ISSUES

At CUFI, we are focused on several key issues with the goal of defending Israel’s strength, security, and sovereignty.

Hamas

US envoys, factory owner say ‘coexistence beacon’ Barkan shattered by attack

The owner of a West Bank factory, whose two Israeli employees were slain by a Palestinian worker in Sunday morning’s terror attack, said he hopes the killer was atypical but that his faith in coexistence initiatives had been badly rattled.

Rafi Alon, owner of Alon Group, a producer of waste management systems at the Barkan Industrial Zone near...

Hamas

Terror shooting victims identified as Kim Levengrond Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi

Authorities on Sunday afternoon identified a man and a woman shot dead in a terror attack in the West Bank earlier in the day as Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 29, a married mother of a baby, and Ziv Hajbi, a 35-year-old father of three.

Yehezkel was from the central Israeli town of Rosh Ha’ayin, while Hajbi hailed from Rishon Lezion. They were shot...

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Aug 12 Dublin, OH Standing with Israel

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July Charlottesville, VA Pastor’s Luncheon

Hamas

In Jerusalem, Merkel says Palestinians must accept Israel as Jewish state

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday underlined her recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, indicating that she supports Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s view that the Palestinians, too, should accept this definition in an eventual peace agreement.

At a joint press conference in Jerusalem, Merkel said she plans to call Palestinian...

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Sept 30 San Antonio, TX Standing with Israel

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Sept 23 Fort Washington, MD Standing with Israel

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Sept 20 West Haven, CT Standing with Israel

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Aug 5-6 Nashville & Franklin, TN Pastor’s Luncheon

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July 11 Swan Lake, NY Standing with Israel

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July 29 Somerton, AZ Spanish Standing with Israel

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July 12 Phoenix, AZ Spanish Pastor’s Luncheon

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July 18 Farmington, NM Bilingual Standing with Israel

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July 20 Indian Wells, CA Spanish Pastors Breakfast

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July 7 Bilingual Standing With Israel Luncheon

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July 3 Tampa, FL Spanish Stand With Israel

Syria

Russia completes delivery of S-300 air defense system to Syria

Russia said Tuesday it had completed delivering its S-300 advanced anti-aircraft system to Syria, weeks after it blamed Israel for the downing of one of its spy planes by a less-sophisticated Syrian air defense missile.

Israel has warned that providing the system to Damascus is “irresponsible” and will expose the region to more danger.

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Syria

How seriously should Israel take Syria’s Golan Heights threat?

Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem addressed the UN General Assembly on Saturday with a focus on what the regime intends to do about the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. He declared that Damascus aims to recapture the territory from Israel after Syrian regime forces have retaken areas opposite the Israeli border during a recent Russian-backed...

US-Israel Relationship

Haley tells PM that Palestinians should complain to Abbas, not Israel

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Friday the Palestinian people should complain to their own leader and not to Israel, and urged Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to resume peace negotiations with Israel.

“We believe that the Palestinians are going to have come to the table. President Abbas is not helping the...

Talking Points

Netanyahu Delivers New Bombshell About Iran at UNGA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xCBbPnE3oE

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...