CUFI’s Middle East Briefing, a project of Christians United for Israel, is a news and policy podcast dedicated to keeping Christian Zionists informed about important issues and events in the Middle East. Every other week, CUFI’s Middle East Briefing Host, Kasim Hafeez, sits down with a special guest to discuss the latest news and delve deeper into current issues pertinent to Israel and the US-Israel relationship.
Not Afraid to Tell the Truth
In this episode, Kasim and Corina are joined by Joe Richards, a dynamic and engaging founder of several non-profits whose personal story tied to 9/11 reminds us of how important it is to never forget that tragic day. Plus, receive a biblical encouragement from CUFI on Campus Regional Coordinator, Cherith Runyon.
There’s Nothing Tolerant About the Taliban
In this episode, join Kasim and Corina as they talk to Kirby Calhoun, a 13-year army combat veteran who served a stint in Afghanistan, about recent events in the country. Plus, Randy Neal, CUFI’s National Outreach Director and Field Coordinator, shares a personal and powerful biblical encouragement
How Hezbollah is Destroying Lebanon by Attacking Israel
In this week’s episode, Kasim and Corina are joined by CUFI’s Senior Director of Policy and Communications, Ari Morgenstern, and Director of Public Policy and Strategy at the CUFI Action Fund, Boris Zilberman, to discuss Lebanon’s recent attack against Israel. Learn how terrorist army Hezbollah is ruining Lebanon in the pursuit of its goal of destroying Israel. Plus, hear an encouraging biblical message from CUFI Field Coordinator, Bobby Scott.
From a Long Line of Coalminers and Moonshiners: How a WV Delegate Supports Israel
In this episode, meet Delegate Kayla Kessinger, a dynamic and well-spoken woman of the Word with a passion for the United States and Israel. Hear her story and find out how God has uniquely positioned you to support Israel for such a time as this. Plus, hear a special biblical encouragement from CUFI's Josh Ahrens, Director of the Israel Collective.
The Future of the US-Israel Relationship
In this episode, Kasim and Corina interview Ambassador Michael Oren and delve into the US-Israel relationship, antisemitism, and more. And hear biblical encouragement from CUFI Field Coordinator Kirby Calhoun.
How an Iranian Jewish Woman Defends Israel As a Plastic Surgeon
In this episode, Kasim is joined by Dr. Sheila Nazarian. Born in New York to a Jewish family from Iran that wanted to obtain birthright citizenship for her in the U.S. due to Iran becoming an Islamic republic as a result of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, Nazarian and her family returned to Iran and were not permitted to leave. When Nazarian was six, she and her family were smuggled out of Iran into Pakistan in a truck filled with corn, and, shortly thereafter, emigrated to the U.S. Tune in to hear their fascinating conversation and also to hear a special biblical encouragement from Dan Ostrem, Video Producer of the Israel Collective.
Excellent Info and Analysis
Kassim is a great source of information and analysis on the Middle East.
Relevant, timely and informative. A must listen!