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  • Lindsey Graham: Let me drop a

    12/03/2015 6:54:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 3, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via the Blaze, someone on Twitter described this as Graham’s YOLO moment. This speech, to the Republican Jewish Coalition, was supposed to be about foreign policy but Cruz went on before him and I guess Grahamnesty had finally had his fill of the “bold colors, not pale pastels” pitch. He got into the race expecting to be hawkish artillery against the offensive from Rand Paul and libertarians. That offensive never happened and he’s been floating through the campaign ever since, sporadically attacking Trump, sometimes grumbling about Cruz, mostly complaining that no matter what we’re doing to damage our international enemies,...
  • Ouch: Watch Ted Cruz Perfectly Reveal Who Obama Is With Two Words

    12/03/2015 12:28:12 PM PST · by Isara · 37 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | December 3, 2015 | B. Christopher Agee
    "Why deny it?" Asked during a presidential forum on Thursday to address critics who point out that he is, like Barack Obama, a first term U.S. senator with no foreign policy experience, Ted Cruz explained that he could do so in two ways.The rising GOP primary candidate first noted that he finds it odd when reporters bring up his supposed similarity to Obama as though it is a negative. "When the media asks, 'Gosh, aren't you like Barack Obama?' My reaction to reports is, 'I thought you thought that was a good thing,'" he said. "Last I checked he won...
  • FULL SPEECH: Donald Trump Addresses Republican Jewish Coalition RJC Forum 12/3/2015

    12/03/2015 11:28:35 AM PST · by EveningStar · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 3, 2015 | Uploaded by YouHotNews
    GOP Presidential candidate frontrunner Donald Trump speaks at Republican Jewish Coalition Forum December 3, 2015
  • Ted Cruz says he fears California shooting may be Islamic terrorism

    12/03/2015 10:09:22 AM PST · by Isara · 14 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | December 3, 2015 | Julie Bykowicz and Steve Peoples
    GOP presidential hopeful tells Jewish activists Wednesday attack, in which 14 killed, underscores 'we are at a time of war' WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz opened a meeting of Jewish activists on Thursday with a moment of silence for the California shooting victims and said he was worried that the attack was an act of “Islamic terrorism.” “All of us are deeply concerned that this is yet another manifestation of terrorism, radical Islamic terrorism here at home,” the Texas senator told the meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Investigators have not yet identified a specific motive for...
  • Ted Cruz 'Concerned' Calif. Shooting a 'Manifestation of Terrorism' (Video)

    12/03/2015 8:03:07 AM PST · by Isara · 5 replies
    NBC News ^ | Thu, Dec 03
    2016 GOP candidate Ted Cruz speaks Thursday in Washington, D.C., at the Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Forum. Watch the video at the link.
  • Jewish [Republican] Group Demands Obama Stop Demonizing Jews

    08/03/2015 11:27:04 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | August 3rd, 2015 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    RJC Demands Obama stop demonizing Jews for opposing the Iran deal. Last week President Obama held a conference call with interested Americans, seeking to directly sell them on the nuclear deal the U.S. and its P5+1 partners made with Iran. Many Jews who listened on the call were taken aback by what they heard as coded anti-Semitic language being used by the President to attack those who are critical of the deal. On Friday, the Republican Jewish Coalition issued a statement demanding that Obama stop demonizing the critics of the Iran deal with code words for Jews. Matt Brooks, the...
  • RJC Presents: "Perilous Times" (2012 flashback)

    07/18/2015 11:13:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sep 27, 2012 | RJCHQ
    The Republican Jewish Coalition presents "Perilous Times," a mini-documentary in which Israeli experts and everyday citizens candidly discuss their concerns about the U.S.-Israel relationship under Pres. Obama.
  • Presidential candidate Cruz, others speak at Adelson Primary in Vegas

    04/26/2015 4:39:38 PM PDT · by Isara · 21 replies
    Las Vegas Review Journal ^ | April 25, 2015 | Laura Myers
    Sadly, the America alliance with Israel has never been more imperiled than it is today, the U.S. senator from Texas said, speaking before the spring meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition. ---- The gathering is known as the Sheldon Adelson primary because of the role he plays in boosting GOP candidates. In 2012, Adelson donated more than $100 million to Republican candidates, including Newt Gingrich before he dropped out of the White House race and Mitt Romney, the eventual GOP presidential nominee. Cruz appeared to excite the crowd more than the other speakers. He noted that he called for Secretary...
  • RJC: Dangerous Escalation in Obama Hostility Toward Israel

    10/28/2014 5:58:02 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 16 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | October 28, 2014 | Israel News Agency Staff
    By Israel News Agency StaffWashington, D.C. October 28, 2014 The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) responded to several troubling expressions of hostility toward Israel coming from the Obama administration in recent days. These included a snub towards Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon. The White House denied him meetings with Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice. Jeffrey Goldberg, diplomatic correspondent for The Atlantic, reported today that he recently spoke to a senior Obama administration official about, the foreign leader who seems to frustrate the White House and the State Department the...
  • Republican Jewish Coalition Blasts Kerry for Blaming Israel

    04/08/2014 8:36:40 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    INN ^ | 4/9/2014, 6:12 AM | Elad Benari
    The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) strongly on Tuesday criticized U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for placing the bulk of the blame on Israel for the stalled peace talks with the Palestinian Authority (PA). Kerry, who spoke before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said, Israel didn't release the Palestinian prisoners on the day they were supposed to be freed, and another day passed, and another day, and then another 700 settlement units were announced in Jerusalem, and poofthat was sort of the moment. In response, RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks said, After almost nine months of negotiations, during which Israel...
  • Sheldon Adelson: I Stand With President Obama on Bombing Syria (Gingrich/GOP Donor)

    09/05/2013 12:35:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | Sep. 4, 2013 | Andy Kroll
    The debate over whether to bomb Syrian military facilities and weapons installations is creating some strange bedfellows. Among them: President Obama and Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson. On Tuesday, the Republican Jewish Coalition, which counts Adelson as a donor and a board member, told its members to urge Congress to authorize a strike in Syria. A spokesman for Adelson, a top backer of pro-Israel causes, told Bloomberg News that the gambling mogul supported the coalition's positionand thus Obama'son Syria. Obama and Adelson are far from ideological allies. Adelson reportedly spent upwards of $150 million, in disclosed and dark money,...
  • RJC: Hagel Appointment Would Be 'Slap in the Face' to Israel

    12/16/2012 8:18:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    INN ^ | 12/16/12 | Rachel Hirshfeld
    The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) announced its opposition to the potential appointment of former Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) as Secretary of Defense, citing a long list of actions Hagel has taken that raise alarms about his failure to support Israel. Hagel is said to be the leading contender to replace Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, who is expected to step down early next year. The RJC outlined a number of instances highlighting Hagels anti-Israel record: In August 2006, Hagel was one of only 12 Senators who refused to write the EU asking them to declare Hizbullah a terrorist organization; In October...
  • Allen West to Obama:'Take your traveling roadshow somewhere else'

    09/10/2012 5:14:20 AM PDT · by T.O.K. · 11 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | September 10, 2012 | Michele Kirk
    The Republican Jewish Coalition hosted some of the top names in Florida Republican politics Sunday night and the speakers did not disappoint. U.S. Congressman Allen West was the first in the line up and particularly bold, expressing his thoughts toward the Obama administration in front of several hundred of his biggest fans.
  • Shorter vile Pelosi: Republican Jews dont support Israel, they just want tax breaks

    07/30/2012 4:52:45 PM PDT · by republicangel · 26 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | July 30, 2012 | Twitchy Staff
    RB@RBPundit Nancy Pelosi thinks Republican Jews are only in it for the money. WOW. #tcot #p2 30 Jul 12 Reply Retweet Favorite No, really. She disgustingly said that. Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi claims that Republican Jews are being exploited, and they dont really care about Israel. What do they care about? Only tax breaks.
  • Pelosi: Republican Jews 'Being Exploited'

    07/28/2012 8:34:41 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 56 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 7-28-2012 | Daniel Halper
    July 28, 2012Pelosi: Republican Jews 'Being Exploited' Daniel Halper In an interview, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi said that she believes Republican Jews are "being exploited," but she was sure to add, "And they're smart people." Pelosi made the comments in response to whether Jewish voters would support President Barack Obama in the presidential election later this year. "I think [Obama] will" win the Jewish vote, Pelosi said, when pressed on the subject. "I think that he will, because the fact is when the facts get out. You know, as many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse,...
  • Jewish Group Releases Powerful Anti-Obama Ad

    07/27/2012 5:26:27 PM PDT · by GiovannaNicoletta · 32 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 27, 2012 | Posted by Jim Hoft
    I was a big Obama supporter. I had a fundraiser in my home, gave money to his campaign. I really believed in him and believed in what he stood for. When he gave the speech about the 67 borders, it was nothing that had come up in his campaign originally. That really changed my mind about him. When he had the prime minister of Israel, [Benjamin] Netanyahu, to the White Househe was disrespectful to him to the point that Id never seen. Disillusioned Obama voter Michael Goldstein, in an ad by the Republican Jewish Coalition In his second term...
  • An anti-Obama ad, featuring a Jewish Democrat

    07/27/2012 5:00:43 AM PDT · by Bulwinkle · 19 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 7/27/2012 | Glenn Kessler
    The Republican Jewish Coalition is launching a $6.5 million campaign to convince Jewish voters among the most loyal segments of the Democratic coalition that it is okay to vote against President Obama because of his stand on Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian issue. The campaign is aimed at key Jewish areas in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida, where the RNC hopes to swing just enough votes to tip those states in Mitt Romneys electoral vote column....>> The Bottom Line This particular ad is very effective because Goldstein appears to be talking from his heart. He had shaken Obamas hand in...
  • More suburban Jews turning to the Republican Party

    07/08/2012 10:49:17 AM PDT · by Nachum · 119 replies
    Daily Herald ^ | 7/8/12 | Kerry Lester
    Standing at a Skokie Holiday Inn before a table full of Obama! Oy Vey! buttons, Anita Ashe and Ellen Warsaw had a strikingly similar story to tell. The women, both Skokie residents, were born and raised in an environment where voting Democratic was as natural for their families as the Friday Shabbat dinners that were a regular part of their Jewish faith. Despite that political history, Ashe in recent years has found herself attending events sponsored by he Chicago Chapter of the Republican Jewish Coalition after becoming more and more conservative as I read more and get perspectives on the...
  • Jewish leaders Democratic bias an outrage in wake of DNC email flap

    07/05/2012 10:29:03 AM PDT · by SmileRight · 21 replies
    BIZPACReview.com ^ | 7/5/2012 | Alan Bergstein
    Its no great secret that the leaders of local Jewish organizations are Democrats and fervent supporters of the party. There has been so much controversy over this relationship recently that the only way to clear the air would be to urge Jewish leaders to publicly declare their political affiliations. Then their congregations and organizational members would at least have a better idea of what's motivating these leaders sermons or organizational policies. Many members of synagogues and Jewish groups assume that their leaders are politically neutral and have only the interests of Israel and Jews at the top of their agendas....
  • TRANSCRIPT: Remarks By Rick Perry At Republican Jewish Coalition Forum

    12/07/2011 7:57:02 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 36 replies · 1+ views
    The Yeshiva World News ^ | 12-7-2011 | Rick Perry
    TRANSCRIPT: Remarks By Rick Perry At Republican Jewish Coalition Forum Wednesday December 7,2011 Thank you Cheryl. It is an honor to be with you today and to share my thoughts on faith, foreign policy and the free State of Israel. It is great to see so many friends with the Republican Jewish Coalitionincluding two vital supporters, Dr. Jeffrey Feingold and Kirk Blalock. As we gather today, I am struck by the coincidence that two of the American citizens being unlawfully detained abroad today are Jewish: Alan Gross in Cuba, and Warren Weinstein by al Qaida in Pakistan. In both cases...