Updates

Join our rabbi to talk safety at protests and rallies (Monday)

August 24, 2017

This weekend, white supremacists and neo-Nazis are planning to rally in California in an attempt to demonstrate their power. This Monday, we’re hosting a call to come together as a Jewish community from across the country, bolster our moral courage, and receive training on safety and de-escalation.

Sunday in the Bay: Rally for justice & democracy

August 23, 2017

This weekend, white supremacists and neo-Nazis are planning to rally in the Bay Area in an attempt to demonstrate their power. We at Bend the Arc will participate in public events calling for justice, democracy, and inclusion. Meet up with Bend the Arc & Ben Stern, Holocaust survivor, to march to the Berkeley Rally Against Hate.

Hi neighbor, can you join the NJ launch of Turn Congress 180?

Bend the Arc Jewish Action | July 27, 2017

My name is Deana. I’ve lived in New Jersey nearly my whole life. When Bend the Arc asked for a leader to run a Turn Congress 180 campaign to hold Rep. Frelinghuysen accountable, I stepped up.

Accountability (n): The fact of being responsible for your decisions or actions

Bend the Arc Jewish Action | July 26, 2017

Every Senator who voted yesterday to proceed with debate on health care voted to destroy lives. We will not forget their cruelty. Jewish tradition teaches us that to save one life is to save an entire world. What, then, does it mean to strip life-saving care from tens of millions of people? And what does it mean to have no purpose for doing so, other than to score political points and enrich the wealthy?

10 things you need to know about money bail

Bend the Arc | July 19, 2017

The system of money bail in California is profoundly and profanely unjust, especially for poor people and communities of color. Our Jewish tradition calls on us to challenge injustice wherever it exists. That’s why we need your help to pass SB 10, a new bill to reform money bail in California. But first, here’s what you need to know about money bail.

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