The Republican Jewish Coalition is a conservative lobbyist group representing American Jewish Republicans. The organization, founded in 1985, focuses on an array of global policy, social, and civil rights issues. The RJC takes a supportive stance towards Israel.
Matthew Brooks has served as executive director of the Republican Jewish Coalition since 1990. His conservative political activism dates back to his college years, when he served as the state chairman of the Massachusetts College Republicans while at Brandeis University. He became political director of the RJC in 1988. In addition to his role as executive director of the RJC, he presently serves as the organization's spokesperson and as the director of the Jewish Policy Center, a conservative Jewish think tank that researches and publishes reports on public policy.