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CUFI Weekly: Is America Hezbollah’s Next Target?

A mother, her son, and a female Israeli soldier were killed this week by Hezbollah rocket attacks from Lebanon. Despite the deaths and thousands of displaced civilians due to enemy attacks on Israel, the world remains silent.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim explains what increased Hezbollah attacks against Israel could mean for America.

CUFI Weekly: US House Betrays Israel

This week, on the same day that Israelis received the tragic news that 32 hostages have been killed while in Hamas captivity, they also learned that the US House voted against a bill that would have approved aid to Israel and assisted America’s closest ally in defeating Hamas.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim shares the consequences of political partisanship and posturing by members of the US House during Israel’s time of need.

CUFI Weekly: Palestinian Refugee Recruitment Program

This week, reports revealed UNWRA’s involvement in the savage October 7 massacre as its employees helped kidnap and hide Israeli hostages. Despite these shocking revelations, some still argue that US taxpayers should continue funding the organization.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, learn about UNWRA’s role in creating young extremists who are dedicated to carrying out violent attacks against Israeli citizens.

CUFI Weekly: Israelis attacked for speaking Hebrew

Over the past week, antisemitic hate crimes in the West reached unprecedented levels, including a brutal attack on three Israelis in London simply because they spoke Hebrew.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim challenges Christians to courageously speak out and stand up for Israel and the Jewish people before it’s too late.

CUFI Weekly: Hezbollah joins Hamas in increased attacks against Israel

This week, the Iranian-funded terror group Hezbollah escalated their attacks against Israel from Lebanon while Israeli troops carried out strategic raids in Gaza to defeat the Hamas terrorists who massacred 1,200 innocent Israelis on October 7.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim details the significance behind the growing threat on Israel’s northern border and the danger Hezbollah poses to both Israelis and Americans. 

CUFI Weekly: 100 Days Post-Attack

This week marks 100 days since the heinous October 7 massacre. Yet rather than calls for solidarity and aid for the victims of this brutal attack, protesters gathered outside a cancer hospital, chanting their support for additional terror attacks against the people of Israel. 

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim contrasts young Americans cheering on violence against Jews with those who are boldly defending freedom, democracy, and the Jewish people. 

CUFI Weekly: New Year, Same Threats

Israelis brought in the new year seeking safety in bomb shelters as Hamas launched rockets from Gaza. While the world looks forward to new beginnings in 2024, Israelis continue to recover from the trauma of October 7, grieving lost loves ones, defending democracy, and battling totalitarian regimes.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim emphasizes the need for Christian Americans to speak out and stand up for the Jewish people in 2024.

CUFI Weekly: Israel ceases while Hamas fires

International organizations like the UN have once again revealed their disdain for Israel this week by calling for another cease-fire, which will only embolden Hamas while increasing danger to hostages and Israeli citizens.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim stresses the importance of advocating for the hostages and speaking out against these corrupt organizations.

CUFI Weekly: Short-term cease-fire will prolong Palestinian and Israeli suffering

Pressure on Israel to agree to a cease-fire with Hamas intensified this week from the West. But Westerners calling for a cease-fire fail to comprehend the bloody consequences that a short-term pause in fighting will inflict on innocent Gazans and Israelis.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim details how another short-term cease-fire will only prolong the suffering of both groups.

CUFI Weekly: Women’s rights groups ignore and attack Israeli victims

As the horrific extent of Hamas’s vicious sexual violence against Israeli women was exposed this week, activists and international women’s rights organizations remained silent or even dared to question the accounts of Hamas’s brutal attacks against Israeli women and girls on October 7.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim reveals the cowardice of those who refuse to condemn Hamas’s sexual violence against Israeli women and girls.

Hamas Supporters Deem Terror Group “Humanitarians

Hamas supporters are praising the group’s release of hostages in exchange for Palestinian terrorists as “humanitarian” even as reports surfaced this week that Hamas has sold 10-month-old Kfir, 4-year-old Ariel, and their mother, Shiri, to another terror group.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim highlights the absurd claims of Hamas supporters who ignore the atrocities the terror group has committed against innocent Israelis.

CUFI Weekly: Massive DC March Displays US Solidarity with Israel

This week in DC, Pastor Hagee addressed a crowd of nearly 300,000 pro-Israel Americans in the nation’s capital, united against antisemitism and unwavering in their defense of Jewish people everywhere. The march with Israel sends a clear message to Jew haters nationwide: Americans support Israel and her people.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim explains the importance of this demonstration and why Americans must remain vocal in their defense of Israel.

CUFI Weekly: Fight Back Against Hamas Supporters in the U.S.

From thousands of “activists” gathering in Washington to condemn Israel to numerous stories of Jewish college students being harassed and threatened Jew hatred is on full display across the country in recent weeks. But we can fight back!

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim shares an opportunity on November 14 for defenders of Israel to reject antisemitism and reveal their unwavering support for Israel and the Jewish people in DC.

CUFI Weekly: Antisemitic Threats and Attacks Increase Globally

Antisemitism spiked to record levels worldwide this week. While synagogues and Jewish schools received death threats, and students and professors spread vile antisemitic rhetoric on U.S. campuses, pogroms in Russia and Jew hatred in Europe were all on full display.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim reveals how you can stand up for Israel and against Jew hatred right now.

CUFI Weekly: Hamas Supporters on US College Campuses

Jew hatred has skyrocketed online and in public across America. Following Hamas’s barbaric October 7 massacre, pro-Hamas demonstrators across the U.S. have come out in support of the attack and terrorist sympathizers have come out to intimidate Jewish students on college campuses.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim encourages action and offers solutions to combat the rising tide of antisemitism across the United States.

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CUFI Weekly: Hamas Has Support in the United States

Less than two weeks after Hamas’s vicious massacre of innocent Israelis, the international media was all too happy to baselessly attack Israel and across the country we’ve seen college students and others expressing support for Hamas.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim explains why Christians must counter the pro-Hamas narrative by spreading the truth everywhere we can.

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CUFI Weekly: Israel at War

The October 7th Hamas massacre was the deadliest day in Jewish history since the Holocaust. In this edition of the CUFI Weekly, we discuss the horrific violence, the ensuing war, and what we can do to stand with Israel, in this her darkest hour.

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CUFI Weekly: By Funding Lebanese Armed Forces, America Funds Terrorism

Last week, a proposed measure was brought to the House floor that, if passed, would halt American funding of the Lebanese Armed Forces which is often allied with the terrorist group, Hezbollah. Unfortunately, the measure failed.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, learn how American funding of Hezbollah via the LAF affects Israeli citizens and why Americans should be outraged.

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Top U.S. Officials Involved in Iranian Influence Operation

This week, an explosive report emerged about a successful, high-level Iranian operation that used key American academics and officials to influence American policy towards Tehran. Both the Obama and Biden administrations appear to have been penetrated by these pro-Iran political operatives.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, find out just how deep this scandal goes and how impactful this Iranian operation has been.

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The “Butcher of Tehran” Scolds the West

At the UN this week, Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi – often referred to as the “Butcher of Tehran” – lectured Western nations and admonished the U.S. for exiting the Iran nuclear accords. Meanwhile, UN personnel escorted Gilad Erdan, Israeli Ambassador to the UN, off the floor for protesting the tyrant’s speech.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim describes the importance of Erdan’s courageous stand against the UN’s hypocrisy.

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United States Negotiates with Terrorist Regime

In this week’s episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim examines the spread of Iran’s tentacles as the Islamic Republic builds an airport in Lebanon, just 12 miles from the Israeli border. Also, this week. the United States government has agreed to pay an emboldened Iran $6 billion of frozen funds in exchange for the release of American hostages. Find out how these events increase threats to Israelis and Americans.

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UNESCO Attempts to Rewrite Biblical History

Joshua 6 relays the historical account of how God unequivocally claimed Jericho for the people of Israel. However, this month, UNESCO will vote to name Jericho as a Palestinian heritage site to delegitimize Israel, the Jewish people, and their history. This vote is also an affront to Christians worldwide whose spiritual lineage is fundamentally tied to Israel and the Jewish people.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim explains the significance of this vote for both Jews and Christians and offers ways that Christians cam make their voices heard.

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CUFI Weekly: CUFI’s Grassroots Army

Grassroots education and activism are at the heart of everything CUFI does. In this week’s edition of the CUFI Weekly, we get a chance to watch highlights from CUFI’s Sunday evening Night to Honor Israel in North Dakota. With hundreds of attendees coming from all four corners of the state, and both North Dakota Senators on hand to deliver remarks, this event exemplifies the energy and impact of CUFI’s grassroots efforts in the heartland.

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CUFI Weekly: How Can You Help the People of Israel

This week, Shay Silas Nigreker (60), his 28-year-old son Aviad Nir (28), as well as Batsheva Nigri (42) were gunned down in two separate attacks by Palestinian terrorists. Where is the international outrage?

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim answers this question and explains how you can be a part of the solution.

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CUFI Weekly: Middle East Terror Groups Unite against Israel

Two terrorist groups with a shared hatred for Israel met this week in Gaza to discuss strengthening their bilateral relationship. Meanwhile, world leaders and the media have remained largely silent regarding the implications of the meeting.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim describes the imminent threat that unification between these groups poses to Israelis and Palestinians.

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CUFI Weekly: Middle East Terror and the Deceptive Media

This week Israeli patrolman Chen Amir (of blessed memory) gave his life to protect others in a terror attack in Tel Aviv. The terrorist who killed Amir was from the West Bank area of Jenin where terrorists are funded and trained to kill Israeli citizens.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim contrasts media coverage of this week’s attack versus last month’s IDF operation in Jenin to root out terrorists.

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CUFI Weekly – The SHIP Act: Halting the Spread of Iran’s Global Terror

Since its inception in 1979, the Islamic Republic of Iran and its proxies have initiated international violence, intimidation, and terror. Despite sanctions imposed to limit the sale of Iranian oil, Iran still manages to illicitly transport and sell oil to fund its nuclear program, terror attacks, and brutalization of Iranian citizens.

In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, learn how CUFI is partnering with lawmakers to stop the sale of Iranian oil through the SHIP Act.

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CUFI Weekly – The CHAI Act: Defending Israel and Combatting Antisemitism

During the 2023 CUFI Summit, over 1,000 CUFI members introduced the CHAI Act to legislators on Capitol Hill to ensure our taxpayer dollars do not subsidize the effort to economically boycott Israel into extinction.
In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim describes how the CHAI Act will combat the discriminatory BDS movement that seeks to destroy the world’s only Jewish State. Find out how you can join the fight.
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CUFI Weekly: Bigotry Toward Israel in Congress

This week, Israeli President Isaac Herzog addressed Congress, but several members of Congress boycotted his remarks.
In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim discusses the antisemitism harbored by certain elected officials and how Christians can combat this bigotry.
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CUFI Weekly: IDF Operation in Jenin Aims to Curb Terror

The IDF launched its largest operation in 20 years in Jenin this week to curb the violence that has killed 50 Israelis over the past 12 months.
In this episode of the CUFI Weekly, Kasim shows how Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad use the Jenin refugee camp as a base to enact terror against Israeli civilians. But who does the world blame for this violence?
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