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Happy Passover!

The officers and staff of the Republican Jewish Coalition wish you and your family a happy Passover, a chag kasher v'sameach.All RJC offices will be closed on the first two days and the last two days of Passover, March 26-27 and April 1-2 . The RJC enewsletter will not be...

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Democrats Want Obama to Put More Pressure on Israel; Republicans and Independents Disagree

New Poll Highlights Continued Move of Democrats Away from Historic Bipartisan Support for IsraelWashington, D.C. (March 19, 2013) - A new Gallup poll shows a striking difference of opinion between Republicans and Democrats on how to handle the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Democrats want President Obama to put more pressure on...

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RNC Report Praises RJC Outreach Efforts

Washington, D.C. (March 18, 2013) - The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement today:The Republican National Committee has released its report on how the Republican Party must improve after its 2012 election losses. In the section on outreach to minority groups, the report praises the significant accomplishments of...

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Foreign Policy Priorities Must Include Pro-Israel Actions

Thursday, March 14, 2013By: RJC Executive Director Matthew BrooksThe strong ties between the U.S. and Israel find expression in the traditionally bipartisan support for Israel in Congress and in public opinion polls showing that the majority of American voters consistently support Israel and the U.S.-Israel alliance. However, President Obama's relationship...

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RJC Grassroots Director Stepping Down; New Director Named

Washington, D.C. (March 13, 2013) - Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement today:"After eleven years with the Republican Jewish Coalition, National Grassroots Director Harris Vederman is stepping down to become the executive director of the America Israel Friendship League, a non-profit pro-Israel organization based in...

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Dershowitz Insists: National Jewish Democratic Council doesn't speak for me on Adelson

Monday, July 09, 2012 By: Shari Hillman, RJC Communications DirectorAlan Dershowitz has written a devastating criticism of the NJDC's recent scurrilous attacks on Sheldon Adelson. His defense of Adelson is spot on:David Harris, the President of the National Jewish Democratic Council, has asked Jewish Democrats to sign a petition demanding that...

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RJC Applauds Gov. Romney’s Decision to Visit Israel

Monday, July 02, 2012 By: RJC Press OfficeJuly 2, 2012... The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) applauds Gov. Mitt Romney’s decision to visit Israel this summer and meet with Israeli leaders.RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said, “Having hosted Gov. Romney on a previous visit to Israel in 2007, the RJC knows...

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RJC Announces Voter Registration Drive, Absentee Ballot Program, and Advocacy Initiative in Israel

Monday, July 02, 2012 By: RJC Press OfficeTo Help American Citizens in Israel Exercise Their Right to Vote in the U.S. ElectionWashington, D.C. (July 2, 2012) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition announced today that RJC Board of Directors member and former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer and RJC Executive...

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RJC Mourns Passing of Yitzhak Shamir

Sunday, July 01, 2012 By: RJC Press ReleaseWashington, D.C. (July 1, 2012) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition mourns the passing of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir.RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:Yitzhak Shamir devoted his life to Israel and the Jewish people. He was a man of great...

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RJC Responds to Obamacare ruling by Supreme Court

Thursday, June 28, 2012 By: RJC Press OfficeWashington, D.C. (June 28, 2012) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) is deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court's decision on Obamacare, Florida v. United States Department of Health and Human Services.RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said, "The Supreme Court has rendered...

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Romney would make U.S.-Israel ties stronger, warmer

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 By: Matt Brooks, RJC Executive DirectorWhen Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told the passionately pro-Israel members of the Faith and Freedom Coalition that he would “do the opposite” of the things President Obama has done regarding Israel, the room erupted in applause. They understood exactly what...

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Jewish Support for Republicans at 24-Year High

Gallup poll shows Republicans at highest level since Bush victory in 1988Sign of President Obama's vulnerabilityWashington, D.C. (June 8, 2012) -- A new Gallup poll released today shows Republicans are making significant inroads in the Jewish community and that support for President Obama is at a 24-year low for a...

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RJC Congratulates Gov. Scott Walker on Recall Election Victory

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 By: RJC Press OfficeThe Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on winning his recall election last night. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:The voters of Wisconsin, like voters across the nation, want what Republicans like Scott Walker are offering: a realistic plan for lowering deficits,...

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“Taxmageddon” Looms in 2013

Thursday, May 17, 2012 By: Noah Silverman, RJC Congressional Affairs DirectorMany vital decisions hinge on the results of this year’s elections, but few will affect American voters as directly as the future of tax policy. As you probably know, back in 2010, Republicans – who had just seized control of...

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RJC Strongly Rebukes Belgium Ambassador's Reported Remarks Linking Israel, Anti-Semitism

Washington, D.C. (December 3, 2011) -- Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matthew Brooks released the following statement in reaction to the reported statement by U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman, that a “distinction should be made between traditional anti-Semitism, which should be condemned and Muslim hatred for Jews, which stems...