Supporting 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 […]
December 15, 2020

Design for Florida Stands With Israel specialty plate unveiled

The new Florida Stands with Israel specialty license plate was unveiled on Dec. 15, with Daniel Ackerman, a graphic designer from Boca Raton, submitting the winning design. The public design contest was sponsored by the Israeli-American Council. Over 100 designs […]
November 23, 2020

Connecting Israel, Oklahoma with a Love for Both

by Richard Friedman To borrow a phrase from a Beatles song, a long and winding road brought Edie Roodman to where she is today. Her journey, from her hometown of St. Louis, to Arizona for college, to Israel where she met […]
October 27, 2020

Zioness: Asserting a Progressive identity in advocating for Israel

by Richard Friedman Before long, a new roar may be heard in Baton Rouge. This one, though, may not be coming from Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium. Instead, it may be the roar of Zioness. Zioness is not a typo. It’s […]