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Times of Israel: Meet Matt Brooks, the man pitching Trump to American Jews

Friday, July 12, 2019By Eric Cortellessa, The Times of Israel The vast majority of the US Jewish community disapproves of the president. The Republican Jewish Coalition’s executive director, however, is one of his biggest defenders.

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Moment Magazine: Republican, Democrat Jewish Groups Prepare for Election Season

Tuesday, July 2, 2019  By Nathan Guttman, Moment Magazine

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RJC Condemns Sen. Liz Warren’s “Occupation” Comment

Washington, DC (July 9, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition today condemned comments by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who told anti-Israel activists that she would push to end the Israeli government’s “occupation” over the Palestinians.

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Ocasio-Cortez's "Concentration Camps" Tweet is Disgraceful

Washington, DC (June 18, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement today, after Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that the US has established "concentration camps" on our southern border:

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HHS Secretary Alex Azar - Remarks to RJC

On June 13, the RJC was honored to welcome Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II to our June 2019 Leadership meeting in Washington, DC. Here are Sec. Azar's remarks, as prepared for delivery.  

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RJC Is Proud To Play Key Role In Florida Gov. DeSantis’ Upcoming Mission To Israel

Boca Raton, FL (May 23, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition is honored to be a part of Governor DeSantis’ upcoming mission to Israel. This is DeSantis’ first international trip as Governor. RJC Florida Director Matt Bogdanoff released the following statement:

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President Trump’s Immigration Plan Is A Bold Step Forward

Washington, DC (May 17, 2019) -- Yesterday, President Trump presented his vision for a bold, new immigration system for our country. In response, Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks issued the following statement:

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Thank You, President Trump: One-Year Anniversary of Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Washington, DC (May 14, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released a statement today on the one-year anniversary of the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. 

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Tlaib’s Holocaust Statement Shows Deep-Seated Anti-Semitism, Historical Illiteracy

Washington, DC (May 13, 2019) – Last weekend, Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) said the Holocaust gives her “a calming feeling.” This is just one in a long line of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements made by Tlaib. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks made the following statement:

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RJC Commends Fulfillment of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995

Washington, DC (May 8, 2019) -- Members of the RJC Board of Directors are in Israel this week on a solidarity mission. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement today:

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Times of Israel: Meet Matt Brooks, the man pitching Trump to American Jews

Friday, July 12, 2019By Eric Cortellessa, The Times of Israel The vast majority of the US Jewish community disapproves of the president. The Republican Jewish Coalition’s executive director, however, is one of his biggest defenders.

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Moment Magazine: Republican, Democrat Jewish Groups Prepare for Election Season

Tuesday, July 2, 2019  By Nathan Guttman, Moment Magazine

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RJC Condemns Sen. Liz Warren’s “Occupation” Comment

Washington, DC (July 9, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition today condemned comments by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who told anti-Israel activists that she would push to end the Israeli government’s “occupation” over the Palestinians.

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Ocasio-Cortez's "Concentration Camps" Tweet is Disgraceful

Washington, DC (June 18, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement today, after Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that the US has established "concentration camps" on our southern border:

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HHS Secretary Alex Azar - Remarks to RJC

On June 13, the RJC was honored to welcome Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II to our June 2019 Leadership meeting in Washington, DC. Here are Sec. Azar's remarks, as prepared for delivery.  

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RJC Is Proud To Play Key Role In Florida Gov. DeSantis’ Upcoming Mission To Israel

Boca Raton, FL (May 23, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition is honored to be a part of Governor DeSantis’ upcoming mission to Israel. This is DeSantis’ first international trip as Governor. RJC Florida Director Matt Bogdanoff released the following statement:

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President Trump’s Immigration Plan Is A Bold Step Forward

Washington, DC (May 17, 2019) -- Yesterday, President Trump presented his vision for a bold, new immigration system for our country. In response, Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks issued the following statement:

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Thank You, President Trump: One-Year Anniversary of Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Washington, DC (May 14, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released a statement today on the one-year anniversary of the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. 

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Tlaib’s Holocaust Statement Shows Deep-Seated Anti-Semitism, Historical Illiteracy

Washington, DC (May 13, 2019) – Last weekend, Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) said the Holocaust gives her “a calming feeling.” This is just one in a long line of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements made by Tlaib. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks made the following statement:

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RJC Commends Fulfillment of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995

Washington, DC (May 8, 2019) -- Members of the RJC Board of Directors are in Israel this week on a solidarity mission. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement today:

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Washington Post: Republican Jewish Coalition says it sees fundraising boom

Thursday, April 23, 2015 By: Matea Gold Tension between the Obama administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fueled a fundraising bonanza for a conservative advocacy group that serves as an influential hub of wealthy Jewish donors on the right.

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Matt Brooks on Seth Leibsohn Show, 2/5/2015

RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks was interviewed by Seth Leibsohn on February 5, 2015. The topics discussed included the relationship between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the growing shift among voters away from the Democratic Party and the President's policies, the clash of civilizations that we see...

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Politico: Benjamin Netanyahu’s side strikes back

Friday, February 6, 2015By Edward-Isaac Dovere and Jake Sherman (Excerpt) Now comes the backlash to the Bibi backlash. Republican and conservative Jewish organizations are threatening shaming campaigns against Democrats who skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech to a joint meeting of Congress next month. Even talking about not...

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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 Statement on Jerusalem Synagogue Terror Attack

Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2014) — Reacting to today’s horrifying terrorist attack in Jerusalem, the Republican Jewish Coalition’s 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 families of those murdered in this horrifying...

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Larry Elder at the 2014 California Summer Bash

Radio and television personality Larry Elder was one of the featured speakers at our 2014 California Summer Bash.//player.vimeo.com/video/97767221?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&color=ffffff

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Republicans, Jews, the Media and Sheldon Adelson

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 By: RJC Executive Director Matthew BrooksThe Republican Jewish Coalition was recently honored to have several prominent Republican elected officials, including Governors Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, John Kasich, and Scott Walker, address RJC leaders at our spring leadership meeting in Las Vegas. This meeting of Jewish Republican...

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KTNV: Potential 2016 republican presidential candidates speak in Las Vegas

Watch this local news coverage of the RJC 2014 Spring Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas, March 29, 2014.    

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Jewish Exponent: Israel Stalwart Gerlach Won't Seek Re-Election

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 By: Bryan Schwartzman, Jewish Exponent Staff WriterJewish Republicans and many local pro-Israel advocates said they were stunned and disappointed by the surprise announcement that U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach, a Republican from Chester County, won’t be seeking re-election.The 58-year-old, six-term congressman was considered a pro-Israel stalwart. He...