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RJC to Dem House Leaders: Remove Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee, Bring Up HR 72

Washington, DC (February 11, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition today called on Democratic House leaders to respond to anti-Semitic comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar on Twitter yesterday.

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RJC Ad in NY Times Thanks President Trump

Washington, DC (February 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition is running a full-page ad in the New York Times tomorrow, to thank President Trump for naming Elan Carr the U.S. State Department's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. The ad, which is signed by dozens...

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RJC Statement on Appointment of Elan Carr as Anti-Semitism Envoy

Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Elan Carr on being named the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.

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RJC Statement on the State of the Union 2019

Washington, DC (February 5, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to the Congress:

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RJC Response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Israel Remarks

Washington, DC (January 17, 2019) -- In November 2012, Ilhan Omar tweeted out a comment about Israel’s 2012 self-defense operation against Hamas in Gaza, which had launched over 1000 rockets into Israel over the course of a few days. Omar wrote, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the...

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RJC Applauds DeSantis Appointment of Judge Robert Luck

Washington, DC (January 15, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for appointing Robert Luck to the state Supreme Court.

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RJC Applauds Leader McCarthy, GOP Steering Cmte.

Washington, DC (January 14, 2019) -- Tonight RJC National Chairman Sen. Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds New Bill to Strengthen American Security in the Middle East

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds the introduction of the first Senate bill of the 116th Congress, the "Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019" (S.1). It was introduced yesterday by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Risch (R-ID), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Mitch...

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RJC: Rep. Hank Johnson’s Latest Remarks Are Unconscionable

Washington, D.C. (January 2, 2019) – Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4) compared President Trump to Adolph Hitler in a speech in Atlanta yesterday. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said today:

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RJC Statement on the Passing of Pres. George H.W. Bush

Washington, DC (December 1, 2018) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement celebrating the life of President George H.W. Bush:

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RJC to Dem House Leaders: Remove Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee, Bring Up HR 72

Washington, DC (February 11, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition today called on Democratic House leaders to respond to anti-Semitic comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar on Twitter yesterday.

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RJC Ad in NY Times Thanks President Trump

Washington, DC (February 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition is running a full-page ad in the New York Times tomorrow, to thank President Trump for naming Elan Carr the U.S. State Department's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. The ad, which is signed by dozens...

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RJC Statement on Appointment of Elan Carr as Anti-Semitism Envoy

Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Elan Carr on being named the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.

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RJC Statement on the State of the Union 2019

Washington, DC (February 5, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to the Congress:

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RJC Response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Israel Remarks

Washington, DC (January 17, 2019) -- In November 2012, Ilhan Omar tweeted out a comment about Israel’s 2012 self-defense operation against Hamas in Gaza, which had launched over 1000 rockets into Israel over the course of a few days. Omar wrote, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the...

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RJC Applauds DeSantis Appointment of Judge Robert Luck

Washington, DC (January 15, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for appointing Robert Luck to the state Supreme Court.

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RJC Applauds Leader McCarthy, GOP Steering Cmte.

Washington, DC (January 14, 2019) -- Tonight RJC National Chairman Sen. Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds New Bill to Strengthen American Security in the Middle East

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds the introduction of the first Senate bill of the 116th Congress, the "Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019" (S.1). It was introduced yesterday by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Risch (R-ID), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Mitch...

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RJC: Rep. Hank Johnson’s Latest Remarks Are Unconscionable

Washington, D.C. (January 2, 2019) – Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4) compared President Trump to Adolph Hitler in a speech in Atlanta yesterday. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said today:

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RJC Statement on the Passing of Pres. George H.W. Bush

Washington, DC (December 1, 2018) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement celebrating the life of President George H.W. Bush:

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RJC Response to Iran Deal Makes Headlines

RJC's advocacy efforts against Pres. Obama's Iran nuclear deal have garnered attention from key media outlets, including CBS News, Politico, USA Today, and the Washington Post

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HaModia Interviews Phil Rosen

The HaModia newspaper published an interview with RJC Board of Directors member J. Philip Rosen of New York. It begins:  

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JooTube: Hollywood Republicans Salute Jon Voight

JooTube attended the RJC 2015 California Summer Gala and spoke with Jon Voight and others. 

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Breitbart: ‘Hollywood Visionary': Jon Voight Honored By RJC

Monday, June 8, 2015By: Adelle Nazarian, Breitbart Oscar-award winning actor Jon Voight was the guest of honor on Sunday evening at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s Summer Gala, where he was given the unprecedented honor of the “Hollywood Visionary Award.”

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Variety: Jon Voight Discusses Republican Candidates at RJC Gala

Sunday, June 7, 2015 By: Reece Ristau, Variety Jon Voight isn’t yet sure who he’ll endorse for the 2016 presidential race. Voight was honored at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s Summer Gala Sunday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel with the Hollywood Visionary Award. He said he’s impressed with the slew of Republicans...

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Zeldin: Iran is Playing Our President Like a String Quartet

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 By: Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt, Haaretz “Iran is not negotiating in good faith, and they smell American weakness,” the New York congressman warned in Congress several weeks ago. “Our enemies do not respect weakness, they only respect strength. But today...I challenge our president... to bring the Iranian government to...

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RJC relaunches Arizona chapter

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 By: Leisah Woldoff The Arizona chapter of the Republican Jewish Coalition has relaunched under new leadership.

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Washington Examiner: Socially liberal Jews go Republican over Israel

Monday, April 4, 2015 By: David M. Drucker The premier organization for politically active Jewish Republicans has grown considerably as new members set aside their opposition to the GOP's conservative social agenda to make a statement on Israel.

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Zeldin: Why More American Jews Are Voting Republican

Wednesday, April 28, 2015 By: Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY-1) America has good allies all around the world, but there is no greater ally than Israel, a beacon of democracy, freedom and liberty in a part of the world filled with darkness. However, the Obama administration continues to create more and more...

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Washington Examiner: Pushed by Obama's Iran policy, Republican Jews activate

Thursday, April 23, 2015 By: David M. Drucker LAS VEGAS — For some American Jews, the time has come to put their chips on the table and show their cards. Jewish Republican activists descend upon the nation's gambling mecca Thursday for the Republican Jewish Coalition's spring meeting, a gathering that has become...