Press Releases

Bend the Arc: To Be Serious About Reducing Hate Crimes, Administration Must Start With Itself

June 29, 2017

New York – Ahead of today’s U.S. Department of Justice’s Hate Crimes Subcommittee Summit, which Bend the Arc Jewish Action is attending alongside many of its allied organizations, Bend the Arc Jewish Action Director Rabbi Jason Kimelman-Block released the following statement:

Bend the Arc: Allowing Parts of 'Muslim Ban' to Take Effect May "Unalterably Damage the Fabric of Our Society

June 26, 2017

New York – Following the Supreme Court’s unusual decision to partially lift the injunction against President Trump’s revised ‘Muslim ban’ executive order, allowing a section of it to take effect before hearing the case in October, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend the Arc on Trump Aide Sebastian Gorka's Extreme Anti-Muslim Views

June 22, 2017

New York – Following a report by The Daily Beast that Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to President Trump, was fired as a lecturer/instructor for FBI officials due to his extreme anti-Muslim rhetoric and views, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend the Arc: Senate's Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill "A Moral Travesty"

June 22, 2017

New York – Following the release of the secretly deliberated Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend the Arc on Acquittal of Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile

June 16, 2017

New York – Following the acquittal of Jeronimo Yanez, a Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting Philando Castile, a Black man, during a traffic stop,  Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

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