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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 Commends Senate Resolution Against House’s Irregular “Impeachment Inquiry"

Washington, DC (October 25, 2019) --The Republican Jewish Coalition commends Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham for introducing a Senate resolution calling on the House to bring its actions regarding the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump into line with due process, precedent, and...

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RJC Applauds Trump, Pence for Defending Religious Freedom

Washington, DC (September 23, 2019) -- Today, President Donald Trump became the first US President to convene a meeting on religious freedom at the United Nations. He and Vice President Mike Pence addressed the meeting, and both made confronting anti-Semitism a central element of their remarks. RJC Executive Director Matt...

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RJC: Dems Must Abandon Obama/Biden Iran Deal

Washington, DC (September 9, 2019) -- Following today’s stunning revelations by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, regarding Iran’s brazen violations of international agreements on nuclear weapons development, RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Statement on Tlaib Meeting with Members of PYM

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly criticized Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for meeting with members of the Palestine Youth Movement (PYM), a radical anti-Israel organization that has condoned terrorist attacks against Israel and called for the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.

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RJC Statement on Jason Greenblatt's Resignation

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to the news that Special Assistant to the President Jason D. Greenblatt will soon step down from his position.

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RJC Supports Israel's Decision to Bar Entry to Reps. Tlaib and Omar

Israeli Law Bars Entry of BDS Supporters Washington, DC (August 15, 2019) – Today it was officially announced that Israel will bar entry to Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, in accordance with Israeli law barring entry to supporters of the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction of Israel (BDS) movement....

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RJC: AOC Openly Advocating for Palestinian Violence Against Israel is Disgraceful

Washington, DC (July 31, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on a morning radio show that denigrated Jews and Israel. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:

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RJC Statement on Rep. Elissa Slotkin Saying Republicans Only Oppose Anti-Semitism for Money

Washington, DC (July 31, 2019) – Recordings have recently surfaced of Democrat Elissa Slotkin (MI-8) saying that Republicans don’t care about Jews, they only care about getting money from Jewish donors. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds Passage of H.Res. 246

Washington, DC (July 23, 2019) – Today the House of Representatives clearly and loudly rejected the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. Republicans voted nearly unanimously on this issue, while far too many Democrats voted in support of BDS. The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement:...

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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 Commends Senate Resolution Against House’s Irregular “Impeachment Inquiry"

Washington, DC (October 25, 2019) --The Republican Jewish Coalition commends Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham for introducing a Senate resolution calling on the House to bring its actions regarding the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump into line with due process, precedent, and...

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RJC Applauds Trump, Pence for Defending Religious Freedom

Washington, DC (September 23, 2019) -- Today, President Donald Trump became the first US President to convene a meeting on religious freedom at the United Nations. He and Vice President Mike Pence addressed the meeting, and both made confronting anti-Semitism a central element of their remarks. RJC Executive Director Matt...

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RJC: Dems Must Abandon Obama/Biden Iran Deal

Washington, DC (September 9, 2019) -- Following today’s stunning revelations by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, regarding Iran’s brazen violations of international agreements on nuclear weapons development, RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Statement on Tlaib Meeting with Members of PYM

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly criticized Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for meeting with members of the Palestine Youth Movement (PYM), a radical anti-Israel organization that has condoned terrorist attacks against Israel and called for the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.

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RJC Statement on Jason Greenblatt's Resignation

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to the news that Special Assistant to the President Jason D. Greenblatt will soon step down from his position.

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RJC Supports Israel's Decision to Bar Entry to Reps. Tlaib and Omar

Israeli Law Bars Entry of BDS Supporters Washington, DC (August 15, 2019) – Today it was officially announced that Israel will bar entry to Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, in accordance with Israeli law barring entry to supporters of the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction of Israel (BDS) movement....

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RJC: AOC Openly Advocating for Palestinian Violence Against Israel is Disgraceful

Washington, DC (July 31, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on a morning radio show that denigrated Jews and Israel. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:

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RJC Statement on Rep. Elissa Slotkin Saying Republicans Only Oppose Anti-Semitism for Money

Washington, DC (July 31, 2019) – Recordings have recently surfaced of Democrat Elissa Slotkin (MI-8) saying that Republicans don’t care about Jews, they only care about getting money from Jewish donors. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds Passage of H.Res. 246

Washington, DC (July 23, 2019) – Today the House of Representatives clearly and loudly rejected the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. Republicans voted nearly unanimously on this issue, while far too many Democrats voted in support of BDS. The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement:...

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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...