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RJC Responds to Hagel Confirmation: Hagel Choice Sends Wrong Message to Our Allies and Adversaries

Washington, D.C. (February 26, 2013) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement about today's Senate vote on the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense:We are disappointed that Chuck Hagel's nomination won confirmation from the Senate. Respecting the President's prerogative to name his Cabinet members does...

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Hagel Reportedly Said US State Department Under the Control of Israel

RJC: Hagel must respond - before the Senate votesWashington, D.C. (February 14, 2013) -- The Washington Free Beacon reports that former Senator Chuck Hagel, President Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, allegedly said in a 2007 speech at Rutgers University that, "the [U.S] State Department is an adjunct to...

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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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RJC Mourns Passing of Ed Koch

Brooks: "He was a patriot and we will miss him."Washington, D.C. (February 1, 2013) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition notes with deep sadness the passing of former New York Mayor Ed Koch.RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said, "Mayor Koch was a passionate and principled leader and an outspoken defender of...

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Brooks: Hagel Likes Ike - For the Wrong Reason

Thursday, January 31, 2013By: RJC Executive Director Matthew BrooksIt turns out that Chuck Hagel is a great admirer of President Dwight Eisenhower. Unfortunately, what Hagel most likes about Ike was arguably Eisenhower's least admirable act--his bullying of Israel and his demarche to Britain and France, all in the service of...

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RJC Strongly Rebukes Belgium Ambassador's Reported Remarks Linking Israel, Anti-Semitism

Washington, D.C. (December 3, 2011) -- Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matthew Brooks released the following statement in reaction to the reported statement by U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman, that a “distinction should be made between traditional anti-Semitism, which should be condemned and Muslim hatred for Jews, which stems...