Press Releases

Bend the Arc: Trump's Condemnation of Violence Against Jewish Organizations Must be Followed by Action

February 22, 2017

New York – Following comments by President Trump regarding a new wave of bomb threats directed toward Jewish centers across the country and the vandalizing of an historic Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Ahead of House Hearing, Bend the Arc Calls for Focus on Trump Administration's Threats to Religious Freedoms

February 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In advance of the House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittees hearing today on “The State of Religious Liberty in America,”Bend the Arc Jewish Action called on subcommittee members to use the hearing as an opportunity to focus on the major threats to religious freedom posed by the Trump Administration. 

Bend the Arc on Trump's Continued Refusal to Condemn White Nationalists and Antisemitism

February 15, 2017

New York – Following Donald Trump’s response to questions at a press conference in which he again failed to denounce his white nationalist and antisemitic supporters, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

New York and Long Island Jewish Community Leaders Condemn Rep. Lee Zeldin for Cancelled Town Hall

February 10, 2017

Leaders of Bend the Arc: New York and other leaders of Long Island’s Jewish community in Rep. Lee Zeldin’s (R-NY-01) district expressed outrage following an announcement that the congressman had cancelled a town hall event scheduled for April.

Bend the Arc Condemns Trump's New Fearmongering Executive Orders on Crime and Law Enforcement

February 10, 2017

Following President Trump’s signing of new executive orders related to violence and law enforcement, Rabbi Jason Kimelman-Block, Director of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

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