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Talking Points

President Trump’s Middle East Trip

President Donald Trump recently left the Middle East after a brief visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel. While the president did not do and say everything we would have asked, we were very pleased with this visit.

He began with an important speech in Saudi Arabia. The President did not apologize for American behavior or focus on old grievances....

Talking Points

Boycott, Divest from and Sanction (BDS)

The effort to Boycott, Divest from and Sanction (BDS) Israel, is an anti-Semitic movement whose end goal is the destruction of the Jewish State. BDS activists have repeatedly acknowledged that “The real aim of BDS is to bring down the state of Israel.”

Despite the immense hatred for the Jewish state displayed by proponents of BDS, CUFI is...


Headlines – Wednesday, August 23, 2017

In-Depth Issues:

Iran Extends Reach with Fight for Land Link to Mediterranean - Bassem Mroue and Qassim Abdul-Zahra (AP-Washington Post)
Thousands of Iranian-backed fighters in Syria's central desert region are advancing east, bringing Tehran closer to its goal of securing a corridor from its border, through Iraq and all the way to the...

Talking Points

Update on the Dangerous Iran Deal

President Obama's dangerous Iran deal is the preeminent foreign policy challenge of our day. Congress is now almost half way through the 60 day review period for deciding whether or not to support this disastrous agreement that will put $150 billion in the hands of the world's leading sponsor of terror and will birth a Middle East nuclear arms...

Issues US-Israel Relationship

Pro-Israel Christians Have Unique Opportunity Under Trump Administration

Issues Jerusalem

UNESCO denies Israel’s Claim to Temple Mount

Iran Issues

In Warning to Security Council, American UN Envoy Nikki Haley Highlights Ballistic Missile Danger, Growing Iranian Support for Terror

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, wrote on Wednesday to both the Security Council and the global intergovernmental organization’s secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, with a stark warning about Iran’s growing support for terrorist organizations, such as Hezbollah in Lebanon.

“As long as we allow the Iranian regime to violate this...

Iran Issues

Money Talks: The $400 Million Ransom Paid to Terrorists

An unmarked Iranian cargo plane in Switzerland is secretly loaded with pallets stacked with $400 million in foreign cash. Four American hostages are kept huddled in the Tehran airport under armed guard for nearly 24 hours, on their way home but not allowed to leave just yet. Finally, Iran lets the hostages board their plane, and as soon as the...


God wants to use you to be part of Israel’s story

At Christians United for Israel, we believe everyone has an important role to play in Israel’s story. Everyone has a sphere of influence they can use to defend Israel with the truth. Your voice has more power than you know.

Pam and Larry Perry are an ordinary couple whom God has used to make a huge difference in their church, their community, and...


From Jail to Jerusalem

All the best stories have a twist you couldn’t see coming. For Pastor Joey Steelman, CUFI’s Northern California Director, the first twist came when he found Jesus through a gym. Until then, his life was predictably headed in one clear direction – down. An angry and hurting young man, he was in and out...


Faith and Obedience: A Calling to Support Israel

Some people are called to be leaders for their generation. Emilio Navarrete is one of those people. His resume is already impressive, and he hasn’t even graduated from college yet. As a Junior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Arizona, he’s not only the Vice President of his CUFI on Campus chapter. He’s also the president of his school’s...


Girl on Fire: Fearless Passion for God and Israel

Siraya Chambers might be young, but her bold faith far exceeds her age. Connected to CUFI by her Bible teacher as a high school senior. Siraya fell in love with CUFI when she attended Summit in 2015. She came back from Summit on fire and founded a CUFI on Campus chapter at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

If one word could describe Siraya...


Supporting Israel is Not About Politics

For CUFI on Campus Bonhoeffer Fellow Chris Vasquez supporting Israel isn’t about politics. It’s about loving what God loves and standing up for what’s right.

On his way to Israel for the first time with the other Bonhoeffer Fellows, Chris met a woman named Sarah in the New York airport who had survived the Holocaust as a child. Sarah’s parents...


Voices of the Future: Changing Leaders into Visionaries

Talking to Alex, it is immediately evident he is not an average 20-year-old college student. For one thing, he is already a Senior at the University of Minnesota. For another, his intellectual depth and spiritual maturity marks him as someone far older and wiser than his age would suggest and makes it clear why he was selected as part of the...

Christian Persecution Issues

Supporting Israel: Being Salt and Light in the World

Hovsep Chaparian's parents are originally from the Middle East and several of his extended family members still live in Syria and Lebanon.  Many of his family members hate Israel.  But Hovsep's parents raised him with a love for Israel because of their Christian faith.

This love began with Hovsep's great-grandfather, a prominent Lebanese...

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Issues

Beating BDS: Liberty University

Liberty University is the largest Christian university in the world, and it is legendary among pro-Israel campus activists for its consistent strong support for Israel. But just because Liberty’s student body has historically stood behind Israel doesn’t guarantee it always will. As young Christians are increasingly drawn to implement their faith...

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Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Issues

Fighting BDS on the Streets of San Francisco

There is a movement growing like wildfire here in the United States and around the world to paint Israel as a racist, oppressive state that intentionally deprives Palestinians and other minority groups of their rights. Israel’s enemies have an agenda to delegitimize Israel’s right to exist, and thereby accomplish through deception and political...


We Remember: Israeli Couple Shot While Driving With Their Children

- Rabbi Eitam Henkin and his wife, Naama, left a legacy of love.
It has been almost a year since Israel began experiencing a surge in terrorism and violent popular uprisings. On Rosh Hashanah last year (September 13, 2015), the first victim in this wave of violence was murdered as he returned home from his family’s celebration of the Jewish New...

Archeology Issues

Roman Home of Jesus’s Disciples Discovered in Israel

Archeologists digging in modern-day Israel believe they have found the settlement where three of Jesus’s apostles made their homes.

The remains of a settlement discovered by the sea of Galilee in the Bethsaida Valley Nature Reserve is thought to be the site of the lost Roman city of Julias, Haaretzreported.

The researchers believe the discovery...

US-Israel Relationship

PA minister defends payments deemed incentives to murder by US senators

Monthly payments to families of those imprisoned for attacking Israelis contribute to stability in Palestinian society rather than encourage terrorism, the senior Palestinian official in charge of disbursing them told The Jerusalem Post Sunday.

“This assistance has never encouraged terrorism, the opposite is true,” said Issa Qaraqe, head of the...