News & Updates

Donald Trump Scares New Hampshire Jews - and Bernie Sanders Disappoints

The Jewish Daily Forward | February 3, 2016

They abhor Donald Trump, by and large, as a demagogue. And as primary day nears, many feel conflicted in sorting out their feelings about Bernie Sanders’s single-minded assault on widespread inequality, and Hillary Clinton’s record on a wider range of issues that have drawn their support.

Jewish groups thump Trump’s call to block Muslims entering U.S.

J Weekly | December 10, 2015

Jewish groups blasted a call by Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump to deny all Muslims entry to the United States.

Jewish groups slam Trump’s call for a database of US Muslims

JTA | November 20, 2015

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.

The 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act Will Not Go Unremembered

July Newsletter | July 29, 2015

The first presidential debate is on the anniversary of this landmark civil rights law. We’re making the connection and calling on Fox News to ask the candidates about voting rights.  

More than 3,000 Faith Leaders Urge Members of Congress to Oppose the First Amendment Defense Act

July 21, 2015

Today, more than 3,000 clergy members and faith leaders wrote to members of Congress in opposition to the First Amendment Defense Act. The letter, organized by Bend the Arc in partnership with Auburn Seminary, notes that this legislation “does not respect the spirit of religious liberty—nor does it reflect fundamental values of treating all people with fairness and equality.”