About Bend the Arc Jewish Action

Inspired by Jewish values and a steadfast belief that American Jews, regardless of religious or institutional affiliations, are compelled to create justice and opportunity for all Americans, Bend the Arc — the nation’s leading progressive Jewish voice solely dedicated to mobilizing Jewish Americans to advocate for the nation’s most vulnerable — has launched Bend the Arc Jewish Action and Bend the Arc Jewish Action PAC.

News Coverage

  • JWeekly: Donald Trump’s rhetoric was targeted in three Bay Area “Vigil Against Violence” events, with one speaker comparing the presumptive Republican presidential candidate to Haman.
  • Forward: More than 40 Jewish Americans gathered in front of the Trump Tower in protest on Tuesday.
  • Jewish Journal - Los Angeles: The heat wave had broken by the time Pastor Cue Jn-marie stood up June 21 at the auditorium of Pan Pacific Park in the Fairfax District before a mostly-Jewish audience of about 40. But as he spoke, his anger seemed to boil over.
  • Time: As Donald Trump met with hundreds of evangelical leaders inside the Marriott Marquis in New York City, dozens of faith leaders from different religions gathered outside to protest what they saw as bigotry and fear-mongering.
  • Jewish Journal: Hundreds of Jewish activists, led by Bend the Arc Jewish Action, a Jewish social justice organization, gathered in vigils in cities across the nation as part of a national day of action against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric.
  • Pix 11: A Jewish action group plans to host a national day of action Tuesday in protest of Donald Trump, the same day the GOP presidential candidate plans to visit Manhattan.
  • Newsweek: U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-Va.) unveiled a bill Wednesday that would ban religious discrimination in the context of immigration.
  • Religion News Service: (RNS) On the anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., dozens of faith leaders are calling for the U.S. presidential candidates to include a “living wage” for low-income workers in their political agendas.
  • JTA: Three Jewish groups expressed outrage and concern about Donald Trump’s claim that he would create a database to track all American Muslims if he were elected president.