Updates

Resistance: Responding Boldly to the Election with Solidarity

December Newsletter | December 2, 2016

In the last three weeks, more than 65,000 people have joined with Bend the Arc Jewish Action to respond to the unprecedented wave of hatred unleashed by the election of Donald Trump. Thousands signed our open letter of solidarity from American Jews to other communities threatened by Trump’s presidency and thousands of Jews and Muslims signed our joint petition with the Muslim Public Affairs Council demanding that Stephen Bannon — a promoter of white nationalism and antisemitism — be fired.

There have been 900 documented incidents of harassment across the country aimed at Muslims, Jews, and people of color in just the few weeks since the election. Neo-Nazis openly celebrated in D.C. The President-elect has nominated cabinet members who openly discuss the restrictions of civil rights for minorities. It’s more important than ever before that we join our voices together to fight for an America of equality and justice for all.

Recap: the largest Jewish mobilization to stop Trump

Let My People GOTV | November 1, 2016

On October 30-31, something incredible happened in this election: hundreds of volunteers traveled with Bend the Arc Jewish Action to knock on more than 22,000 doors in key swing states to help turn out the voters Hillary Clinton needs to win this election.

The Final Push to Defeat Donald Trump

July/August Newsletter | August 31, 2016

Last summer, Donald Trump introduced his own brand of hate-based politics to the political mainstream. Bend the Arc Jewish Action has stood in opposition to Trump at every turn — decrying his divisive and dangerous rhetoric in the media, holding vigils across the country, and putting pressure on his Republican backers. Now it’s time to join together and finish the job to stop Donald Trump from reaching the White House.

LETTER: Bend the Arc Jewish Action, 3000 Faith Leaders Oppose July 12th House Hearing on Anti-LGBTQ First Amendment Defense Act

Letter to Representative Jason Chaffetz | July 6, 2016

Bend the Arc Jewish Action sent the letter below to Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz urging him to cancel the hearing. Previously, Bend the Arc led 3,000 faith leaders from across the country to sign a letter opposing the law.

Vigil Against Violence: Report Back

June 21, 2016

On June 21, in over 50 cities across the country, thousands of Jews acted with one voice to reject Donald Trump’s hateful agenda and say: We've Seen This Before. Read the rest of the report back from our day of action.

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