Press Releases

Bend the Arc: Rep. Higgins' Auschwitz Video "As Disgraceful as it is Ignorant"

July 5, 2017

New York – Following reports that Rep. Clay Higgins, a Republican from Louisiana, released a propaganda video filmed inside the gas chambers at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum in Poland, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Trump's CNN Tweet is Sign of His Authoritarian Desires

July 3, 2017

Following President Trump’s posting of a tweet depicting violence against the press, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement.

Bend the Arc Opposes Anti-Immigrant Legislation Passed By U.S. House

June 30, 2017

New York – Following the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote to approve two pieces of legislation which demean immigrants, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

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:

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