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RJC Congratulates Mike Pompeo on His Appointment to be the Next Secretary of State

Washington D.C. (March 13, 2018) -- Today the Republican Jewish Coalition issued the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks, congratulating Mike Pompeo on his appointment to be the next Secretary of State:

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RJC Calls on Nancy Pelosi to Demand Congressman James Clyburn’s Resignation

Washington D.C. (March 9, 2018) -- Today the Republican Jewish Coalition issued the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Calls on Seven Farrakhan-connected Members of Congress to Resign

Ties to Anti-Semitic Leader Should Not Be Tolerated Washington D.C. (March 6, 2018) -- Today, in the wake of the news that seven members of Congress are connected to known anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan, the RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Seven long-serving Democrats have...

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RJC Statement on the Anti-Israel Remarks by PA-18 Candidate Conor Lamb

Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to a report that Democrat congressional candidate Conor Lamb, who is running in the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th district, accused the government of Israel of "terrorism" and of targeting Palestinian women and children during the Second...

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Jer. Post: The Troubling Partisan Divide on Israel

Monday, February 5, 2018By Norm Coleman and Matt Brooks A new Pew poll shows the sharp partisan divide in sympathies for Israel or the Palestinians, with Republican support for Israel soaring while Democrat support continues to wane.

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RJC: Kerry Colludes with Palestinians to Undermine Trump Peace Efforts

Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks on the news that John Kerry is trying to obstruct the Trump Administration’s efforts to facilitate an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, by encouraging PA President Mahmoud Abbas to reject the Trump Administration’s...

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Pew: Republican Support for Israel Soars as Democrat Support Wanes

Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2018) -- The Pew Research Center reported today that: “The partisan divide in Middle East sympathies, for Israel or the Palestinians, is now wider than at any point since 1978. Currently, 79% of Republicans say they sympathize more with Israel than the Palestinians, compared with...

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RJC National Chairman and Executive Director Statement on Chairman Ed Royce’s Announced Retirement

Washington D.C. (January 8, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released statements from National Chairman Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks tonight, to express the organization’s thanks and appreciation to Congressman Ed Royce on the announcement of his retirement at the end of his current term.

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RJC: GOP Leaders Speak Out about Anti-Regime Protests in Iran

Washington D.C. (January 3, 2018) -- Iran has seen a week of anti-government protests, in which more than 20 people have been killed and 450 arrested. The unrest began with small protests over economic issues in one city, but quickly expanded into mass protests across the country calling for political...

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Statement on UN Vote Against the U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem

Washington D.C. (December 22, 2017) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition condemned the vote in the UN General Assembly yesterday on a non-binding resolution declaring “null and void” the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move our embassy there.

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RJC Congratulates Mike Pompeo on His Appointment to be the Next Secretary of State

Washington D.C. (March 13, 2018) -- Today the Republican Jewish Coalition issued the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks, congratulating Mike Pompeo on his appointment to be the next Secretary of State:

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RJC Calls on Nancy Pelosi to Demand Congressman James Clyburn’s Resignation

Washington D.C. (March 9, 2018) -- Today the Republican Jewish Coalition issued the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:

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RJC Calls on Seven Farrakhan-connected Members of Congress to Resign

Ties to Anti-Semitic Leader Should Not Be Tolerated Washington D.C. (March 6, 2018) -- Today, in the wake of the news that seven members of Congress are connected to known anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan, the RJC released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks: Seven long-serving Democrats have...

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RJC Statement on the Anti-Israel Remarks by PA-18 Candidate Conor Lamb

Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to a report that Democrat congressional candidate Conor Lamb, who is running in the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th district, accused the government of Israel of "terrorism" and of targeting Palestinian women and children during the Second...

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Jer. Post: The Troubling Partisan Divide on Israel

Monday, February 5, 2018By Norm Coleman and Matt Brooks A new Pew poll shows the sharp partisan divide in sympathies for Israel or the Palestinians, with Republican support for Israel soaring while Democrat support continues to wane.

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RJC: Kerry Colludes with Palestinians to Undermine Trump Peace Efforts

Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks on the news that John Kerry is trying to obstruct the Trump Administration’s efforts to facilitate an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, by encouraging PA President Mahmoud Abbas to reject the Trump Administration’s...

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Pew: Republican Support for Israel Soars as Democrat Support Wanes

Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2018) -- The Pew Research Center reported today that: “The partisan divide in Middle East sympathies, for Israel or the Palestinians, is now wider than at any point since 1978. Currently, 79% of Republicans say they sympathize more with Israel than the Palestinians, compared with...

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RJC National Chairman and Executive Director Statement on Chairman Ed Royce’s Announced Retirement

Washington D.C. (January 8, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition released statements from National Chairman Norm Coleman and Executive Director Matt Brooks tonight, to express the organization’s thanks and appreciation to Congressman Ed Royce on the announcement of his retirement at the end of his current term.

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RJC: GOP Leaders Speak Out about Anti-Regime Protests in Iran

Washington D.C. (January 3, 2018) -- Iran has seen a week of anti-government protests, in which more than 20 people have been killed and 450 arrested. The unrest began with small protests over economic issues in one city, but quickly expanded into mass protests across the country calling for political...

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Statement on UN Vote Against the U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem

Washington D.C. (December 22, 2017) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition condemned the vote in the UN General Assembly yesterday on a non-binding resolution declaring “null and void” the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move our embassy there.