Press Releases

Arab, Muslim and Jewish Groups: "Gorka Must Go"

March 16, 2017


WASHINGTON -- Muslim Advocates, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, and the Arab American Institute issued a joint statement following reports that established anti-Muslim bigot and top advisor to the Trump Administration Sebastian Gorka has taken a “lifetime oath” to a Nazi-affiliated group in Hungary. While Gorka did not respond to direct requests by the media since it was first reported in The Forward, he has since reportedly issued a brief denial.

Bend the Arc's Statement on Trump Aide Sebastian Gorka's Alleged Ties to Nazi Allied Hungarian Group

March 16, 2017

New York – Following a report by The Forward that Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to President Trump, is allegedly a formal member of a radical far-right Hungarian group founded by a Nazi collaborator, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement: 

Bend the Arc Condemns House Republicans' Bill to Gut the Affordable Care Act and Slash Medicaid

March 7, 2017

New York – Following the release of the House Republicans’ bill to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA),  Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend the Arc Responds to Trumps Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Muslim Executive Order

March 6, 2017

New York – Following President Donald Trump’s revised executive order restricting Muslim immigration, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend the Arc on Arrest of Individual Accused of Bomb Threats Against Jewish Organizations

March 3, 2017


New York – Following the arrest of a St. Louis man suspected of directing bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers nationwide, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement: B

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