Today, President Donald Trump became the first US President to convene a meeting on religious freedom at the United Nations. He and Vice President Mike Pence addressed the meeting, and both made confronting anti-Semitism a central element of their remarks. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:
Following today’s stunning revelations by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, regarding Iran’s brazen violations of international agreements on nuclear weapons development, RJC National Chairman Senator Norm Coleman released the following statement:
The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly criticized Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for meeting with members of the Palestine Youth Movement (PYM), a radical anti-Israel organization that has condoned terrorist attacks against Israel and called for the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.
The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to the news that Special Assistant to the President Jason D. Greenblatt will soon step down from his position.
Israeli Law Bars Entry of BDS Supporters
Today it was officially announced that Israel will bar entry to Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, in accordance with Israeli law barring entry to supporters of the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction of Israel (BDS) movement. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks issued the following statement:
The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on a morning radio show that denigrated Jews and Israel. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said:
Recordings have recently surfaced of Democrat Elissa Slotkin (MI-8) saying that Republicans don’t care about Jews, they only care about getting money from Jewish donors. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:
Today the House of Representatives clearly and loudly rejected the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. Republicans voted nearly unanimously on this issue, while far too many Democrats voted in support of BDS. The Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement:
The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to remarks made by Special Assistant to the President Jason D. Greenblatt in an interview with PBS’s Judy Woodruff, on the Trump Administration’s efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
By David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner