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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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Innovative Technology Drove Record-Breaking Results for RJC PAC 

Washington, D.C. (November 7, 2018) -- Using innovative technology not deployed before by a Republican group, the RJC PAC this year raised nearly $750,000 for GOP candidates from Republican Jewish Coalition grassroots members. The new platform, launched in July, allowed RJC small dollar members to donate to the RJC PAC...

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RJC Applauds Historic GOP Success in Senate; Proud of RJC Efforts in Key States

Washington, D.C. (November 6, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) congratulates the winning Republican candidates elected to the U.S. House and Senate, as well as those who won gubernatorial, state senate and state assembly elections. 

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Trump's visit to Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue shows he is dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism

Wednesday, October 31, 2018By: RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman   President Trump’s visit Tuesday to the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh – where an anti-Semitic gunman murdered 11 Jews gathered in prayer Saturday – was an important gesture that symbolized national mourning and unity in the face of...

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RJC Statement on the Horrific Violence in Pittsburgh

Washington, DC (October 27, 2018) – Today the RJC released the following statement from National Chairman, Senator Norm Coleman on the horrific news from Pittsburgh:

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Republican Jewish Coalition Condemns Delgado's Anti-Israel Remarks

Washington, D.C. (October 25, 2018) -- At a debate on October 22, Antonio Delgado questioned whether Israel is a democracy, saying, “Being pro-Israel and being pro-peace is critical, but I'm also pro-democracy, and as currently constructed, Israel is not a Jewish democracy. Those settlements make it so that it...

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Coleman, Brooks: Chutzpah to accuse to Republicans of anti-Semitism

Wednesday, October 24, 2018By: RJC National Chairman Norm Coleman and RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks, Washington Jewish Week    In a recent op-ed, two leaders of the Jewish Democratic Council of America, Ron Klein and Dan Berger, accused Republicans of failing to oppose neo-Nazis who have run for office this year...

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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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Innovative Technology Drove Record-Breaking Results for RJC PAC 

Washington, D.C. (November 7, 2018) -- Using innovative technology not deployed before by a Republican group, the RJC PAC this year raised nearly $750,000 for GOP candidates from Republican Jewish Coalition grassroots members. The new platform, launched in July, allowed RJC small dollar members to donate to the RJC PAC...

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RJC Applauds Historic GOP Success in Senate; Proud of RJC Efforts in Key States

Washington, D.C. (November 6, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) congratulates the winning Republican candidates elected to the U.S. House and Senate, as well as those who won gubernatorial, state senate and state assembly elections. 

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Trump's visit to Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue shows he is dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism

Wednesday, October 31, 2018By: RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman   President Trump’s visit Tuesday to the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh – where an anti-Semitic gunman murdered 11 Jews gathered in prayer Saturday – was an important gesture that symbolized national mourning and unity in the face of...

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RJC Statement on the Horrific Violence in Pittsburgh

Washington, DC (October 27, 2018) – Today the RJC released the following statement from National Chairman, Senator Norm Coleman on the horrific news from Pittsburgh:

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Republican Jewish Coalition Condemns Delgado's Anti-Israel Remarks

Washington, D.C. (October 25, 2018) -- At a debate on October 22, Antonio Delgado questioned whether Israel is a democracy, saying, “Being pro-Israel and being pro-peace is critical, but I'm also pro-democracy, and as currently constructed, Israel is not a Jewish democracy. Those settlements make it so that it...

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Coleman, Brooks: Chutzpah to accuse to Republicans of anti-Semitism

Wednesday, October 24, 2018By: RJC National Chairman Norm Coleman and RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks, Washington Jewish Week    In a recent op-ed, two leaders of the Jewish Democratic Council of America, Ron Klein and Dan Berger, accused Republicans of failing to oppose neo-Nazis who have run for office this year...

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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...