Supporting Israel

January 18, 2023

New IDF fitness center honors Alabama’s Lenora Pate

Steven Brickman in front of Israel’s new Lenora W. Pate Fitness Facility by Richard Friedman When Birmingham’s Lenora Pate died in June 2021, the Jewish community and Israel lost a friend. A devout Christian, Lenora was married to Steven Brickman, […]
December 1, 2022

Star-studded gala benefits Paul Newman’s camp in Israel for children with serious illnesses

From left: LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Julia Roberts, Clea Newman and Samuel L. Jackson attend the SeriousFun New York City Gala at Lincoln Center, Nov. 14, 2022. Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SeriousFun Children’s Network. by Howard Blas (JNS) — […]
February 9, 2022

Nimble Birmingham group responsible for U.S. funding of Israeli missile defense

An Iron Dome air-defense battery set near the southern Israeli city of Ashdod fires an intercepting missile on July 14, 2014. Photo by David Buimovitch/Flash90. by Mike Wagenheim (JNS) — American funding for Israeli missile defense wasn’t sealed at the […]
December 13, 2021

Mike Evans: Why I Support the Bennett-Lapid Government

by Mike Evans I traveled to Israel on May 14 during the Gaza War to defend the State of Israel against a vicious antisemitic Muslim Brotherhood attack against Israel in the media. I mobilized the top evangelicals in America to […]
August 13, 2021

Alabama’s Zionist “Odd Couple” makes impact for Israel

From left, Laura King, John Buhler, Deputy Israeli Consul General Alex Gandler, Gov. Kay Ivey, Israeli Consul General Anat Sultan-Dadon, Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker and wife Dottie at May 2021 signing of resolution expressing Alabama’s support for Israel […]
July 23, 2021

Lapid thanks CUFI for steadfast support during Gaza conflict

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid addressing the 2021 CUFI Summit in Dallas, Texas. Credit: Dmitriy Shapiro. by Dmitriy Shapiro (JNS) — In a video address to the 2021 summit of Christians United for Israel, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on […]
July 23, 2021

CUFI: Reports of slipping evangelical support for Israel are a “fallacy”

Sandra Hagee Parker, chair of the CUFI Action Fund. Credit: CUFI. by Dmitriy Shapiro (JNS) — Speaking at Christians United for Israel’s 2021 summit in Dallas on July 19, Sandra Hagee Parker, daughter of CUFI founder Pastor John Hagee and […]
July 23, 2021

Covid-slimmed CUFI summit draws 700 to Dallas for Israel rallies

Pastor John Hagee speaking at the 2021 CUFI conference. Credit: CUFI. by Dmitriy Shapiro (JNS) — Jews are rarely so uninhibited in their support of Israel as evangelical Christians in the United States, whose support for the Jewish state during […]
May 29, 2021

After “intense” debate, Kansas House backs Israel, condemns Hamas

Kansas State Capitol building in Topeka. Credit: APN Photography/Shutterstock. (JNS) — The Kansas House of Representatives passed a resolution on May 26 that expressed solidarity with Israel and condemned Hamas as “terrorists” following 11 days of violence this month between […]
March 22, 2021

Ignoring death threats, new Israel organization has far-reaching effects

by Richard Friedman  A little engine that could is turning into a locomotive that can, which is all the better for Israel and the Jewish people. The Atlanta Israel Coalition, which began as an idea in Atlantan Cheryl Dorchinsky’s head […]
March 10, 2021

CUFI at 15: Awakening the “sleeping giant” of Christian Zionism

Supporters of CUFI at the 2019 “Night to Honor Israel” at Pastor John Hagee’s Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas. Source: CUFI via Facebook. by Sean Savage (JNS) — This year, Christians United for Israel, one of the most powerful […]