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RJC Statement on Killing of Qassem Soleimani

Washington, DC (January 2, 2020) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to the American operation that killed Qassem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s al-Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, head of the Al-Hashd Al-Sha'abi forces and the Kata'ib Hezbollah militia, in Iraq tonight.

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RJC Strongly Applauds President Trump for Historic Executive Order Extending Title VI Protection to Jewish College Students

Washington, DC (December 10, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition thanks President Trump for extending the protections of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to Jewish students facing anti-Semitism on college campuses.

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RJC Statement on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Washington, DC (December 9, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly supports congressional ratification of the trade agreement signed by President Trump and his Mexican and Canadian counterparts on November 30, 2018 – the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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RJC Calls on Bernie Sanders to Fire Darius Khalil Gordon

Washington, DC (December 6, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition today called on Senator Bernie Sanders to fire from his presidential campaign Darius Khalil Gordon, the newly-hired deputy director of constituency organizing.  It was recently discovered that Gordan posted, and has since deleted, tweets referring to “Jew money”:

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Jason Greenblatt Joins RJC Board of Directors

Washington, DC (November 19, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition announces that the Honorable Jason D. Greenblatt, formerly Assistant to the President and Special Representative for International Negotiations for President Donald J. Trump, has been elected to the RJC Board of Directors.

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RJC Applauds Pres. Trump's Reversal of Settlement Policy

Washington, DC (November 18, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition today responded to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement regarding US policy on Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria, commonly called the West Bank.

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Axios: Republican Jewish Coalition fires first shot of 2020

November 4, 2019 By Jonathan Swan, AXIOS The Republican Jewish Coalition will today launch its first attack ad of the 2020 campaign — an inflammatory spot titled "Shanda" (Yiddish for "shame").

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Democrats Want to Make Aid to Israel Conditional

-  Message to RJC Members:

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RJC Launches First Ad of the 2020 Cycle: Shanda

Targets Jewish voters with ad blasting Democrats for turning their backs on Israel. Washington, DC (November 4, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition announced today the launch of its first ad of the 2020 campaign season, which criticizes leading Democrats for turning their backs on Israel and threatening...

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RJC: On The Successful Mission to Kill ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Ordered By President Trump

Washington, DC (October 27, 2019) -- Last night, members of the United States armed forces, acting on orders of President Donald Trump, found and killed the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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RJC Statement on Killing of Qassem Soleimani

Washington, DC (January 2, 2020) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to the American operation that killed Qassem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s al-Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, head of the Al-Hashd Al-Sha'abi forces and the Kata'ib Hezbollah militia, in Iraq tonight.

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RJC Strongly Applauds President Trump for Historic Executive Order Extending Title VI Protection to Jewish College Students

Washington, DC (December 10, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition thanks President Trump for extending the protections of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to Jewish students facing anti-Semitism on college campuses.

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RJC Statement on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Washington, DC (December 9, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly supports congressional ratification of the trade agreement signed by President Trump and his Mexican and Canadian counterparts on November 30, 2018 – the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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RJC Calls on Bernie Sanders to Fire Darius Khalil Gordon

Washington, DC (December 6, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition today called on Senator Bernie Sanders to fire from his presidential campaign Darius Khalil Gordon, the newly-hired deputy director of constituency organizing.  It was recently discovered that Gordan posted, and has since deleted, tweets referring to “Jew money”:

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Jason Greenblatt Joins RJC Board of Directors

Washington, DC (November 19, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition announces that the Honorable Jason D. Greenblatt, formerly Assistant to the President and Special Representative for International Negotiations for President Donald J. Trump, has been elected to the RJC Board of Directors.

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RJC Applauds Pres. Trump's Reversal of Settlement Policy

Washington, DC (November 18, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition today responded to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement regarding US policy on Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria, commonly called the West Bank.

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Axios: Republican Jewish Coalition fires first shot of 2020

November 4, 2019 By Jonathan Swan, AXIOS The Republican Jewish Coalition will today launch its first attack ad of the 2020 campaign — an inflammatory spot titled "Shanda" (Yiddish for "shame").

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Democrats Want to Make Aid to Israel Conditional

-  Message to RJC Members:

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RJC Launches First Ad of the 2020 Cycle: Shanda

Targets Jewish voters with ad blasting Democrats for turning their backs on Israel. Washington, DC (November 4, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition announced today the launch of its first ad of the 2020 campaign season, which criticizes leading Democrats for turning their backs on Israel and threatening...

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RJC: On The Successful Mission to Kill ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Ordered By President Trump

Washington, DC (October 27, 2019) -- Last night, members of the United States armed forces, acting on orders of President Donald Trump, found and killed the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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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...