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RJC ACTION ALERT: Tell your Senators - Vote "NO" on Hagel

ACTION ALERTTO: RJC MembersFROM: RJC Legislative Affairs CommitteeSUBJ: Tell Your Senators: VOTE "NO" on HAGELPresident Obama has nominated former Senator Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense. The RJC strongly opposes this nomination because of Chuck Hagel's troubling record on Israel, Iran, and other issues.* 2013 is the critical year...

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Hagel Nomination Shows Obama's True Intentions with Israel

Choice is a blow to U.S.-Israel relations and Obama's relationship with Jewish communityRJC Urges Senate to Vote No on HagelWashington, D.C. (January 7, 2013) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition today expressed its strong opposition to President Obama's decision to name former Senator Chuck Hagel to be...

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RJC: Pew Poll Shows Large Ideological Gap in American Sympathies for Israel or the Palestinians

Conservative Republicans support Israel by 42 points more than liberal DemocratsWashington, D.C. (January 3, 2013) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) today noted a recent poll by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press that shows the continuing large gap in support for...

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RJC: Appointment of Hagel Would Be A "Slap in the Face" for Pro-Israel Americans

Hagel's Weak Record Cited by Both PartiesWashington, D.C. (December 14, 2012) --The Republican Jewish Coalition today announced its opposition to the potential appointment of former Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) as Secretary of Defense, citing a long list of actions Hagel has taken that raise alarms about his failure to support...

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Hagel nomination would be a gut check for pro-Obama Israel supporters

Wednesday, December 5, 2012By: Noah Silverman, RJC Congressional Affairs DirectorA report from Reuters has now confirmed what Foreign Policy's Josh Rogin had discovered last month - that President Obama is considering former Senator Chuck Hagel for a top national security post, likely Secretary of Defense.Rogin reported that Hagel...