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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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Iran Deal Withdrawal One-Year Anniversary: How Did Left-Wing Jewish Groups Get Their Predictions So Wrong?

Washington, DC (May 8, 2019) -- On the one year anniversary of President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal, the Republican Jewish Coalition calls on left-wing Jewish groups, including J Street and the JDCA, to explain how they got their predictions on this and other pro-Israel foreign...

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RJC in Israel Brings Message of Support From President Trump, American People

Tel Aviv, Israel (May 6, 2019) -- Earlier today, Executive Director Matt Brooks and a delegation of RJC Board Members arrived in Israel on a mission of solidarity with the Israeli people. Hamas terrorists in Gaza spent the weekend bombarding innocent Israeli citizens with rocket fire, killing four Israelis and injuring...

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Cory Booker Refuses to Condemn Anti-Semitism of Ilhan Omar

Washington DC (April 24, 2019) -- Earlier today, at the She the People Presidential Forum, Senator Cory Booker defended the numerous reprehensible anti-Semitic tropes that Ilhan Omar has been trafficking for years. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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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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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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Iran Deal Withdrawal One-Year Anniversary: How Did Left-Wing Jewish Groups Get Their Predictions So Wrong?

Washington, DC (May 8, 2019) -- On the one year anniversary of President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal, the Republican Jewish Coalition calls on left-wing Jewish groups, including J Street and the JDCA, to explain how they got their predictions on this and other pro-Israel foreign...

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RJC in Israel Brings Message of Support From President Trump, American People

Tel Aviv, Israel (May 6, 2019) -- Earlier today, Executive Director Matt Brooks and a delegation of RJC Board Members arrived in Israel on a mission of solidarity with the Israeli people. Hamas terrorists in Gaza spent the weekend bombarding innocent Israeli citizens with rocket fire, killing four Israelis and injuring...

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Cory Booker Refuses to Condemn Anti-Semitism of Ilhan Omar

Washington DC (April 24, 2019) -- Earlier today, at the She the People Presidential Forum, Senator Cory Booker defended the numerous reprehensible anti-Semitic tropes that Ilhan Omar has been trafficking for years. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

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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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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...