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RJC: Kerry's Remarks Must Not Stand

Brooks: Unconscionable to equate IDF self-defense with terrorist murdersWashington, D.C. (April 22, 2013) — The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly objected to Secretary of State John Kerry's remarks likening some Turks' anger over Israel's self-defense in the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident to Americans' outrage over last week's terrorist attack on innocent...

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Republican Jewish Coalition Hires New Florida Director

Washington, D.C. (April 10, 2013) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), the nation's only grassroots organization of Jewish Republicans, announced the hiring of Matthew Bogdanoff as the RJC's Florida regional director. Bogdanoff, a graduate of the Florida State University, comes to the RJC with extensive experience in political campaign management....

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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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RJC Lauds Romney's Jerusalem Speech, Sees 'Clear Choice' for Jewish Voters

Washington, D.C. (July 29, 2012) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) praised Gov. Mitt Romney for remarks today in Jerusalem affirming the vital importance of our nation's alliance with Israel.RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said, "While Gov. Romney has been scrupulous in avoiding any criticism of President Obama while on...

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RJC Releases Preview of "Buyer's Remorse" Ad

Wednesday, July 25, 2012By: RJC Press OfficeRJC Releases Preview of "Buyer's Remorse" AdAd series to  showcase former Obama voters telling their personal storiesJuly 25, 2012…In a preview of the Republican Jewish Coalition's upcoming multi-million dollar effort to reach out to Jewish voters, entitled "My Buyer's Remorse", the organization today released...

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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...