Press Releases

CUFI Urges Congress to Advance Anti-Semitism Awareness Act

March 20, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, expressed support for the recently re-introduced Anti-Semitism Awareness Act (S.852). The bill directs the U.S. Department of Education to use the leading definition of anti-Semitism when investigating...

CUFI Delivers Pro-Israel Message in Address to UNHRC in Geneva

March 18, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Monday, Kasim Hafeez, Christians United for Israel’s (CUFI) Middle East Analyst, addressed diplomats at a meeting of the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland. The United States and Israel are among the nations who are not members of the UNHRC, which maintains a disproportionate focus and...

CUFI Urges Congress to Advance Bill Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty over Golan Heights

March 14, 2019 WASHINGTON - On Thursday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, announced support for recently introduced legislation “clarifying that it is United States policy to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights” (S. 567, H.R. 1372).

“Ever since Israel took control of the Golan...

CUFI Welcomes Texas Comptroller Action Against Airbnb

SAN ANTONIO - On Friday, the leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the decision by the Texas State Comptroller, Glenn Hegar, to list Airbnb as a company prohibited from receiving state contracts and investment under a recently enacted provision that aims to ensure Texas tax dollars...

CUFI Welcomes Texas Comptroller Action Against Airbnb

March 1, 2019 SAN ANTONIO - On Monday, the leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed the decision by the Texas State Comptroller, Glenn Hegar, to list Airbnb as a company prohibited from receiving state contracts and investment under a recently enacted provision that aims to ensure Texas...

CUFI Statment on Rep. Omars’ comments

“Rep. Omar’s repeated use of anti-Semitic rhetoric is shameful and offensive. If she feels compelled to explain American support for Israel, she might consider the two countries’ shared values and the millions of Americans who believe supporting the Jewish state is a religious and moral imperative. Better yet, Rep. Omar may want to consider...

CUFI Action Fund Welcomes Senate Passage of the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act

February 5, 2019 WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the leaders of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, applauded Senate passage of the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act (S. 1).

“This was a clarifying vote for millions of pro-Israel Americans. CUFI extends its thanks and gratitude to the...

CUFI Welcomes Senate Introduction of Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act

January 4, 2019 WASHINGTON DC – On Friday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed introduction in the Senate of the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act (S. 1).

“At this pivotal time, we welcome Sen. McConnell’s decision to take decisive action in an effort to strengthen...

Ravens DT Wears Cleats Honoring Israel Collective During Game Against Buccaneers

December 17, 2018 SAN ANTONIO - On Sunday, starting Baltimore Ravens Defensive Tackle Michael Pierce wore cleats honoring Israel as part of the NFL's My Cause, My Cleats program, during his team's matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Pierce, who traveled to Israel in March with the IC, an initiative of Christians United for Israel...

CUFI Welcomes house Passage of Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act

WASHINGTON D.C. December 11, 2018 - On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, applauded passage by the House of Representatives of the Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (H.R. 3342) Act as amended by the Senate.

CUFI has supported this legislation since its...

Baltimore Ravens’ Michael Pierce Partners With Israel Collective

Defensive Tackle Unboxes Custom-Made Cleats In Support Of Israel Collective As Part NFL's My Cause, My Cleats Campaign

December 11, 2018 WASHINGTON - As a part of the National Football Leagues' My Cause, My Cleats campaign, Baltimore Ravens' defensive tackle Michael Pierce today unboxed his custom-made cleats in support of the Israel...

CUFI Surpasses 5 Million Member Mark

One Million New Members In Less Than Ten Months

December 11, 2018 Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, announced that the group has surpassed the five million member mark, less than ten months after announcing it had added 4 million members.

"CUFI's growth is a direct result of the widespread...

CUFI Launches Sweeping Campaign in Kentucky Backing U.S.-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act

Bipartisan Legislation Being Blocked by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
November 27, 2018 WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) and its legislative arm the CUFI Action Fund launched a sweeping campaign aimed at convincing Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to remove his hold on the U.S.-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act. The bill would...

CUFI Welcomes Kentucky Anti-BDS Executive Order

November 15, 2018 WASHINGTON - On Thursday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, released a statement applauding Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky for signing an executive order that would prohibit state contractors from boycotting Israel and any other nation with which Kentucky may legally do business.
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CUFI Statement on Rocket Attacks Against Israel

November 13, 2018 WASHINGTON – The leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, released the following statement on Tuesday:

“The attacks perpetrated by Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist groups are the clearest and latest sign that the Palestinian leadership seeks nothing less than the...

CUFI Welcomes Latest Re-Imposition of Iran Sanctions

Hagee: “Even when the conventional wisdom dictated the Iran deal was here to say, we never lost focus.”

November 5, 2018 WASHINGTON – On Monday, the leadership of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued a statement welcoming the Trump administration’s latest re-imposition of sanctions against...

CUFI Welcomes Senate Passage of STOP Using Human Shields Act

October 12, 2018 WASHINGTON – On Friday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, applauded Senate passage of the STOP Using Human Shields Act (S. 3257).

CUFI has backed this legislation since its introduction during the annual CUFI Washington Summit in July. In addition to CUFI’s 5,000 Summit attendees...

Israel Collective Film Receives Top Honor From Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards

October 9, 2018 SAN ANTONIO - On Tuesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, announced that a film produced by the group’s Israel Collective initiative won the best “Documentary Short” category for September from the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards. The film, School of Peace, School of...