News & Updates

Five reasons the High Holidays are a chance to stand with immigrants

September 19, 2017

As we enter the high holy days, the call is for the Jewish community in New York to protect immigrants and support the Liberty Act. Here's why.

VIDEO: Jews and allies blast the shofar to wake up Rep. John Faso in NY

September 18, 2017

On September 18th, Jews and allies in the Hudson Valley called on Congressman John Faso to wake up and take action against white supremacy. Through local powerful action, Bend the Arc supporters around the country demanding their Representative choose a side.

Muslim group honors Jews for empowering Muslims

JTA | September 14, 2017

In recognizing Cotler, the Muslim Public Affairs Council noted among other factors the petition co-organized last year by the two groups against President Donald Trump’s “deeply troubling appointment of Stephen Bannon” as his top strategic adviser.

Faso urged to take action against white nationalism, anti-Semitism

Poughkeepsie Journal | September 12, 2017

As the High Holidays approach, the Jewish community’s message to Rep. Faso is clear: You must choose a side. Will you passively align yourself with President Trump and his white supremacist allies, or will you take action against hatred and bigotry?

Jews Mobilize To Defend Dreamers After Trump Ends DACA

Forward | September 6, 2017

Bend the Arc claimed that Trump’s “rhetoric about immigrants has been consistently cruel from the beginning. Now, emboldened by the ascendancy of white supremacy in the public sphere, he is escalating into ever more explicit racism.”