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Jewish Support for Obama Drops

Washington, DC -  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 percent.


American People Must Weigh In

Corker-Graham-Menendez Bill Must Be Passed

Washington, DC - Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition released the following statement regarding an "agreement on parameters" from the P5+1 Iranian nuclear talks.


Obama Can't Ignore Human Rights Abuses in Iran

Thursday, April 2, 2015 
By: Gregory T. Angelo and Matthew Brooks

Last week, President Obama hailed the Persian New Year (“Nowruz”) as an opportunity to solicit Iranian support for his nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic. In a video message subtitled in Farsi, Obama urged the people of Iran to “speak up for the future we seek.”

This mention of free speech to an Iranian audience—a population that enjoys none—underlines the stunning degree of delusion underpinning this administration’s attempt to negotiate with Iran.


Democratic Jews have a home with Republicans

Monday, March 30, 2015 
By: Matthew Brooks, RJC Executive Director

I lead a partisan organization concerned with getting more Jewish Americans to vote for Republicans. My job is inherently political, but recently I have been shocked at how Israel, once a bipartisan issue, has become so very partisan.


What Is The White House Waiting For?

Obama's incredible breach of protocol increases tensions

Washington, DC - In an incredible violation of protocol, President Obama has yet to call and congratulate Prime Minister Netanyahu on his party's victory Tuesday night.  It has been two days since our greatest ally in the Middle East concluded its successful elections and our President still has not called.


RJC Congratulates Israel on Successful Elections

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


Sestak Is Wrong

Retread Sestak (D-PA) continues antagonizing Israel

Washington, D.C. - 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 that we have destroyed Iranian centrifuges and accused the Prime Minister of trying to pressure America into going to war with Iran for Israel's sake.


RJC Supports Corker-Menendez-Graham

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


RJC Statement on Netanyahu Speech

Washington, DC - 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:


RJC Releases Second Ad Supporting Netanyahu Speech

Washington, DC - 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 website, www.standuptoiran.com, has been created to collect signatures online from those who support the Prime Minister.