Ami Magazine: Exclusive Interview with Matt Brooks; Executive Director of the Republican Jewish Coalition

By Jake Turx
Ami Magazine
April 10, 2019

For the majority of his adult life, Matt Brooks has been involved in a leadership role within the Republican Jewish Coalition, an organization that seeks to enhance ties between the Jewish community and the Republican Party. Although he’d been active since the 1980s, never had Matt and the RJC experienced as consequential a period than this past weekend, when their annual leadership meeting in Las Vegas featured a star-studded lineup, which included addresses by President Trump and Vice President Pence.

Once the dust settled, Ami spoke with Brooks about the experience.

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