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RJC Mourns Passing of Margaret Thatcher

Washington, D.C. (April 8, 2013) - The Republican Jewish Coalition mourns the passing of Margaret Thatcher, one of the pivotal figures of the late 20th century fight against tyranny.As prime minister of Great Britain, Thatcher saved that country's economy, fought terrorism, and stood firmly with Israel. She was a fierce...

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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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Fed up with Democrats’ shakedowns

Monday, July 23, 2012 By: Noah Silverman, RJC Congressional Affairs DirectorThe upshot of this week's political developments is clear: President Obama's ideology and the way he talks about it are becoming a real problem for his reelection campaign.By now, everyone who pays attention to politics has heard about the President's...

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RJC extends condolences to victims of the Bulgarian bus bombing and their families

Thursday, July 19, 2012By: Shari Hillman, RJC Communications DirectorThe attack against Israeli tourists boarding a tour bus in Bulgaria has horrified our community and the world.The RJC extends its sympathies to the victims of bombing, and to their families.We join with Israel and Jewish communities around the world in condemning...

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Political speech at synagogue requires balance

Friday, July 13, 2012By: Shari Hillman, RJC Communications Director**Update** Rabbi Lance Sussman told JTA that that Keneseth Israel is committed to having an event with a prominent Republican speaker in the near future. He has been in touch with the RJC to move that program forward. We look forward to working...

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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...