The first lawmaker to speak at a closed-door Capitol Hill confab convened by the Republican Jewish Coalition’s women’s affiliate was, naturally enough, a woman. So was the second.
We hear a lot of rhetoric about putting country above politics, but the Republican Jewish Coalition comes through this week with a robust endorsement of President Obama’s call for congressional backing for a Syria strike.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul had a reconciliatory meeting with the Republican Jewish Coalition in his latest bid to forge ties with the pro-Israel community.
Governor Scott Walker is a right-wing conservative. He stands staunchly against a woman’s right to choose and has limited women’s access to affordable and essential health services.
Jennifer Rubin at the Washington Post berates AIPAC for what she calls its “fawning” remembrance of Frank Lautenberg, the longtime New Jersey senator who died yesterday:
A report commissioned by the Republican National Committee on how to reverse the party's fortunes cited the Republican Jewish Coalition as a group worth emulating.
The expected nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary has sparked an outcry from segments of the pro-Israel community.
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The Republican Jewish Coalition called on all Americans to "come together to craft real solutions to the very serious problems our country faces today" after President Obama won re-election.
The Republican Jewish Coalition launched a $5 million television advertising campaign aimed at Jewish voters in swing states.
The battle for the Jewish vote is in full swing, with Democrats and Republicans deploying their most stentorian spokespersons.
John Burton, the chairman of the Democratic Party in California, apologized to those who took offense at his remarks comparing Republican statements to Nazi propaganda.
Jewish Democrats slammed Republicans for planning a tribute to Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) at the Republican convention.
Partisan Jewish groups focused on Paul Ryan's leading role in the budget stand-off in assessing Mitt Romney's pick as running mate.
Israeli-American voters can make a difference in the upcoming presidential election, Ari Fleischer told Anglo-Israelis at the start of the Republican Jewish Coalition's voter drive in Israel.
The Republican Jewish Coalition is sending two of its top officials to Israel to rally for expatriate votes.
Iran’s nuclear program appears to be racing ahead. The Middle East peace process is in shambles. And a series of recent flare-ups have highlighted ongoing tensions between the Obama administration and elements of the pro-Israel community.
Appearing with five fellow candidates at a Republican Jewish Coalition forum, Newt Gingrich called for “a dramatically rethought strategy for the Middle East.”
The TV cameras at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s ballroom on the evening of June 12 were there to cover a foreign policy speech by Newt Gingrich, but during the cocktail hour, all eyes at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s (RJC) Summer Bash were on Andrew Breitbart. While Gingrich was mingling privately with big RJC donors, Breitbart, the self-described “biased journalist” who broke the still-brewing Anthony Weiner sexting scandal, was working the main room, drinking in adulation from fans who had paid a mere $250 to attend.
The Republican Jewish Coalition expressed its concern about reports that Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is planning a third bid for the GOP presidential nomination. "As Americans who are committed to a strong and vigorous foreign policy, we are deeply concerned about the prospective presidential campaign of Congressman Ron Paul," said a statement Thursday from RJC director Matt Brooks. "While Rep. Paul plans to run as a Republican, his views and past record place him far outside of the Republican mainstream."
" . . . It is time for the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) to drop the "Jewish" part of their name . . . "
Because of Nevada's role as a swing state, many Jews on both sides of the ticket in surrounding states are flocking to Las Vegas to help stump for their cause, including Democrats from the blue state of California and Republicans from the red state of Arizona, McCain's home state.
Barack Obama's campaign has decided advisers and representatives of the Democratic nominee for president will no longer debate officials from the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC).
A campaign by a new dovish pro-Israel group to get Jewish newspapers not to run Republican Jewish Coalition attack ads has raised questions about what's kosher and what isn't this political season.
She says Obama, he calls her a 'yenta.' It's an 'only in America' battle of the YouTube videos
The Republican Jewish Coalition has admitted it sponsored a negative poll about Barack Obama.
Jim Perry, a 22-year-old Libertarian, made a name for himself in college when, shortly after moving to New Hampshire to live free or die, he strapped a gun to his side and marched into a local Borders book store and proceeded to rip up a copy of his Massachusetts income tax return.
That sort of fighting spirit is a job requirement in his new post: executive director of the group "Jews for Ron Paul."
Each of the leading GOP presidential candidates to some degree has run away from the Bush legacy. But this week they made their case before one of the president's most loyal constituencies: Republican Jews.
Having now completed my unsuccessful world tour of bars, parties and weddings, I'm looking for new ways to meet new men.
Even with Republican sponsors and a largely Republican audience, the panelists at a recent discussion on Steven Spielberg's "Munich" covered most of the spectrum from left to right.
George W. Bush wasn't the only Republican to win big on election night. Larry Greenfield, director of the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) of Southern California, also fared quite well.
Surrounded by a crowd of 250 Jewish Republicans partying at Beverly Hills' Level One club, a beaming Greenfield looked more like a giddy teenager than a 42-year-old man in a dark suit. As news of the Republican triumphs came in, RJC members hugged and high-fived Greenfield, who has become the public face of Southern California's Jewish Republicans.
"It used to be in California that we were afraid to speak out in a roomful of Jews, but now we're standing up and speaking up," said a jubilant Bruce Bialosky, who chairs the Southern California chapter of the Republican Jewish Coalition. "Why, even the rabbis are changing their sermons."
Bialosky talked on his cell phone above the din at Arnold Schwarzenegger's victory party, minutes after Democratic Gov. Gray Davis had conceded his loss in the recall election, and the Republican movie star was chosen as his successor.
"This is akin to the Reagan revolution and we're going to make big inroads into the Democratic hold on Jewish voters," proclaimed attorney Sheldon Sloan, one of Schwarzenegger's earliest Jewish backers.
The optimistic outlook of the two Republican stalwarts was not shared by Democrats. Most political analysts did not foresee a basic change in the state's political culture.