The RJC was highly critical of the Obama administration's policies. The group questioned Obama's relationship with Zbigniew Brzezinski, Samantha Power, and Chas Freeman, whom it believes to "possess strong anti-Israel biases that are well documented". The RJC has also attacked Hillary Clinton for having made remarks regarding the United States putting more pressure on Israel. These arguments received attention and were significantly challenged by the National Jewish Democratic Council.. wikipedia
During the 2008 election campaign, the RJC ran a series of advertisements in Jewish newspapers around the United States, mostly critical of Barack Obama and linking him to individuals such as Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, and Patrick Buchanan. Salon.com also claimed the RJC was participating in polling phone calls ("push polls") made to potential voters in Pennsylvania and Florida that reportedly asked negative questions about Obama.
News Analysis: Republican Jews Enter Fray over Platform Plank on Abortion
“We believe the unborn child has a fundamental right to life that cannot be infringed,” begins the Republican Party’s platform plank on abortion.
“We believe this language has no place in the party’s resume of ideas,” counters Susan Cullman in her argument to drop the language from the platform altogether.
The head of the Republican Coalition for Choice and a board member of the National Jewish Coalition, Cullman is one of many Republican Jews engaged in a self-described battle for the future of the Republican Party.
In less than three months, Republican activists will gather in San Diego for their nominating convention. But before Bob Dole is crowned as the party’s choice to face off against President Clinton, delegates will write the party’s platform.