In November 2012, Ilhan Omar tweeted out a comment about Israel’s 2012 self-defense operation against Hamas in Gaza, which had launched over 1000 rockets into Israel over the course of a few days. Omar wrote, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.” In an interview this week with PBS’s Christiane Amanpour, Omar defended her comment.
RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks responded, saying:
The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for appointing Robert Luck to the state Supreme Court.
Tonight RJC National Chairman Sen. Norm Coleman released the following statement:
The Republican Jewish Coalition applauds the introduction of the first Senate bill of the 116th Congress, the "Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019" (S.1). It was introduced yesterday by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Risch (R-ID), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4) compared President Trump to Adolph Hitler in a speech in Atlanta yesterday. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said today:
The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement celebrating the life of President George H.W. Bush:
The Republican Jewish Coalition reaffirms its support for the United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act (HR 5141/S. 2497) and strongly encourages the U.S. Senate to complete action on the bill during this year’s session.
The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Dr. Miriam Adelson on receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
By Jackson Richman
November 8, 2018
Anti-Israel Democratic congressional candidate Leslie Cockburn “galvanized the pro-Israel community to raise around $1 million for the [Denver] Riggleman campaign,” a source in the pro-Israel community told JNS.
The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement from Executive Director Matt Brooks:
"Republicans did well in a tough year, increasing their share in the Senate and holding Democrats to below-average gains in the House. The Republican Jewish Coalition engaged heavily in helping Republicans this cycle and saw good results in key races.