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RJC Ad in NY Times Thanks President Trump

Washington, DC (February 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition is running a full-page ad in the New York Times tomorrow, to thank President Trump for naming Elan Carr the U.S. State Department's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. The ad, which is signed by dozens...

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RJC Statement on Appointment of Elan Carr as Anti-Semitism Envoy

Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Elan Carr on being named the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.

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RJC Statement on the State of the Union 2019

Washington, DC (February 5, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to the Congress:

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RJC Response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Israel Remarks

Washington, DC (January 17, 2019) -- In November 2012, Ilhan Omar tweeted out a comment about Israel’s 2012 self-defense operation against Hamas in Gaza, which had launched over 1000 rockets into Israel over the course of a few days. Omar wrote, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the...

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RJC Applauds DeSantis Appointment of Judge Robert Luck

Washington, DC (January 15, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for appointing Robert Luck to the state Supreme Court.

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RJC Applauds Leader McCarthy, GOP Steering Cmte.

Washington, DC (January 14, 2019) -- Tonight RJC National Chairman Sen. Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds New Bill to Strengthen American Security in the Middle East

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds the introduction of the first Senate bill of the 116th Congress, the "Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019" (S.1). It was introduced yesterday by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Risch (R-ID), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Mitch...

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RJC: Rep. Hank Johnson’s Latest Remarks Are Unconscionable

Washington, D.C. (January 2, 2019) – Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4) compared President Trump to Adolph Hitler in a speech in Atlanta yesterday. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said today:

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RJC Statement on the Passing of Pres. George H.W. Bush

Washington, DC (December 1, 2018) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement celebrating the life of President George H.W. Bush:

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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 Ad in NY Times Thanks President Trump

Washington, DC (February 6, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition is running a full-page ad in the New York Times tomorrow, to thank President Trump for naming Elan Carr the U.S. State Department's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. The ad, which is signed by dozens...

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RJC Statement on Appointment of Elan Carr as Anti-Semitism Envoy

Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Elan Carr on being named the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.

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RJC Statement on the State of the Union 2019

Washington, DC (February 5, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to the Congress:

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RJC Response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Israel Remarks

Washington, DC (January 17, 2019) -- In November 2012, Ilhan Omar tweeted out a comment about Israel’s 2012 self-defense operation against Hamas in Gaza, which had launched over 1000 rockets into Israel over the course of a few days. Omar wrote, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the...

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RJC Applauds DeSantis Appointment of Judge Robert Luck

Washington, DC (January 15, 2019) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for appointing Robert Luck to the state Supreme Court.

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RJC Applauds Leader McCarthy, GOP Steering Cmte.

Washington, DC (January 14, 2019) -- Tonight RJC National Chairman Sen. Norm Coleman released the following statement:

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RJC Applauds New Bill to Strengthen American Security in the Middle East

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2019) – The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds the introduction of the first Senate bill of the 116th Congress, the "Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019" (S.1). It was introduced yesterday by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Risch (R-ID), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Mitch...

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RJC: Rep. Hank Johnson’s Latest Remarks Are Unconscionable

Washington, D.C. (January 2, 2019) – Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4) compared President Trump to Adolph Hitler in a speech in Atlanta yesterday. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said today:

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RJC Statement on the Passing of Pres. George H.W. Bush

Washington, DC (December 1, 2018) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement celebrating the life of President George H.W. Bush:

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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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NJ Jewish Standard: It's Ari's Party

Friday, October 11, 2013 By: Larry Yudelson, New Jersey Jewish StandardYou don’t get much more Jewish than the name “Ari.”And you don’t get much more Republican than serving as White House press secretary for President George W. Bush.Which makes Ari Fleischer a natural public face of the Republican Jewish Coalition.Fleischer...

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FoxNews: Samantha Power facing early resistance in bid for UN post

Friday, June 6, 2013 FoxNews.comWASHINGTON –  President Obama's nominee to replace Susan Rice as the next U.N. ambassador is running into early opposition from conservative Jewish groups and at least one Republican senator, as she prepares for what could be a tough confirmation. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shortly after Obama nominated...

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In Case You Missed It: President Obama lost votes in heavily Jewish precincts, Democratic analyst says

Washington, D.C. (February 11, 2013) -- The latest research by a Democratic party data analyst in South Florida underscores the effectiveness of the Republican Jewish Coalition's unprecedented outreach to the Jewish community in 2012.The Republican Jewish Coalition conducted the largest-ever grassroots campaign in the Jewish community in top swing states, including...

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Sheldon G. Adelson: I Didn't Leave the Democrats. They Left Me

When members of the Democratic Party booed the inclusion of God and Jerusalem in their party platform this year, I thought of my parents.They would have been astounded.The immigrant family in which I grew up was, in the matter of politics, typical of the Jews of Boston in the 1930s...

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WSJ: GOP Makes Last Push for Jewish Voters

Thursday, November 1, 2012 By: Alicia MundyAs the election looms, the eternal optimists of the Republican Jewish Coalition are making one last push into traditional Democratic strongholds of Jewish American voters in key battleground states, trying to bring in new support for presidential candidate Mitt Romney.“The crowds are bigger this...

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Kampeas: RJC ‘Micro-targets’ Jews in Philly, Cleveland and south Florida

Ron Kampeas of the JTA blogged on August 29, 2012 about the RJC's upcoming 2-day grassroots outreach effort in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. This is an excerpt.The Republican Jewish Coalition's director, Matt Brooks, met with reporters on Wednesday and added details to the group's planned blitz of south Florida and...

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Jewish Exponent: Philly Jews Gear Up for GOP Convention

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 By: Bryan Schwartzman, Jewish ExponentLynne Lechter of Lower Merion likens the Republican Party to the state of Israel.Both entities are morally correct in their stances, contends Lechter, a corporate attorney, but both have allowed their opponents to define them rather than articulating well what they stand...

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National Review Online: The Rise of the RJC

Friday, August 3, 2012 By: Nathaniel BotwinickThere’s an old joke that where there are two Jews, there will be three opinions. For many years, however, there seemed to be only one political affiliation for American Jews — they were a monolithic Democrat voting bloc. Now, the Democrats are...

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Remarks by PM Netanyahu and Gov. Romney in Israel

Video released by the Prime Minister's office of Gov. Mitt Romney's visit with Israeli officials and remarks by Prime Minister Netanyahu and Gov. Romney.See the RJC's response here.

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Mishpacha Magazine: Swinging for the Fences

Mishpacha Magazine published extensive coverage of the RJC's outreach program in Israel with iVoteIsrael. To read the entire article, click here to see a PDF of the full 4-page spread.Israel is not an American state and it doesn’t have any electoral votes to boast of. But with the 2012...