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RJC National Chairman and Executive Director Statement on Chairman Ed Royce’s Announced Retirement

Washington D.C. (January 8, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released statements from National Chairman Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks tonight, to express the organization’s thanks and appreciation to Congressman Ed Royce on the announcement of his retirement at the end of his current term.

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RJC: GOP Leaders Speak Out about Anti-Regime Protests in Iran

Washington D.C. (January 3, 2018) -- Iran has seen a week of anti-government protests, in which more than 20 people have been killed and 450 arrested. The unrest began with small protests over economic issues in one city, but quickly expanded into mass protests across the country calling for political...

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Statement on UN Vote Against the U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem

Washington D.C. (December 22, 2017) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition condemned the vote in the UN General Assembly yesterday on a non-binding resolution declaring “null and void” the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move our embassy there.

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RJC Applauds US Veto of UN Security Council Resolution on Jerusalem

Washington D.C. (December 18, 2017) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released a statement today to applaud the U.S. veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution attempting to nullify U.S. policy recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the intention to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.

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Kustoff Bill To Protect Religious Freedom Passes House

Wednesday, December 13, 2017By Shari Hillman, RJC Information Director An important bill to protect religious liberty was passed by the House of Representatives on December 11. The Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017 is the first bill introduced by Jewish Republican freshman Congressman David Kustoff (TN-8). It has strong bipartisan...

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RJC Applauds Trump For Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital, Releases NY Times Ad Thanking Him

Washington D.C. (December 5, 2017) -- In a speech scheduled for 1:00 pm tomorrow, President Trump will announce a significant change in U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and also announcing a plan to begin the process of moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to...

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RJC Remarks on House Passage of the Taylor Force Act

Washington, D.C. (December 5, 2017) – The RJC released the following statement from National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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Statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Passing the Taylor Force Act

Washington, D.C. (November 15, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs took a big step to enhance the security of Americans and Israelis. Sponsored by Representatives Doug Lamborn...

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Statement on President Trump's Decision to Not Certify the Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington, D.C. (October 13, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Today President Trump, by declining to certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama, took an important first step delivering on one of his biggest campaign promises and...

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Statement on the Trump Administration Withdrawing the US from UNESCO

Washington, D.C. (October 12, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:Today it has been reported that the United States will be withdrawing from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) because of the UN group’s anti-Israel bias.

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RJC National Chairman and Executive Director Statement on Chairman Ed Royce’s Announced Retirement

Washington D.C. (January 8, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released statements from National Chairman Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks tonight, to express the organization’s thanks and appreciation to Congressman Ed Royce on the announcement of his retirement at the end of his current term.

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RJC: GOP Leaders Speak Out about Anti-Regime Protests in Iran

Washington D.C. (January 3, 2018) -- Iran has seen a week of anti-government protests, in which more than 20 people have been killed and 450 arrested. The unrest began with small protests over economic issues in one city, but quickly expanded into mass protests across the country calling for political...

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Statement on UN Vote Against the U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem

Washington D.C. (December 22, 2017) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition condemned the vote in the UN General Assembly yesterday on a non-binding resolution declaring “null and void” the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move our embassy there.

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RJC Applauds US Veto of UN Security Council Resolution on Jerusalem

Washington D.C. (December 18, 2017) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released a statement today to applaud the U.S. veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution attempting to nullify U.S. policy recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the intention to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.

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Kustoff Bill To Protect Religious Freedom Passes House

Wednesday, December 13, 2017By Shari Hillman, RJC Information Director An important bill to protect religious liberty was passed by the House of Representatives on December 11. The Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017 is the first bill introduced by Jewish Republican freshman Congressman David Kustoff (TN-8). It has strong bipartisan...

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RJC Applauds Trump For Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital, Releases NY Times Ad Thanking Him

Washington D.C. (December 5, 2017) -- In a speech scheduled for 1:00 pm tomorrow, President Trump will announce a significant change in U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and also announcing a plan to begin the process of moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to...

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RJC Remarks on House Passage of the Taylor Force Act

Washington, D.C. (December 5, 2017) – The RJC released the following statement from National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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Statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Passing the Taylor Force Act

Washington, D.C. (November 15, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs took a big step to enhance the security of Americans and Israelis. Sponsored by Representatives Doug Lamborn...

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Statement on President Trump's Decision to Not Certify the Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington, D.C. (October 13, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Today President Trump, by declining to certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama, took an important first step delivering on one of his biggest campaign promises and...

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Statement on the Trump Administration Withdrawing the US from UNESCO

Washington, D.C. (October 12, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:Today it has been reported that the United States will be withdrawing from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) because of the UN group’s anti-Israel bias.

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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...