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The RJC Won’t Let Israel Become A Punching Bag For Democrats To Score Points With Their Radical Base

Washington, DC (April 23, 2019) – Last night, Bernie Sanders, the Democrats’ leading candidate for President called the recent, democratically elected government of Israel “racist”, and said if elected, he would be more sympathetic to Palestinian concerns. In response to this latest signal that the Democratic party is moving...

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Mueller Report Confirms: No Collusion, No Obstruction

Washington, DC (April 18, 2019) -- Today the Mueller report confirmed what we have already known for two years. The President never colluded with the Russians, and there was no obstruction of justice. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:   The Mueller report confirmed that...

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Ami Magazine: Exclusive Interview with Matt Brooks; Executive Director of the Republican Jewish Coalition

By Jake TurxAmi MagazineApril 10, 2019 For the majority of his adult life, Matt Brooks has been involved in a leadership role within the Republican Jewish Coalition, an organization that seeks to enhance ties between the Jewish community and the Republican Party. Although he’d been active since the 1980s, never...

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The New Yorker: Norm Coleman Explains Why Supporters of Israel Should Thank Donald Trump

Tuesday, April 16, 2019By Isaac Chotiner The journey of Norm Coleman, the former Republican senator from Minnesota, is an instructive one. Coleman, who started his political career as a Democrat, was the mayor of St. Paul, from 1994 to 2002. He served one term in the Senate before...

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RJC: Beto, Don’t Use the Holocaust for Political Points

Washington, DC (April 5, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to a report that Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke likened the Trump administration to the Third Reich.

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Trump Again Proves He is the Most Pro-Israel President Ever – Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

Washington, DC (March 21, 2019) – Today, President Trump announced that the United States will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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RJC to Clyburn: Stop Comparing Trump to Nazis

Washington, DC (March 20, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to remarks Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) made to NBC News yesterday, comparing Donald Trump’s presidency with Hitler’s rise to power. 

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Omar and her friends have lit an ugly dumpster fire of anti-Semitism in Congress – Dems must put it out

Wednesday, March 6, 2019By: RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks

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Visit the RJC Store

The RJC Store is your brand-new home for pro-Israel gear.

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RJC to Dem House Leaders: Remove Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee, Bring Up HR 72

Washington, DC (February 11, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition today called on Democratic House leaders to respond to anti-Semitic comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar on Twitter yesterday.

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The RJC Won’t Let Israel Become A Punching Bag For Democrats To Score Points With Their Radical Base

Washington, DC (April 23, 2019) – Last night, Bernie Sanders, the Democrats’ leading candidate for President called the recent, democratically elected government of Israel “racist”, and said if elected, he would be more sympathetic to Palestinian concerns. In response to this latest signal that the Democratic party is moving...

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Mueller Report Confirms: No Collusion, No Obstruction

Washington, DC (April 18, 2019) -- Today the Mueller report confirmed what we have already known for two years. The President never colluded with the Russians, and there was no obstruction of justice. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:   The Mueller report confirmed that...

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Ami Magazine: Exclusive Interview with Matt Brooks; Executive Director of the Republican Jewish Coalition

By Jake TurxAmi MagazineApril 10, 2019 For the majority of his adult life, Matt Brooks has been involved in a leadership role within the Republican Jewish Coalition, an organization that seeks to enhance ties between the Jewish community and the Republican Party. Although he’d been active since the 1980s, never...

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The New Yorker: Norm Coleman Explains Why Supporters of Israel Should Thank Donald Trump

Tuesday, April 16, 2019By Isaac Chotiner The journey of Norm Coleman, the former Republican senator from Minnesota, is an instructive one. Coleman, who started his political career as a Democrat, was the mayor of St. Paul, from 1994 to 2002. He served one term in the Senate before...

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RJC: Beto, Don’t Use the Holocaust for Political Points

Washington, DC (April 5, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to a report that Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke likened the Trump administration to the Third Reich.

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Trump Again Proves He is the Most Pro-Israel President Ever – Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

Washington, DC (March 21, 2019) – Today, President Trump announced that the United States will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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RJC to Clyburn: Stop Comparing Trump to Nazis

Washington, DC (March 20, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to remarks Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) made to NBC News yesterday, comparing Donald Trump’s presidency with Hitler’s rise to power. 

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Omar and her friends have lit an ugly dumpster fire of anti-Semitism in Congress – Dems must put it out

Wednesday, March 6, 2019By: RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks

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Visit the RJC Store

The RJC Store is your brand-new home for pro-Israel gear.

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RJC to Dem House Leaders: Remove Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee, Bring Up HR 72

Washington, DC (February 11, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition today called on Democratic House leaders to respond to anti-Semitic comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar on Twitter yesterday.

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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...