Prominent Christian pro-Israel organizations are speaking out against Ye (formerly known as Kanye West) after the rapper used Christianity to justify a months-long series of antisemitic statements. “Christians are mandated by God to stand with the Jewish people,” Pastor John Hagee, founder and chairman of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), told JNS. “One cannot be […]
Christians United for Israel (CUFI) announced that it has crossed the 6-million member threshold, fewer than six months after breaking through the 5-million barrier.
In an unprecedented event, hundreds from San Antonio’s Jewish community, joined by Jewish leaders from throughout the US and Israel, celebrated and expressed appreciation for the past four decades of Pastor John and Diana Hagee’s ardent support for the state of Israel.
“It’s clear our mission is resonating with Americans all across the country who share our commitment to defend Israel,” said Shari Dollinger, the organization’s executive director.
At this year’s 37th Annual A Night To Honor Israel event at the Cornerstone Church in San Antonio held by John Hagee Ministries, Israeli non-profit Just One Life (JOL) was awarded $100,000 for its live-saving counseling of expectant mothers. The organization was among another 11 charity and non-profit organizations from Israel and the United States that received money fundraised by JHM’s national television audience.
At this year’s 37th Annual A Night To Honor Israel event at the Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, held by John Hagee Ministries (JHM), 12 charity and non-profit organizations from Israel and the United States were awarded with more than $1.45 million in donations. In a golden age for Jewish-Christian relations, the event emphasized commonalities such as support for the State of Israel and belief in the unbreakable Biblical covenant between God and the Jewish people.
The opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem brought the US and Israel closer but it also helped cement the growing relationship between the Jewish People and their Christian supporters.
‘Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Israel, and I am very proud of my country and my president for recognizing that fact,’ said Pastor John Hagee, founder of Christians United for Israel.
Christians United For Israel announced new leadership team on Monday as the group seeks to build on its success in strengthening Christian support for Israel in the last decade.
While some may support the idea of holding the Palestinian Authority (PA) accountable for rewarding terror, there is some hesitation that cutting off US funding would destabilize the PA.