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CUFI: Keep Israel the focus of US elections

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It is not new that “Christians United for Israel” (CUFI) demands U.S. support for Israeli policies. Today, an email was sent out to supporters from John Hagee and David Brog asking those supporters to advocate keeping the focus on Israel during the 2012 Presidential election season. Not only a focus on Israel, but the “candidate whom we believe will most strongly support our ally Israel.”

“The Presidential election is around the corner. As we head to the polls, the weak economy and our mounting debt will no doubt be on all of our minds. But we must make sure that neither we nor our families forget another important issue. We must remember to vote for the candidate whom we believe will most strongly support our ally Israel.”

The Christian Zionist conviction of America’s need to politically support the State of Israel comes from their interpretation of Genesis 12:3: “I will bless those who bless you, and curse those who curse you.” A promise spoken to Abraham translated by Christian pro-Israeli groups and Christian Zionists that if the United States does not support Israel the U.S will be cursed as a nation. So vote carefully. 

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American
American

I am all for them keeping Israel front and center in the election…..want everyone to see and hear it. The more they pledge alleigence to Israel and demand more for it, the more non fundies concerned with America’s own condition will consider them crazy. I look forward to when the… Read more »

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yourstruly
yourstruly

yes, let’s keep israel the focus of the election israel, the occupier israel the apartheid entity israel, with a military that uses children as human shields israel with its israel firster traitors here in america israel, the entity whose neocon israel firster enablers brought on the iraq war israel, the… Read more »

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