RJC plays major role in Virginia race, raising hefty sum for Cockburn opponent

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.

RJC Impacted Republican Wins in Key Midterm Races

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.

Innovative Technology Drove Record-Breaking Results for RJC PAC 

Using innovative technology not deployed before by a Republican group, the RJC PAC this year raised nearly $750,000 for GOP candidates from Republican Jewish Coalition grassroots members.

The new platform, launched in July, allowed RJC small dollar members to donate to the RJC PAC and earmark contributions to specific candidates on the RJC PAC slate of 25 endorsees. The result was record-breaking support from Republican Jewish Coalition grassroots members to the RJC PAC and the endorsed candidates.

RJC Applauds Historic GOP Success in Senate; Proud of RJC Efforts in Key States

The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) congratulates the winning Republican candidates elected to the U.S. House and Senate, as well as those who won gubernatorial, state senate and state assembly elections. 

Trump's visit to Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue shows he is dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
By: RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman

President Trump’s visit Tuesday to the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh – where an anti-Semitic gunman murdered 11 Jews gathered in prayer Saturday – was an important gesture that symbolized national mourning and unity in the face of a horrific tragedy.

RJC Statement on the Horrific Violence in Pittsburgh

Today the RJC released the following statement from National Chairman, Senator Norm Coleman on the horrific news from Pittsburgh:

Republican Jewish Coalition Condemns Delgado's Anti-Israel Remarks

At a debate on October 22, Antonio Delgado questioned whether Israel is a democracy, saying, “Being pro-Israel and being pro-peace is critical, but I'm also pro-democracy, and as currently constructed, Israel is not a Jewish democracy. Those settlements make it so that it can't be.”

Chutzpah to accuse to Republicans of anti-Semitism

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
By: RJC National Chairman Norm Coleman and RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks, Washington Jewish Week 

In a recent op-ed, two leaders of the Jewish Democratic Council of America, Ron Klein and Dan Berger, accused Republicans of failing to oppose neo-Nazis who have run for office this year under a stolen GOP banner. That is a lie. National and state Republican parties — and the Republican Jewish Coalition — have forcefully rejected and renounced such candidates.

RJC: Cockburn Bashes Israel, Dines with Despots

RJC Running Major TV Ad Campaign

Washington, D.C. (October 14, 2018) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition is launching a major broadcast (1500 gross ratings points) and cable TV advertising campaign in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District. The $300,000 ad campaign in the Charlottesville and Roanoke markets begins tomorrow and runs through the end of October.

RJC Ends Monthlong, Million Dollar North Dakota Ad Campaign

"We see no need to return."


Washington, D.C. (October 11, 2018) -- The RJC has concluded its $1 million television and digital ad campaign in North Dakota and, given the dramatic shift in the race, it will not return.