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RJC Applauds US Veto of UN Security Council Resolution on Jerusalem

Washington D.C. (December 18, 2017) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released a statement today to applaud the U.S. veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution attempting to nullify U.S. policy recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the intention to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.

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Kustoff Bill To Protect Religious Freedom Passes House

Wednesday, December 13, 2017By Shari Hillman, RJC Information Director An important bill to protect religious liberty was passed by the House of Representatives on December 11. The Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017 is the first bill introduced by Jewish Republican freshman Congressman David Kustoff (TN-8). It has strong bipartisan...

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RJC Applauds Trump For Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital, Releases NY Times Ad Thanking Him

Washington D.C. (December 5, 2017) -- In a speech scheduled for 1:00 pm tomorrow, President Trump will announce a significant change in U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and also announcing a plan to begin the process of moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to...

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RJC Remarks on House Passage of the Taylor Force Act

Washington, D.C. (December 5, 2017) – The RJC released the following statement from National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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Statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Passing the Taylor Force Act

Washington, D.C. (November 15, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs took a big step to enhance the security of Americans and Israelis. Sponsored by Representatives Doug Lamborn...

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Statement on President Trump's Decision to Not Certify the Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington, D.C. (October 13, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Today President Trump, by declining to certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama, took an important first step delivering on one of his biggest campaign promises and...

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Statement on the Trump Administration Withdrawing the US from UNESCO

Washington, D.C. (October 12, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:Today it has been reported that the United States will be withdrawing from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) because of the UN group’s anti-Israel bias.

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Statement on President Trump's Speech to the United Nations

Washington, D.C. (September 19, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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PJC: RJC Relaunches in Pittsburgh, Seeks New Members

Friday, September 15, 2017By Adam Reinherz, Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle After a period of relative local decline, the Republican Jewish Coalition is seeking to re-establish its Pittsburgh presence. “We’re looking to reinvigorate and reboot efforts in Western Pennsylvania,” said Scott Feigelstein, the Philadelphia-based director of the RJC’s Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey...

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Statement by RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman and RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks on behalf of the Republican Jewish Coalition

Washington, D.C. (August 16, 2017) --  The RJC released a statement today from National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Applauds US Veto of UN Security Council Resolution on Jerusalem

Washington D.C. (December 18, 2017) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released a statement today to applaud the U.S. veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution attempting to nullify U.S. policy recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the intention to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.

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Kustoff Bill To Protect Religious Freedom Passes House

Wednesday, December 13, 2017By Shari Hillman, RJC Information Director An important bill to protect religious liberty was passed by the House of Representatives on December 11. The Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017 is the first bill introduced by Jewish Republican freshman Congressman David Kustoff (TN-8). It has strong bipartisan...

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RJC Applauds Trump For Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital, Releases NY Times Ad Thanking Him

Washington D.C. (December 5, 2017) -- In a speech scheduled for 1:00 pm tomorrow, President Trump will announce a significant change in U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and also announcing a plan to begin the process of moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to...

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RJC Remarks on House Passage of the Taylor Force Act

Washington, D.C. (December 5, 2017) – The RJC released the following statement from National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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Statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Passing the Taylor Force Act

Washington, D.C. (November 15, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs took a big step to enhance the security of Americans and Israelis. Sponsored by Representatives Doug Lamborn...

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Statement on President Trump's Decision to Not Certify the Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington, D.C. (October 13, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Today President Trump, by declining to certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama, took an important first step delivering on one of his biggest campaign promises and...

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Statement on the Trump Administration Withdrawing the US from UNESCO

Washington, D.C. (October 12, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:Today it has been reported that the United States will be withdrawing from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) because of the UN group’s anti-Israel bias.

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Statement on President Trump's Speech to the United Nations

Washington, D.C. (September 19, 2017) — The RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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PJC: RJC Relaunches in Pittsburgh, Seeks New Members

Friday, September 15, 2017By Adam Reinherz, Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle After a period of relative local decline, the Republican Jewish Coalition is seeking to re-establish its Pittsburgh presence. “We’re looking to reinvigorate and reboot efforts in Western Pennsylvania,” said Scott Feigelstein, the Philadelphia-based director of the RJC’s Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey...

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Statement by RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman and RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks on behalf of the Republican Jewish Coalition

Washington, D.C. (August 16, 2017) --  The RJC released a statement today from National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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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...