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RJC Announces Support For Rex Tillerson

Washington D.C. (January 23, 2017) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks in support of Rex Tillerson's nomination as Secretary of State:

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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 Announces Support For Rex Tillerson

Washington D.C. (January 23, 2017) – The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks in support of Rex Tillerson's nomination as Secretary of State:

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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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Coleman: Romney is more than a fair-weather friend of Israel

Monday, July 23, 2012 By: Norm ColemanAt the end of the month, Mitt Romney will visit Jerusalem. It has become a ritual of American politics for presidential candidates to pay a visit to Israel, but this is certainly not Romney’s first trip to Israel -- this will mark his fourth...

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Fleischer: The Latest News on Tax Fairness

Monday, July 23, 2012 By: Ari FleischerIf fairness in paying taxes means the amount you pay is based on the amount you make, then the only group in America paying at least a "fair share" is the top 20%—people who make more than $74,000. For everyone else, the tax code...

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Katsman: Big trouble for Obama

Friday, July 13, 2012By: Abe KatsmanLet’s take a short break from the back-and-forth arguments on the merits of whether to reelect President Barack Obama or to send him packing after one term. Instead, here’s a different take on how the election is shaping up based on some compelling history and demographic...

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Recognize Tragedy as Olympic History

Friday, July 13, 2012By: Sanford D. HornLike most Americans I look forward to the pageantry of the opening ceremonies of the 40th Summer Olympiad that will commence on Friday, July 27 in London – the parade of nations with their flags carried proudly by one of that country’s heroes as well...

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Rubinstein: The Imperial Obama Administration

Thursday, July 12, 2012By: Reed RubinsteinThe term “Imperial Presidency” became popular in the 1960s, and served as the title of a 1973 volume by historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. to describe the modern presidency of the United States. Schlesinger’s argument was that the Presidency and the Executive Branch had grown entirely...

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Jerusalem Post: 'Israelis saw Obama faults before US Jews'

Tuesday, July 10, 2012By: Gill Hoffman, Jerusalem Post Chief Political CorrespondentThe lack of support for US President Barack Obama from Jews in Israel acted as a harbinger for their counterparts in the United States, Republican Jewish Coalition executive director Matt Brooks and GOP strategist Ari Fleischer told The Jerusalem Post on a visit to...

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Goldman: Responding to claims about Pres. Obama and Israel

Monday, July 09, 2012By: Marc Goldman[Note: This was written in response to an op-ed that has made the rounds in email as well, which makes the argument that Pres. Obama is a strong friend of Israel.]Mark Vogel’s response regarding Obama’s support for Israel and where...

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Daily Herald: More suburban Jews turning to the Republican Party

Monday, July 09, 2012By: Kerry Lester (Chicago Daily Herald)Standing at a Skokie Holiday Inn before a table full of “Obama! Oy Vey!” buttons, Anita Ashe and Ellen Warsaw had a strikingly similar story to tell.The women, both Skokie residents, were born and raised in an environment where voting...

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Litch: Roberts’ Folly?

Tuesday, July 03, 2012 By: C. Scott LitchSome argue that Chief Justice Roberts was a genius for putting health care reform back into the political area, recasting the individual mandate as only viable under the taxing power vs. the commerce clause, and keeping the academic and media elite from carping...

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Medoff: Benzion Netanyahu’s role in U.S. politics

Thursday, May 03, 2012 By: Rafael MedoffBenzion Netanyahu -- historian, one-time political activist and father of Israel's prime minister -- died Monday in Jerusalem at 102. An accomplished scholar and the patriarch of one of Israel's most important political families, he also played a surprising and little-known role in American...