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JI Interview: RJC’s Matt Brooks Talks Trump

Friday, January 20, 2017  By Jacob Kornbluh As Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States of America, we spoke with Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks  about what to expect from President Trump in the first 100 days, and...

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RJC Urges Swift Confirmation of Governor Haley

Washington D.C. (January 18, 2017) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks in support of Governor Nikki Haley’s nomination as Ambassador to the United Nations:

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PEW: Democrats are about as pro-Palestinian as pro-Israel

Washington D.C. (January 12, 2017) – According to a new study by Pew Research, pro-Israel Americans have abandoned the Democrat Party and have found a home with Republicans.

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Matt Brooks on Hugh Hewitt Show

RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks was a guest on Hugh Hewitt's nationally-syndicated radio show on January 11, 2017.

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Democrats Turn Their Backs on Israel

Washington D.C. (January 6, 2017) – Last night, House Republicans overwhelmingly voted in support of a resolution reaffirming the United States’ commitment to Israel after President Obama turned his back on our closest ally. In the past, a resolution like this would have sailed through with near unanimous support, but once...

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RJC Statement on H. Res. 11

Washington D.C. (January 5, 2017) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Statement on Secretary Kerry's Address

Washington D.C. (December 28, 2016) –– The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Statement on Today's Disgraceful Security Council Resolution Vote

Washington D.C. (December 23, 2016) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Statement on the Selection of David Friedman as United States Ambassador to Israel

Washington D.C. (December 15, 2016) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Statement on the Selection of General Mattis as Secretary of Defense

Washington D.C. (December 2, 2016) – Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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JI Interview: RJC’s Matt Brooks Talks Trump

Friday, January 20, 2017  By Jacob Kornbluh As Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States of America, we spoke with Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks  about what to expect from President Trump in the first 100 days, and...

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RJC Urges Swift Confirmation of Governor Haley

Washington D.C. (January 18, 2017) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks in support of Governor Nikki Haley’s nomination as Ambassador to the United Nations:

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PEW: Democrats are about as pro-Palestinian as pro-Israel

Washington D.C. (January 12, 2017) – According to a new study by Pew Research, pro-Israel Americans have abandoned the Democrat Party and have found a home with Republicans.

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Matt Brooks on Hugh Hewitt Show

RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks was a guest on Hugh Hewitt's nationally-syndicated radio show on January 11, 2017.

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Democrats Turn Their Backs on Israel

Washington D.C. (January 6, 2017) – Last night, House Republicans overwhelmingly voted in support of a resolution reaffirming the United States’ commitment to Israel after President Obama turned his back on our closest ally. In the past, a resolution like this would have sailed through with near unanimous support, but once...

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RJC Statement on H. Res. 11

Washington D.C. (January 5, 2017) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Statement on Secretary Kerry's Address

Washington D.C. (December 28, 2016) –– The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Statement on Today's Disgraceful Security Council Resolution Vote

Washington D.C. (December 23, 2016) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Statement on the Selection of David Friedman as United States Ambassador to Israel

Washington D.C. (December 15, 2016) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Statement on the Selection of General Mattis as Secretary of Defense

Washington D.C. (December 2, 2016) – Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from 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...