David Brog

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David Brog
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Born Margate, New Jersey
Alma mater Princeton University
Harvard Law School
Occupation Attorney
activist
Employer Christians United for Israel
Title Executive Director
Religion Judaism

David Brog is the Executive Director of Christians United For Israel (CUFI), an American pro-Israel Christian organization. He is the author of In Defense of Faith: The Judeo-Christian Idea and the Struggle for Humanity and Standing With Israel: Why Christians Support the Jewish State.

Education and career[edit]

Brog graduated from Princeton University with his bachelor's degree. He then went on to Harvard Law School where he graduated with his JD in 1991.[1] After graduating from Harvard Law School, Brog served as an executive at America Online and practiced corporate law both in Israel and the United States. Afterwards he worked in the United States Senate for seven years, where he eventually became the chief of staff to Senator Arlen Specter and staff director of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He became the Executive Director of Christians United For Israel (CUFI), an American pro-Israel Christian organization in 2006.

In July 2015, Brog was tapped to head a new group called Campus Maccabees, an entity formed by American philanthropists Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban to combat Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activities on the college campus level.[2][3][4]

Personal life[edit]

As an American Jew, Brog is an active proponent of stronger Jewish-Christian relations, particularly with regard to support of Israel. Brog is also an outspoken advocate of the Judeo-Christian tradition who emphasizes the role this tradition has played in elevating Western morality. Brog lectures across the country in churches and synagogues about Israel, faith, and Judeo-Christian morality.

Books[edit]

  • In Defense of Faith: The Judeo-Christian Idea and the Struggle for Humanity (2010)
  • Standing With Israel: Why Christians Support the Jewish State (2006)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosner, Shmuel (2006-05-07). "David Brog on why Christians support the Jewish state". Haaretz. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  2. ^ JTA (10 Jul 2015). "CUFI’s David Brog to lead new anti-BDS campus group". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 
  3. ^ Berkowitz, Bill (22 Jul 2015). "BDS Opponents Launch "Campus Maccabees" to Fight Divestment Efforts". Truthout. 
  4. ^ Guttman, Nathan (8 Jul 2015). "Leader of Christian Zionists Named Head of Campus Anti-BDS Group". Forward. 

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