25 episodes

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.

The CUFI Middle East Briefing The CUFI Middle East Briefing

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 27 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    There’s Nothing Tolerant About the Taliban

    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

    • 1 hr 11 min
    How Hezbollah is Destroying Lebanon by Attacking Israel

    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.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    From a Long Line of Coalminers and Moonshiners: How a WV Delegate Supports Israel

    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.

    • 1 hr
    The Future of the US-Israel Relationship

    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.

    • 42 min
    How an Iranian Jewish Woman Defends Israel As a Plastic Surgeon

    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.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

D. Albritton ,

Excellent Podcast

Excellent podcast.

cl45m ,

Excellent Info and Analysis

Kassim is a great source of information and analysis on the Middle East.

ShariAtl ,

Outstanding

Relevant, timely and informative. A must listen!

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