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RJC Demands Democrat New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Apologize for His Dangerous Tweet Against the Jewish Community

Washington D.C. -- Last night, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a tweet targeting all of the approximately 1.1 million Jews in New York City. The tweet was apparently in response to the gathering of some 1,000 Jews (0.09% of the Jewish population) for a funeral. This comes on the heels of a dangerous uptick in anti-Semitic attacks in New York City that de Blasio failed to address. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks issued the following statement:


Coronavirus Update: How to Contact the RJC

At the present time, all RJC staff are following government social distancing recommendations and are teleworking. Our DC headquarters and regional staff can be reached by phone (please leave a voicemail message and your call will be returned) or by email. Contact information for our offices can be found here.


RJC Statement on Las Vegas Conference

Washington D.C. -- In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, in consultation with the White House and our outside experts, we have regretfully decided to postpone the RJC Annual Meeting, which was to be held this week in Las Vegas.

 


RJC Victory Fund Releases Ad: "Insane"

Washington, D.C. -- The Republican Jewish Coalition Victory Fund, an affiliate of the Republican Jewish Coalition, released an ad that will be shown during tomorrow's Democratic debates. The ad will run in critical battleground states -- Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Arizona -- and will also run in Washington, DC.

 


RJC Responds to Sanders on Israel

Washington, D.C. -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded today to remarks by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) last night during a CNN town hall in Las Vegas.


JI: RJC withdraws support from House GOP members who voted against Holocaust education bill

By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

The Republican Jewish Coalition is withdrawing its support from four incumbent Republican House members after they voted against the bipartisan Never Again Education Act, legislation to authorize new funding to help schools teach students about the Holocaust and antisemitism.


RJC Strongly Endorses Trump Mideast Plan

Washington, D.C. -- The Republican Jewish Coalition strongly endorses the plan that President Donald Trump released today.

 


RJC Looks Forward to Announcement of Trump’s Peace Plan

Washington, D.C. -- The recent reports that we are days away from President Trump revealing his plan for Mideast peace is welcome news for the Israeli and Palestinian people, and for all those who have an interest in seeing peace come to the region. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement on the news:


RJC Statement on Killing of Qassem Soleimani

Washington, D.C. -- The Republican Jewish Coalition responded to the American operation that killed Qassem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s al-Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, head of the Al-Hashd Al-Sha'abi forces and the Kata'ib Hezbollah militia, in Iraq tonight.


RJC Strongly Applauds President Trump for Historic Executive Order Extending Title VI Protection to Jewish College Students

Washington, D.C. – The Republican Jewish Coalition thanks President Trump for extending the protections of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to Jewish students facing anti-Semitism on college campuses.