Press Releases

Bend the Arc Jewish Action to Join Rise Up! May 1 National Day of Action & Resistance

April 3, 2017

New York, NY –Bend the Arc Jewish Action today announced its plans to mobilize American Jews nationwide to participate in the Rise Up! May 1 National Day of Action & Resistance. The day of action, led by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) and the Center for Community Change, will feature marches, rallies, protests and town halls organized by grassroots organizations in dozens of cities and towns nationwide.

Bend the Arc on Cancelled House Vote on American Health Care Act

March 24, 2017

New York – Following the decision by Republican lawmakers to cancel a scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

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:

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