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Are Jews Avoiding anti-Trump Activism Out of Fear, or Moral Failure?

Haaretz | November 22, 2017

Much of the Jewish community I love hasn’t yet found the courage to resist Trump openly. And too many U.S. Jewish groups, in hock to donors and unwilling to risk proximity to power and its privileges, are corrupting our values.

Groups see surge in activism since election

Washington Jewish Week | November 8, 2017

“The week after the election we saw 45,000 people join the organization in some fashion,” said Stosh Cotler, Bend the Arc’s CEO. “Over the course of the last year we’ve doubled in terms of people taking action.”

Women’s Convention in Detroit included a strong Jewish presence

The Jewish News | October 31, 2017

Stosh Cotler of Bend the Arc spoke about intersectionality — how each of us has a diversity of identities that affects how we see and are seen.

Bend the Arc ready to fight for Dreamers here

The Riverdale Press | October 27, 2017

American Jews in particular have a unique strategic role in standing against efforts to target immigrants, Muslims, women, people of color, the poor, and democracy itself.

Jewish activists target Zeldin

Newsday | October 10, 2017

The rally’s organizing group, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, demanded that Zeldin support and help pass a “clean Dream Act, with no attached funding for a senseless border wall or out-of-control immigration enforcement, to protect DACA beneficiaries immediately.”