Press Releases

ICYMI: CUFI’s Leadership Summit Concludes Following Remarks from Top U.S., Israeli Officials

February 24, 2020 SAN ANTONIO –Earlier this month, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, concluded its annual Leadership Summit in San Antonio which featured speakers from the Trump Administration, the Netanyahu Government, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israeli civil society.
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CUFI Welcomes FATF Blacklisting Iran

February 21, 2020 WASHINGTON – On Friday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued a statement welcoming the decision by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to blacklist Iran due to the Islamic Republic’s continued terror financing.

“As CUFI has been saying for years, banks...

CUFI 2020 Leadership Summit to Feature Ambassador Ron Dermer

February 10, 2020 SAN ANTONIO – Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, announced today that remarks from select speakers at its annual Leadership Summit on Tuesday will be live-streamed on the CUFI Facebook page.

Remarks from the following speakers will be available (all times Eastern Standard Time):...

8-million-strong Christians United for Israel produce cutting-edge documentary — ‘Never Again?’

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — From Pittsburgh to Poway anti-Semitism is increasing in both prevalence and violence in the U.S. and around the world. But the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization – Christians United for Israel – is fighting back and has produced NEVER AGAIN?, a cutting-edge, feature-length documentary to expose and combat increasing...

CUFI Statement on Trump Administration Peace Proposal

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January 28, 2020

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s Middle East peace proposal:

“President Trump has shown time and again that he is the most pro-Israel...

ICYMI: CUFI Action Fund Director Of Public Policy & Strategy Calls For ‘Maximum Pressure’ Campaign Against Iran

January 14, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, Boris Zilberman, director for public policy and strategy for Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Action Fund, praised the Trump administration’s strong rebuke against Iranian aggression toward the U.S. and our allies, and advocated for continued pressure against Iran from the administration, as well as from...

CUFI: ICC Investigation Announcement “Simply Absurd”

Hagee: “The Court is preparing to launch an investigation at the behest of a state that does not exist, into a state over which they have no jurisdiction.”
December 23, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Monday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, released the following statement in reaction to...

CUFI Welcomes Inclusion of Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act in Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the inclusion of the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 in the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020.

“Under Erdoğan’s authoritarian administration, Turkey has abandoned...

CUFI Welcomes Inclusion of Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act in Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the inclusion of the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 in the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020.

“Under Erdoğan’s authoritarian administration, Turkey has abandoned...

ICYMI: CUFI Leadership Advocates for Passage of the Countering Hezbollah in Lebanon’s Military Act

December 18, 2019 WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Ari Morgenstern, senior director for policy and communications for Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, advocated in Morning Consult for congressional passage of the Countering Hezbollah in Lebanon’s Military Act.

, Morgenstern outlines the need for a change...

ICYMI: CUFI Leaders Applaud President Trump for Signing Executive Order Combating Anti-Semitism

December 12, 2019 WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, applauded President Trump for issuing an executive order adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism for the purposes of government agencies tasked with...

CUFI Leaders Applaud White House for Order Combating Anti-Semitism

Policy adopting IHRA definition of anti-Semitism was CUFI’s Top 2019 Priority
December 11, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, applauded the Trump administration’s announcement that the President will issue an executive order adopting the...

CUFI’s Israel Collective Releases New Film: “Israeli Arab Doctor Saves IDF Soldier’s Life”

December 9, 2019 SAN ANTONIO – On Thursday, Christians United for Israel’s (CUFI) Israel Collective initiative released a new short film, “Israeli Arab Doctor Saves IDF Soldier’s Life,” now available to be streamed on YouTube.

Through one-on-one interviews and animated drawings, the film strikingly showcases an IDF soldier’s dedication to...

CUFI Welcomes Revocation of Hansell Memorandum

November 18, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Monday, Pastor John Hagee, the founder and Chairman of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), expressed support for the Trump administration’s revocation of the Hansell Memorandum:

“I want to express my profound appreciation to President Donald Trump for his bold and courageous support of Israel and the Jewish...

CUFI Welcomes House Bipartisan Passage of Turkey Sanctions Legislation

October 29, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the House of Representatives’ passage of the Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act (H.R. 4695), and called upon the Senate to advance similar legislation introduced by Senators James Risch and Bob...

Turkey, Russia, Iran: Filling the Vacuum

On the Iran-Iraq border a few weeks ago, I found myself just a few hundred meters from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), standard bearers of a regime that has practically copyrighted the phrases, "Death to America" and "Death to Israel."

At the Kurdish Peshmerga military base stood a series of small, white structures spread out...

CUFI Expresses Support for Crippling Sanctions Against Turkey; Cancelling Erdogan Visit

October 15, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, expressed support for sanctioning Turkey for that country’s violent and unprovoked actions in Syria.

“We cannot sit idly by as a radical Islamist strongman, who backs terrorists like Hamas, engages in the...

CUFI’s The Watchman to Begin Airing on Fox Business Network

America’s largest pro-Israel organization joins forces with America’s number one name in cable news

SAN ANTONIO – On Sunday, Christians United for Israel’s (CUFI) The Watchman television program will begin airing on the Fox Business Network (FBN) at 12:30 am eastern. The program, which already airs in primetime on the Trinity Broadcasting...