ISSUES

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

Issues US-Israel Relationship

God Will Judge Nations For How They Treated Israel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPd94uxxLbo

US-Israel Relationship

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says Western Wall belongs to Israel

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the Western Wall belongs to Israel and Israel’s capital should be in Jerusalem.

Haley made the comments during an interview Tuesday with the Christian Broadcasting Network in the wake of reports that a Trump administration official, responding to a request that Israeli officials...

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

As Nevada State Assembly Poised to Act on anti-BDS Legislation, CUFI Holds Night to Honor Israel in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – On Monday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, held a Night to Honor Israel featuring the group’s founder and Chairman Pastor John Hagee.

The event took place the evening before the Government Affairs Committee of the Nevada State Assembly was set to hold a hearing on legislation (SB 26)...

US-Israel Relationship

New US ambassador David Friedman arrives in Israel, prays for Trump

The new US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, arrived in the country on Monday to take up his position amid a swirling debate over whether the embassy should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Immediately after arriving, Friedman traveled to Jerusalem, where he went to the Western Wall and offered a prayer for US President Donald Trump
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Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

Israeli ambassador donates party fund to soccer league for Nigerian children

Israel's ambassador to Nigeria, Guy Feldman, has initiated a special soccer league for hundreds of children living in refugee camps in the country. These are children displaced from their homes because of the terrorist organization Boko Haram.

According to a report presented at the UN Security Council, the radical Islamic Jihad has killed more...

Christian Persecution Issues

Pray for Syrian Christian Refugees Fleeing Terrorists and Civil War

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked.
Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world.
The ancient Christian communities of Syria, established in the first century AD, have been decimated by the Syrian Civil War ongoing since 2011 and the rise of the...

Christian Persecution Issues

Pray for converts risking their lives in Afghanistan

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked.
Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world.
The Church in Afghanistan is heavily persecuted. Open Doors International lists this country as the 4th most dangerous place to be a Christian in the world. There are...

Issues Jerusalem

How Israel Broke Arab Blockade of Jerusalem During ’48 War

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHNUWvkUBIo

Issues Jerusalem

Traveling Israel’s Legendary Burma Road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AstWVwdZoJo

Issues Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s Jews Cut Off From Supplies in 1948: How Israel Responded

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SorMJ3badU

US-Israel Relationship

Israeli UN Ambassador Urges Security Council to ‘Act Immediately’ to End Palestinian Authority Payments to Terrorists

The Security Council must “act immediately” to halt the flow of money from the Palestinian Authority to jailed terrorists, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon declared on Thursday.

“Aid provided by the donor countries to the PA every year ends up funding terrorists who murdered innocent Israelis,” Danon said in a statement.

In a letter sent...

US-Israel Relationship

President Trump ‘still reviewing’ embassy move to Jerusalem – White House

The president has not made a decision yet and is still reviewing that,” Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters at the daily press briefing.

Sanders was asked about a report on the Hebrew-language news site NRG that implied Israeli sources were notified Trump had decided against moving the embassy and would sign a waiver in...

Israeli Technology

The Israelis helping to conquer cancer

May is National Cancer Research Month in the United States. But cancer doesn’t care who you are or where you live, so every research breakthrough is vital to the global community of cancer patients and their families.

And Israel is renowned for its many studies and scientific breakthroughs that have led to new treatments and better understanding...

US-Israel Relationship

Nikki Haley rolling back UN’s ‘anti-Israel bias,’ Israeli official says

Former S.C. gov. Nikki Haley’s performance so far as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is getting rave reviews from one U.S. ally.

Israel’s justice minister told a New York crowd Sunday that her country is no longer “the United Nations' punching bag,” now that Haley is representing the United States, according to the Washington Free Beacon....

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Iran Issues

Pentagon eyes Iran-North Korea military connection

When Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a “midget” submarine earlier this week, Pentagon officials saw more evidence of North Korean influence in the Islamic Republic – with intelligence reports saying the submarine was based on a Pyongyang design, the same type that sank a South Korean warship in 2010.

According to U.S. defense...

Israeli Technology

Israeli study finds missing protein may contribute to Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) say they have verified the absence of a protein in Alzheimer’s disease patients, and that absence likely contributes to the onset of the debilitating disease.

The common consensus is that aging is the result of DNA damage accumulation — essentially the body’s failure to implement...

US-Israel Relationship

US planes to fly in Israeli Air Force exercise this week

American and Israeli pilots will take to the skies for a joint exercise near the southern city of Eilat this week, the army said.

The drill will take place at the Israeli Air Force’s Ovda air base, just north of Eilat.

Ovda is the home of the air force’s Flying Dragon Squadron, also known as the Red Squadron, which plays the role of enemy...

Israeli Technology

The Lone Star state welcomes the Israel water industry

On May 5, 2017, the Israeli Economic Delegation of the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry in Texas and the Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a first-of-its-kind event in the city of Austin for 200 key players from the Texas water industry and government.

The event presented innovative Israeli water technologies developed to meet...

US-Israel Relationship

US military chief to visit Israel, discuss IS, Syria – report

US military head Joseph Dunford will visit Tel Aviv on Monday to meet his Israeli counterparts and discuss fighting the Islamic State on the Jewish state’s borders, according to a report Sunday.

Dunford, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, will meet with IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, according...

US-Israel Relationship

US lawmakers urge recognition of Jerusalem births as in Israel

Dozens of US lawmakers wrote a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last week calling on him to change the longstanding policy of refusing to recognize Americans born in Jerusalem as individuals born in Israel.

The State Department has long resisted recognizing Jerusalem as part of Israel in Americans’ birth certificates and other...