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RJC Responds to White House Anonymous Threats

Washington, DC (January 23, 2015) - Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), the only national grassroots Republican Jewish organization, responded to anonymous comments from the White House regarding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned visit to the United States in March.

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RJC Responds to Hillary Clinton Comments on Iran

Washington, DC (January 22, 2015) - Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), the only national grassroots Republican Jewish organization, responded to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's opposition to enhanced Iran sanctions.

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RJC Responds to President Obama State of the Union: Enhanced Iran Sanctions are Needed

Washington, DC (January 20, 2015) – Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), the nation’s only grassroots organization of Jewish Republicans, responded to the President’s State of the Union Address and his comments on Iranian Nuclear negotiations.

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First RJC Spring Leadership Meeting Speakers Announced

Washington, DC (January 19, 2015) - Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) announced the opening of registration for the RJC Spring Leadership Meeting in April and the announcement of its first two featured speakers.

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RJC Congratulates Lewis M. Eisenberg on Being Chosen as RNC Finance Chair for Second Time

Washington, DC (January 16, 2015) – Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), the nation’s only grassroots organization of Jewish Republicans, congratulated board member Lewis M. Eisenberg on being named RNC Finance Chairman for a second time.

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RJC: What Exactly Did President Obama Mean By That?

Washington, D.C. (January 16, 2015) – According to today’s New York Times, at the Democratic Senate retreat yesterday President Obama urged Democratic lawmakers to resist sanctions against Iran and said that  “he understood the pressures that senators face from donors and others.”

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RJC Welcomes Mark McNulty as Communications Director

Washington, DC (January 8, 2015) – The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), the nation’s only grassroots organization of Jewish Republicans, announced the hiring of Mark McNulty as Communications Director.

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RJC: Closing the Partisan Gap - Support for Republicans Rises Among Jewish Voters

Washington, D.C. (January 7, 2015) - The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) responded to the release of a new Gallup Poll on Jewish American partisan affiliations. The poll shows the continued trend of growth in Republican support among Jewish voters.
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RJC Welcomes Release of Alan Gross; Calls Normalizing Relations with Cuba “Unwise”

Washington, D.C. (December 17, 2014) – The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) is happy to know that Alan Gross has been released and is back on American soil after five years of imprisonment in Cuba. On the first day of Hanukkah, Alan Gross was granted light, freedom, and the long-awaited reunion...

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RJC Statement Regarding Pres. Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Washington, D.C. (November 20, 2014) – The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) responded to President Obama’s announcement of his administrative order making substantive changes in U.S. immigration policy. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said: “RJC members hold a variety of views on whether and how immigration policy should be changed. Nevertheless,...

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RJC to Pres. Obama: Remember Your Commitment to Israel

"If somebody was sending rockets into my house where my two daughters sleep at night, I'm going to do everything in my power to stop that. And I would expect Israelis to do the same thing."Barack Obama, Remarks in Sderot, New York Times, July 23, 2008Washington, D.C. (July 29,...

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RJC: Don't Play Politics with Iron Dome Funding

Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2014) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) released the following statement today:The RJC welcomes Senator Mitch McConnell’s efforts to make the Senate’s proposed $225 million supplemental funding for Israel’s Iron Dome program a stand-alone bill.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has bundled the...

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RJC: CNN Poll Confirms "Israel Gap" - More Republicans Support Israel Than Democrats

A new CNN poll asked Americans for their opinion of Israel's action against Hamas in Gaza.The results demonstrated the "Israel Gap" between Republicans and Democrats: "Forty-five percent of Democrats questioned said that Israeli's military actions in Gaza are justified. That number jumps to 56% among independents...

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RJC: Obama’s Iran Nuke Talks Impasse Shows Need for Strong Action By Congress

Washington, D.C. (July 21, 2014) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) warned today that the Obama administration’s failure to reach an agreement with Iran during six months of negotiations threatens the security of the U.S. and our allies. Despite White House opposition, this latest setback should convince Congress to press...

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RJC Supports Israel’s Actions in Gaza

Washington, D.C. (July 17, 2014) -- After Hamas launched more than 1200 rockets at Israel in the last ten days, Israel has begun a major offensive against Hamas in Gaza. The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly supports Israel's actions against Hamas. The attacks by Hamas against Israel, perpetrated from within civilian...

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RJC: "Israel Gap" Widens: More Republicans Than Democrats Support Israel in Current Conflict

Washington, D.C. (July 15, 2014) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) responded to the release of a Pew Research Center poll today on the partisan gap in Israel-Palestinian sympathies.

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RJC Stands with Israel

Israel is under fire, once again, from terrorists who seek her destruction. Hamas has sent hundreds of missiles from Gaza against Israeli civilians in recent days. These attacks are warfare against the Jewish state. The RJC unequivocally stands with Israel in this conflict.Israel has the right to defend...

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RJC Mourns the Deaths of the Three Israeli Teens

Washington, D.C. (June 30, 2014) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition is deeply saddened to learn that the three kidnapped Israeli teens are dead. RJC National Chairman David Flaum said:On behalf of the leaders, members, and staff of the Republican Jewish Coalition, I offer our sincere condolences to the...

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RJC Congratulates New House GOP Leaders

Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2014) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates the new House Republican leaders, House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy and House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise.RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:We congratulate Rep. McCarthy and Rep. Scalise on their new leadership roles in the House Republican caucus....

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RJC: We Are Proud of Cantor's Record

Washington, D.C. (June 10, 2014) -- RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks responded to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's loss in today's Republican primary election in Virginia:We are disappointed that our friend Eric Cantor lost his primary race tonight, but we are proud of his many, many accomplishments in...