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RJC Applauds Trump, Pence for Defending Religious Freedom

Washington, DC (September 23, 2019) -- Today, President Donald Trump became the first US President to convene a meeting on religious freedom at the United Nations. He and Vice President Mike Pence addressed the meeting, and both made confronting anti-Semitism a central element of their remarks. RJC Executive Director Matt...

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RJC: Dems Must Abandon Obama/Biden Iran Deal

Washington, DC (September 9, 2019) -- Following today’s stunning revelations by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, regarding Iran’s brazen violations of international agreements on nuclear weapons development, RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Statement on Tlaib Meeting with Members of PYM

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly criticized Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for meeting with members of the Palestine Youth Movement (PYM), a radical anti-Israel organization that has condoned terrorist attacks against Israel and called for the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.

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RJC Statement on Jason Greenblatt's Resignation

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to the news that Special Assistant to the President Jason D. Greenblatt will soon step down from his position.

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RJC Supports Israel's Decision to Bar Entry to Reps. Tlaib and Omar

Israeli Law Bars Entry of BDS Supporters Washington, DC (August 15, 2019) – Today it was officially announced that Israel will bar entry to Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, in accordance with Israeli law barring entry to supporters of the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction of Israel (BDS) movement....

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RJC: AOC Openly Advocating for Palestinian Violence Against Israel is Disgraceful

Washington, DC (July 31, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on a morning radio show that denigrated Jews and Israel. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:

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RJC Statement on Rep. Elissa Slotkin Saying Republicans Only Oppose Anti-Semitism for Money

Washington, DC (July 31, 2019) – Recordings have recently surfaced of Democrat Elissa Slotkin (MI-8) saying that Republicans don’t care about Jews, they only care about getting money from Jewish donors. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds Passage of H.Res. 246

Washington, DC (July 23, 2019) – Today the House of Representatives clearly and loudly rejected the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. Republicans voted nearly unanimously on this issue, while far too many Democrats voted in support of BDS. The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement:...

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RJC Statement Regarding Palestinian “Rights”

Washington, D.C. (July 19, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to remarks made by Special Assistant to the President Jason D. Greenblatt in an interview with PBS’s Judy Woodruff, on the Trump Administration’s efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict:

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Top Jewish GOP operative defends Trump in squabble with 'the squad'

Thursday, July 18, 2019  By David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner  

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RJC Applauds Trump, Pence for Defending Religious Freedom

Washington, DC (September 23, 2019) -- Today, President Donald Trump became the first US President to convene a meeting on religious freedom at the United Nations. He and Vice President Mike Pence addressed the meeting, and both made confronting anti-Semitism a central element of their remarks. RJC Executive Director Matt...

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RJC: Dems Must Abandon Obama/Biden Iran Deal

Washington, DC (September 9, 2019) -- Following today’s stunning revelations by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, regarding Iran’s brazen violations of international agreements on nuclear weapons development, RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Statement on Tlaib Meeting with Members of PYM

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly criticized Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for meeting with members of the Palestine Youth Movement (PYM), a radical anti-Israel organization that has condoned terrorist attacks against Israel and called for the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.

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RJC Statement on Jason Greenblatt's Resignation

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to the news that Special Assistant to the President Jason D. Greenblatt will soon step down from his position.

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RJC Supports Israel's Decision to Bar Entry to Reps. Tlaib and Omar

Israeli Law Bars Entry of BDS Supporters Washington, DC (August 15, 2019) – Today it was officially announced that Israel will bar entry to Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, in accordance with Israeli law barring entry to supporters of the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction of Israel (BDS) movement....

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RJC: AOC Openly Advocating for Palestinian Violence Against Israel is Disgraceful

Washington, DC (July 31, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on a morning radio show that denigrated Jews and Israel. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:

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RJC Statement on Rep. Elissa Slotkin Saying Republicans Only Oppose Anti-Semitism for Money

Washington, DC (July 31, 2019) – Recordings have recently surfaced of Democrat Elissa Slotkin (MI-8) saying that Republicans don’t care about Jews, they only care about getting money from Jewish donors. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds Passage of H.Res. 246

Washington, DC (July 23, 2019) – Today the House of Representatives clearly and loudly rejected the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. Republicans voted nearly unanimously on this issue, while far too many Democrats voted in support of BDS. The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement:...

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RJC Statement Regarding Palestinian “Rights”

Washington, D.C. (July 19, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to remarks made by Special Assistant to the President Jason D. Greenblatt in an interview with PBS’s Judy Woodruff, on the Trump Administration’s efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict:

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Top Jewish GOP operative defends Trump in squabble with 'the squad'

Thursday, July 18, 2019  By David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner  

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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...