Press Releases

Bend the Arc Renews Call for Donald Trump to Condemn Recent Violent Threats Against Jewish Organizations and Individuals

January 19, 2017

New York – Following reports of bomb threats directed at more than 30 Jewish centers, as well as other violent threats against Jewish organizations and individuals across the country, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend the Arc Calls on Donald Trump to Condemn Recent Threats Against Jewish Organizations and Individuals

January 10, 2017

New York – Following reports of antisemitic, violent threats against Jewish organizations and individuals across the country, including bomb threats against Jewish centers in at least six states and violent harassment of a Jewish couple in Maryland, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend The Arc: Delay Sessions Hearing Until His Relationships to Groups with White Supremacist, Antisemitic Ties are Examined

January 9, 2017

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), President-elect Trump’s nominee for attorney general, must answer for his relationship with two right-wing anti-immigration organizations with ties to white-supremacist, antisemitic movements, Bend the Arc Jewish Action said today. The organization’s CEO, Stosh Cotler, urged the U.S. Senate to delay tomorrow’s hearing on Sen. Sessions’ nomination until Sessions divulges the full details of his connections to the two groups, FAIR and NumbersUSA.

Bend the Arc Mobilizing Jews Nationwide Today in Joint Effort to Oppose Jeff Sessions for Attorney General Nominee

January 5, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Bend the Arc Jewish Action today will call on tens of thousands of Jews nationwide today to phone their Senators to oppose Senator Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) nomination for United States Attorney General, as part of a the #StopSessions coalition effort. Led by the Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights, dozens of advocacy organizations will be asking their members to call their Senators and urge them to oppose Sessions’ nomination because of his appalling record on civil rights and liberties and delay the hearings until Sessions has fully disclosed his record on these issues to the Senate committee.

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