Although the author of the Carter-era State Department legal opinion himself admitted the opinion was “controversial” and many distinguished legal experts were adamant that Israel’s settlements are indeed legal, it was accepted in 1977, giving a distinct unfair advantage to the Arab side ever since.
By Orli Harari
With Trump’s Deal of the Century in the offing, an anti-Israel legal opinion in the State Department has surfaced, which outlaws all Israeli communities over the Green Line. CUFI, which speaks for 4 million Christians, as well as the RCA and ZOA, are urging the Administration to rescind the controversial document. The fear is that Israel will be in a disadvantageous position if the “Deal of the Century” is published and an official pro-Arab legal opinion, negating all settlements, remains intact. Continue Reading »
Executive director for Christians United for Israel urges Congress, “So long as the Palestinian government is paying money to terrorists [Pay for Slay], we should stop giving money to the Palestinian government.”
Christians United for Israel activists will lobby for a congressional bill that cuts nearly all U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority until it stops payments to the families of Palestinian Arabs jailed for or killed in attacks on Israelis.
Christians United For Israel (CUFI) DC Summit · Walter E. Washington Convention Center
The pro-Israel group, meeting this week in Washington, D.C., for its 12th conference, on Tuesday also will push a measure that expands anti-boycott laws to target the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. Continue Reading »
Two clandestine Journalists were removed from a Christian Zionist conference after secretly filming events that were closed to the press.
By Ari Soffer
Two Al Jazeera reporters were reportedly ejected from a convention of Christian Zionists in Washington, D.C. on Friday, according to Washington Free Beacon.
Al-Jazeera television network logo – AFP file
The pair have been identified as Matthew Cassel and Micah Garen. According to event organizers, they were initially denied press credentials to attend the Christians United For Israel (CUFI) conference at the Washington ConventionCenter, due to Al Jazeera‘s publication of an article by Columbia professor Joseph Massad, which was widely condemned as antisemitic. Continue Reading »