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RJC Response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Israel Remarks

Washington, DC (January 17, 2019) -- In November 2012, Ilhan Omar tweeted out a comment about Israel’s 2012 self-defense operation against Hamas in Gaza, which had launched over 1000 rockets into Israel over the course of a few days. Omar wrote, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the...

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RJC Applauds DeSantis Appointment of Judge Robert Luck

Washington, DC (January 15, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for appointing Robert Luck to the state Supreme Court.

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RJC Applauds Leader McCarthy, GOP Steering Cmte.

Washington, DC (January 14, 2019) -- Tonight RJC National Chairman Sen. Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds New Bill to Strengthen American Security in the Middle East

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds the introduction of the first Senate bill of the 116th Congress, the "Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019" (S.1). It was introduced yesterday by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Risch (R-ID), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Mitch...

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RJC: Rep. Hank Johnson’s Latest Remarks Are Unconscionable

Washington, D.C. (January 2, 2019) – Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4) compared President Trump to Adolph Hitler in a speech in Atlanta yesterday. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said today:

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RJC Statement on the Passing of Pres. George H.W. Bush

Washington, DC (December 1, 2018) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement celebrating the life of President George H.W. Bush:

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Republican Jewish Coalition Urges Prompt Passage of Israel Security Assistance Bill

Washington, D.C. (November 29, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition reaffirms its support for the United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act (HR 5141/S. 2497) and strongly encourages the U.S. Senate to complete action on the bill during this year’s session.

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RJC Congratulates Dr. Miriam Adelson on Receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Washington, D.C. (November 16, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Dr. Miriam Adelson on receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. 

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JNS: RJC plays major role in Virginia race, raising hefty sum for Cockburn opponent

By Jackson RichmanNovember 8, 2018 Anti-Israel Democratic congressional candidate Leslie Cockburn “galvanized the pro-Israel community to raise around $1 million for the [Denver] Riggleman campaign,” a source in the pro-Israel community told JNS.

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RJC Impacted Republican Wins in Key Midterm Races

Washington, D.C. (November 7, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: "Republicans did well in a tough year, increasing their share in the Senate and holding Democrats to below-average gains in the House. The Republican Jewish Coalition engaged heavily in helping Republicans...

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RJC Response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Israel Remarks

Washington, DC (January 17, 2019) -- In November 2012, Ilhan Omar tweeted out a comment about Israel’s 2012 self-defense operation against Hamas in Gaza, which had launched over 1000 rockets into Israel over the course of a few days. Omar wrote, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the...

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RJC Applauds DeSantis Appointment of Judge Robert Luck

Washington, DC (January 15, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for appointing Robert Luck to the state Supreme Court.

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RJC Applauds Leader McCarthy, GOP Steering Cmte.

Washington, DC (January 14, 2019) -- Tonight RJC National Chairman Sen. Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds New Bill to Strengthen American Security in the Middle East

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds the introduction of the first Senate bill of the 116th Congress, the "Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019" (S.1). It was introduced yesterday by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Risch (R-ID), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Mitch...

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RJC: Rep. Hank Johnson’s Latest Remarks Are Unconscionable

Washington, D.C. (January 2, 2019) – Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4) compared President Trump to Adolph Hitler in a speech in Atlanta yesterday. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said today:

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RJC Statement on the Passing of Pres. George H.W. Bush

Washington, DC (December 1, 2018) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement celebrating the life of President George H.W. Bush:

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Republican Jewish Coalition Urges Prompt Passage of Israel Security Assistance Bill

Washington, D.C. (November 29, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition reaffirms its support for the United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act (HR 5141/S. 2497) and strongly encourages the U.S. Senate to complete action on the bill during this year’s session.

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RJC Congratulates Dr. Miriam Adelson on Receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Washington, D.C. (November 16, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Dr. Miriam Adelson on receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. 

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JNS: RJC plays major role in Virginia race, raising hefty sum for Cockburn opponent

By Jackson RichmanNovember 8, 2018 Anti-Israel Democratic congressional candidate Leslie Cockburn “galvanized the pro-Israel community to raise around $1 million for the [Denver] Riggleman campaign,” a source in the pro-Israel community told JNS.

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RJC Impacted Republican Wins in Key Midterm Races

Washington, D.C. (November 7, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: "Republicans did well in a tough year, increasing their share in the Senate and holding Democrats to below-average gains in the House. The Republican Jewish Coalition engaged heavily in helping Republicans...

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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...