Press Releases

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...

CUFI Leadership Calls for Return to Bipartisan Approach to Israel

WASHINGTON – The leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, released the following statement on Sunday concerning the increasingly partisan attitude towards Israel in Washington:

CUFI is dismayed by the Congressional descent into partisanship on matters related to Israel and combatting...

14th Annual CUFI Washington Summit Concludes Following Remarks from Top U.S., Israeli Leaders

July 11, 2019 WASHINGTON – Christians United For Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, concluded its 14th annual Washington Summit this week by sending thousands of pro-Israel advocates to Capitol Hill and its leadership to the White House for meetings with senior administration officials including White House Senior Advisor...

CUFI Crosses 7 Million Members As Washington Summit Welcomes U.S., Israeli Leaders

July 8, 2019 WASHINGTON – Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, announced during the opening session of its Washington Summit today that it has surpassed seven million members. The announcement comes on the same day that more than 5,000 Summit attendees heard from Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin...

Amb. John Bolton, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs to Address Christians United for Israel Washington Summit

July 1, 2019 WASHINGTON – Amb. John Bolton, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs will deliver remarks at the 2019 Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Washington Summit on Monday, July 8th at 2:00 pm.

This event is open to the press, however, journalists interested in attending the Summit, including the National Security...

Vice President Mike Pence to Address Christians United for Israel Washington Summit

WASHINGTON – Vice President Michael R. Pence will deliver remarks at the 2019 Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Washington Summit on Monday, July 8th at 11:00 am.

This event is open to the press, however, journalists interested in attending the Summit, including the Vice President’s remarks, are required to request press credentials by...

Secretary of State Pompeo to Address Christians United for Israel Washington Summit

June 11th 2019 WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will deliver remarks at the 2019 Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Washington Summit on Monday, July 8th at 2:30 pm.

This event is open to the press, however journalists interested in attending the Summit, including Pompeo’s remarks, are required to request press credentials by...

On Anniversary of Jerusalem Embassy Dedication, CUFI Reaches Six Million Members

SAN ANTONIO – On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, announced that it had surpassed the six million member mark. The announcement comes less than six months after the organization reached 5 million members, and one year after CUFI founder and Chairman Pastor John Hagee delivered the...

CUFI Welcomes Trump Administration Announcements Ending Iran Oil Waivers, Targeting Hezbollah Financiers

WASHINGTON – The leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the Trump administration’s decisions today to end all oil waivers for Iran and offer a reward for information about financiers of the Islamic Republic’s terrorist proxy, Hezbollah.

“It’s quite clear that President Trump...

CUFI Welcomes Airbnb Reversal on Israeli Properties in West Bank

April 10, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued statements welcoming the reversal of Airbnb’s policy of delisting Israeli-owned properties in the West Bank.

“For years my church has supported the efforts of Shurat HaDin, and we are very grateful to...

CUFI Applauds President Trump’s Formal Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty over Golan Heights

March 25, 2019 WASHINGTON - On Monday, leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued a statement applauding President Donald Trump for formally recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

“Time and again the Trump Administration has followed through on their promises to CUFI and...

CUFI Welcomes President Trump’s Comment on Golan Heights

March 21, 2019 WASHINGTON  - On Thursday, leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued a statement welcoming President Trump’s comment that, “… it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights…” The President’s comment comes after a month long...