About Bend the Arc Jewish Action

Bend the Arc's political advocacy arm harnesses the collective energy, passion and talent of progressive American Jews to change policy in service of a more just and equal nation.

News Coverage

  • Forward: Donald Trump poses a particular challenge to most Jewish organizations. His message stands in stark contrast to their groups’s positions on immigration, race or welfare, but the organizations can’t call him out on it due to federal tax rules limiting not-for-profits’s political speech. Bend the Arc has the answer.
  • Forward: More than 40 Jewish Americans gathered in front of the Trump Tower in protest on Tuesday.
  • 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.
  • 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.