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

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Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Issues

Presbyterian Pastor Defies Denomination, Stands With Israel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwEn3qQBciE

Israeli Technology

Part 2: A Light Unto the Nations: Israel’s Largest Food Bank Fulfills Biblical Mandate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNAWvZcfm24

Israeli Technology

Part 1: Israel’s Largest Food Bank Sets Biblical Example, Blesses the Poor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZS5jcp3p8i0

Four Good Reasons Why Every American Should Support Israel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08kcTSupOPU

Think God is Done With Israel? Think Again

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G7ObzAgNDc

US-Israel Relationship

Trump, Pence boost hopes to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have boosted speculation for big cuts to U.S. contributions to the United Nations and moving the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by meeting with a prominent group that promotes both causes.

Late last Friday, leaders from Christians United for Israel, including Pastor John C. Hagee and Gary...

US-Israel Relationship

WATCH: Israeli, American naval commandos train together

Elite soldiers from the Israel Navy joined forces with US Navy SEALS last week in the latest in an ongoing series of joint exercises involving the two countries’ armed forces

The Shayetet 13 Naval Commandos, Sa’ar 5 missile ships, Naval Special Warfare vessels and other Israeli Navy sea craft took part in the drills.

The forces trained for...

Israeli Technology

Israelis develop a blood test to diagnose lung cancer

The new test is able to diagnose the disease long before it spreads in the body, thus increasing the chance of survival, as many patients usually die within a few months of the diagnosis.

Each year, approximately 1.8 million new lung cancer patients are diagnosed, a 1.59 million of whom will die within the first year post-diagnosis. Most cases...

Incitement Issues

New Palestinian textbooks ‘teach students to be martyrs’

The Palestinian Authority’s new textbooks for first to fourth grades demonize Israel and glorify “martyrdom,” a report published Sunday claims, citing an “alarming deterioration” since a previous study.

The report, by Hebrew University’s Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se), says that the 2016-2017...

Israeli Technology

Israeli scientists find way to detect polio outbreaks earlier

Israeli scientists have developed an improved model for detecting the polio virus before it spreads and causes an outbreak, Ben- Gurion University of the Negev said Monday

Researchers from the Beersheba university described in a paper published last Wednesday in “Science Translational Medicine” their new methodology, which uses levels of the...

US-Israel Relationship

American UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: All I’ve Done With Israel Is Tell the Truth

“All I’ve done with Israel is tell the truth,” US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told a New York City gathering on Wednesday about the prominent role she has taken in defending the Jewish state since she assumed her current position two months ago. “So when I saw something wrong, I called it out.”

At a Council on Foreign Relations event, the...

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

Israel Slashes UN Payments by $2 Million in Wake of Hostile Votes at Human Rights Council

Israel announced Wednesday that it’s slashing its payments to the United Nations by $2 million after a series of anti-Israel votes last week.

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said the decision to reduce the annual payments was made following a series of anti-Israel votes at the UN Human Rights Council. He called the votes part...

Issues Jerusalem

Elite Israeli Volunteers Helping Defend Jerusalem From Terror

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hhGQCOUO9w

Issues Jerusalem

Patrolling Jerusalem’s Old City with Elite Volunteer Counterterror Unit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Fygxixzzho

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Issues

Part 3: Reclaiming Israel’s History

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8AcC0k8cAk

Issues US-Israel Relationship

Time to De-Fund the Palestinian Authority

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umDHaldm8Ik

US-Israel Relationship

Israel, US agree to cooperate on army veteran issues

Israel and the United States agreed on a number of information-sharing efforts in the treatment of veterans on Tuesday, according to Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan’s office.

The cooperation decision was reached by Ben Dahan and US Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin in Washington, DC, while the deputy defense minister was in the US...

US-Israel Relationship

David Friedman sworn in as President Trump’s envoy to Israel

Bankruptcy attorney David Friedman has been sworn in as US envoy to Israel, becoming President Donald Trump’s first ambassador to take office.

Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office Wednesday to Friedman, who is Trump’s former bankruptcy lawyer.

Pence called Israel the United States’ “most cherished ally,” while Israel’s envoy...

Israeli Technology

These Riveting Photos Show Israelis Helping Africans Find Clean Water

‘Unsafe water kills more people than war.”

This statement caught me off guard. “In 2017? Really?” I thought to myself. Yet hundreds and millions of Africans lack access to clean drinking water, resulting in famine, poverty and many deaths, facts those of us who take clean water for granted should contemplate as we mark World Water Day on March...

Israeli Technology

Christians United For Israel visits United Hatzalah to learn how lifesaving is uniting the people of Israel

Last week, a special delegation from Christians United for Israel (CUFI) visited the headquarters of United Hatzalah (UH) in Jerusalem to learn about Hatzalah’s lifesaving, all-volunteer, emergency medical services (EMS) model, and to see firsthand how the Hatzalah model is uniting the peoples of Israel in the joint cause of saving lives.

Randy...