said, “For too long, the Human Rights Council has been a protector of human rights abusers and a cesspool of political bias. Regrettably, … Read More