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Zeldin: Iran is Playing Our President Like a String Quartet

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 By: Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt, Haaretz “Iran is not negotiating in good faith, and they smell American weakness,” the New York congressman warned in Congress several weeks ago. “Our enemies do not respect weakness, they only respect strength. But today...I challenge our president... to bring the Iranian government to...

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Obama Cannot Rewrite History

One Speech Will Not Change This Washington, DC (May 22, 2015) - Today the Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement after President Barack Obama's speech at the Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C.

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RJC Statement on Corker-Cardin Bill

Washington, DC (May 7, 2015) -- Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement on the Corker-Cardin bill that passed through the Senate.

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RJC relaunches Arizona chapter

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 By: Leisah Woldoff The Arizona chapter of the Republican Jewish Coalition has relaunched under new leadership.

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Washington Examiner: Socially liberal Jews go Republican over Israel

Monday, April 4, 2015 By: David M. Drucker The premier organization for politically active Jewish Republicans has grown considerably as new members set aside their opposition to the GOP's conservative social agenda to make a statement on Israel.

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Zeldin: Why More American Jews Are Voting Republican

Wednesday, April 28, 2015 By: Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY-1) America has good allies all around the world, but there is no greater ally than Israel, a beacon of democracy, freedom and liberty in a part of the world filled with darkness. However, the Obama administration continues to create more and more...

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Washington Examiner: Pushed by Obama's Iran policy, Republican Jews activate

Thursday, April 23, 2015 By: David M. Drucker LAS VEGAS — For some American Jews, the time has come to put their chips on the table and show their cards. Jewish Republican activists descend upon the nation's gambling mecca Thursday for the Republican Jewish Coalition's spring meeting, a gathering that has become...

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Washington Post: Republican Jewish Coalition says it sees fundraising boom

Thursday, April 23, 2015 By: Matea Gold Tension between the Obama administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fueled a fundraising bonanza for a conservative advocacy group that serves as an influential hub of wealthy Jewish donors on the right.

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Where Does Hillary Stand?

Does '15 Hillary agree with '07 Hillary on Corker-Menendez? Washington, D.C. (April 14, 2015) - Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the Corker-Menendez Iran bill with bipartisan support, clearing the way for the legislation to be brought to the Senate floor for a vote. In light...

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Jewish Support for Obama Drops

Washington, DC (April 13, 2015) -  A new Gallup poll shows that American Jews support for President Obama is trending in the wrong direction. Gallup notes that "[there is an] average 13-point gap" between how Jewish Americans and Americans overall view the President. Today that gap has narrowed to eight...

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RJC Congratulates Israel on Successful Elections

Washington, DC (March 18, 2015) - Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement on Benjamin Netanyahu's substantial win in the Israeli elections last night.

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Sestak Is Wrong

Retread Sestak (D-PA) continues antagonizing Israel Washington, D.C. (March 12, 2015) - On Tuesday, retread Senate candidate Joe Sestak (D-PA) gave an incredibly naive radio interview to Ed Schultz about Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to Congress, Iran's nuclear program, and American-Israeli relations. In the interview, Sestak claimed...

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RJC Supports Corker-Menendez-Graham

Washington, DC (March 4, 2015) - Today the Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement in support of the Corker-Menendez-Graham Senate bill. 

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RJC Statement on Netanyahu Speech

Washington, DC (March 3, 2015) - Today the Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint meeting of Congress:

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RJC Releases Second Ad Supporting Netanyahu Speech

Washington, DC (March 2, 2015) - Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition released the second full-page ad in the New York Times in advance of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress. The RJC has also launched an online campaign to complement the two New York Times ads. A...

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RJC Launches Ad Campaign for Netanyahu Speech

Washington, DC (February 27, 2015) - The Republican Jewish Coalition announced today that it will launch two full-page ads in the New York Times in advance of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress. A complementary online video ad campaign will be launched on YouTube and Facebook. The ads...

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GOP Support for Israel Increases

Less Than Majority of Democrats Support Israel Washington, DC (February 23, 2015) - A new Gallup poll asked Americans who they sympathize with more, Israelis or Palestinians. The results of this poll continue to show a growing 'Israel gap' between Republicans and Democrats. The poll shows that GOP support...

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Stand with Bibi: Sign Our Petition!

The RJC supports Speaker Boehner's invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of Congress on March 3. Show that you stand with Speaker Boehner and PM Netanyahu by signing our petition today!

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RJC Calls on Obama Administration to Amend AUMF

Washington, D.C. (February 12, 2015) - Today the Republican Jewish Coalition joined Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) in calling on the Obama administration to amend the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that was sent to Congress. The AUMF shockingly omits naming Jews as an ethnic group specifically threatened by ISIS....

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Obama Administration Denial: White House and State Department Deny Anti-Semitic Nature of Paris Attacks

Washington, D.C. (February 10, 2015) - Over the past two days the Obama administration has shockingly denied the anti-Semitic nature of the attack on a kosher grocery in Paris last month.