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Matt Brooks on Voice of Israel 1/26/2015

RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks was interviewed by Gil Hoffman on Voice of Israel radio, January 26, 2015.

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Inaugural RJC Meeting Held in Sarasota, Florida

A report on the successful first meeting of the RJC in Sarasota, Florida, written by a participant, Jane Lewit.  

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RJC Responds to Rep. Yarmuth

Democrats Must Condemn Outrageous Remarks Washington, D.C. (January 26, 2015) – Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), the nation's only grassroots organization of Jewish Republicans, responded to comments by Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY).

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RJC Congratulates Board Member Linda Lingle on Being Appointed COO of the State of Illinois

Washington, DC (January 23, 2015) – Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), the nation’s only grassroots organization of Jewish Republicans, congratulated RJC Board of Directors member Governor Linda Lingle on being named Chief Operating Officer of the state of Illinois.

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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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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 Warns of Dangerous Escalation in Obama Administration Hostility Toward Israel

Washington, D.C. (October 28, 2014) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) responded to a spate of troubling expressions of hostility toward Israel coming from the Obama administration in recent days. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:"Last week, the Obama administration went out of its way to 'humiliate' a top...

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RJC: Biden Should Know Better - “Shylock” Remark Offends Jewish Community

Washington, D.C. (September 17, 2014) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) responded today to Vice President Joseph Biden’s use of the term “Shylocks” to describe unscrupulous bankers who take advantage of U.S. military members deployed overseas.RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:"Some...

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Obama’s “Executive Action” Offensive Continues

Thursday, August 28, 2014 By: RJC Communications Director Shari Hillman“I’ve got a pen and a phone.”President Obama spoke these words at the start of his first Cabinet meeting in January 2014 and promised to take executive action wherever possible to “move the...

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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...