Republican Jewish Coalition

At Jewish Republicans Forum, Cheney Hits Party’s Isolationists

04/03/2014

WASHINGTON  — Dick Cheney told Republican Jews that he was concerned about isolationism in the party.

Sheldon Adelson Holds Court At Republican Jewish Convention

In Vegas, GOP Jews focus on Israel, while contenders focus on big giver and casino mogul.

04/01/2014
JTA

Las Vegas — The GOP Jewish faithful descended in force on Sin City, turning out in record numbers and striking a feisty, combative tone at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual conference.

Gov. Chris Christie speaking in Las Vegas last weekend before the Republican Jewish Coalition. Getty Images

N.J.’s Christie Apologizes To Adelson Over ‘Occupied Territories’ Reference

03/30/2014

LAS VEGAS — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reportedly apologized to casino magnate Sheldon Adelson for referring to the “occupied territories” in a speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition.

GOP Study Sees Jewish Group As Role Model For Engaging Youth

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.

"One outside group that has been particularly successful at engaging its community and increasing its Republican support is the Republican Jewish Coalition," said the "Growth and Opportunity Project" report unveiled Monday. "We should incorporate some of its tactics in our efforts."

More Bad News For Mitt

In the wake of the Republican presidential candidate’s widely criticized remarks that the 47 percent of Americans who back President Obama are “dependent on government” and don’t pay income tax comes an ominous survey from the American Jewish Commitee.

According to an AJC poll, 69 percent of Florida's Jewish voters favor Barack Obama over Mitt Romney. Getty Images.

RJC Launches TV Spots In Swing States

09/19/2012

 The Republican Jewish Coalition launched a $5 million television advertising campaign aimed at Jewish voters in Florida, Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania. It began Wednesday and runs through Nov. 5 in cable and broadcast TV markets with sizable Jewish populations. The first spot is a shortened version of one of the group’s “buyer’s remorse” videos, which featured disillusioned Obama voters.

Democrats Restore Jerusalem Language To Platform After Outcry

09/04/2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- After a firestorm of protest from Jewish delegates and Jewish elected officials, the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday voted to amend the party platform to include a provision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Marc Stanley, chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council, said that he learned that the delegates had approved the platform by affirmation shortly after 6 pm after long day in which changes to the platform occupied much of the press coverage of the convention here and caused discord within the party.

White House Chief Of Staff Jack Lew got an earful from Jewish delegates about the change to the Democrat party platform.

A Jewish Guide To The Party Conventions

Expect pro-Israel talk at both, but a different tone on economy and social issues.

08/21/2012

Washington — Get set for a political double feature with much of the same plot, but with different outcomes for the issues that tend to preoccupy Jewish voters.

The same key words and themes will bounce around Jewish events at next week’s Republican convention in Tampa, Fla., and at the Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C., the next week: “pro-Israel,” “marriage,” “Jewish vote” and “abortion.”

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the DNC chair, left, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will play major roles in Tampa.

Obama Gay Marriage Nod Praised By Many Jewish Groups

05/10/2012

 

A number of Jewish groups praised President Obama's endorsement of gay marriage, and an Orthodox group said it was "disappointed."

"History will regard his affirmation of this core right for the LGBT community as a key moment in the advance of civil rights in America," the Reform movement's Religious Action Center said in a statement Wednesday. "While the President has long publicly supported civil unions, these are distinct from full marriage rights."

Jews that Count, And the Rest of Us

How the 2012 Election Will Revolve Around a Selective Group of Voters

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