ISSUES

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Iran Attempting to Expand into Golan Heights: Why Israel Must Stop Them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOkOy6dLG_k

How Syria’s Chaos Affects America and Israel + Trump and U.S. Missile Strikes a Game Changer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57L2BgA3a_I

Hezbollah Issues

What is the Endgame in Syria? Assad and Iranian Influence Must Go

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1f1CCWernI

US-Israel Relationship

Want to make peace in the Middle East? First stop terror

Visiting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem yesterday, President Trump shared a key insight.  He noted that “Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded.”  As Trump seeks to end a conflict that has resisted the best efforts of each of his predecessors going back to Ronald...

Christian Persecution Issues

Pray for Asia Bibi waiting for final appeal of her death sentence in Pakistan

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.
For six years, Asia Bibi has languished in a prison cell after being accused of violating Pakistan’s Islamic anti-blasphemy laws. The Christian mother of five...

US-Israel Relationship

Nechama Rivlin’s moving gift to Melania Trump and the First Son

US First Lady Melania Trump was the recipient of one very moving gift dedicated to her 11-year-old son Barron by none other than Israel's First Lady, Nechama Rivlin (wife of President Reuven Rivlin) during the former's stay in Israel.

Melania accompanied her husband, US President Donald Trump, on his maiden tour abroad as sitting president....

ISIS Issues

ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester blast, as leaders condemn attack

Islamic State claimed responsibility for Monday’s deadly attack at the Manchester Arena and said it was carried out with an explosive device planted at the concert, according to a statement the group posted on Telegram.

“One of the soldiers of the Caliphate was able to place an explosive device within a gathering of the Crusaders in the city of...

Talking Points US-Israel Relationship

CUFI Talking Points: President Trump Seeks Peace Through Strength

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...

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Iran Issues

‘Shared concern over Iran driving Israel, many Arab states closer’

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump were welcomed to the President's Residence in Jerusalem by President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, on Monday.
Trump, who arrived in Israel after visiting Saudi Arabia on his first overseas trip since entering office, signed the guest book before holding a private meeting with Rivlin....

US-Israel Relationship

Trump makes history as first serving US president to visit Western Wall

Fifty years after Israel captured the Western Wall, US President Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting American leader to visit the holy site, in a historic visit that saw him accompanied by his Jewish relatives in Jerusalem’s ancient Old City.

Entering the Old City’s warren of alleyways on Monday — on lockdown by police for his visit —...

Issues US-Israel Relationship

Israeli Cabinet Minister Tzachi Hanegbi: U.S. Moving Embassy to Jerusalem Moral Thing to Do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyXh6dKoLUc

US-Israel Relationship

Why Trump’s promise to move US embassy to Jerusalem is so controversial

Despite President Trump’s campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it doesn’t seem as though his upcoming foreign trip will be the time for him to announce the relocation.

Like presidents before him, Trump expressed his support for Israel while in campaign mode and said the embassy should be moved to “the...

Hamas

Prominent US figures press Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem

Days before U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Israel, prominent right-wing Americans are calling on him to fulfill his campaign promise to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Evangelical pastor John Hagee compared Trump's current situation -- having to decide whether to move the embassy despite strong opposition at home and...

US-Israel Relationship

Israel pulls out all the stops for Trump visit

At an unimaginable cost in time, effort and human resources, both the Americans and the Israelis are leaving no stone unturned for the visit on Monday of US President Donald Trump, who will be the first sitting President to visit the Western Wall in the old city of Jerusalem. Other US Presidents who visited the Wall did so before they were elected...

Issues Jerusalem

Sneak Peek at New Film on Six Day War, “In Our Hands”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HNs4A8g-x4

Issues Jerusalem

Avi Dichter On Why Jerusalem Should Never Be Divided

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUwpCfi4xA8

Issues US-Israel Relationship

Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely On Jerusalem, Iran Threat, U.S./Israel Relations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEJNbDFe8Qk

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)...