Press Releases

Bend the Arc Marshals Jewish Voters to Pressure Eric Cantor on Immigration Reform

March 24, 2014

 Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice has launched a petition calling on Rep. Cantor to bring immigration reform to a vote. The effort, spearheaded by Bend the Arc, is a collaboration of many of the nation’s leading Jewish organizations.

Bend the Arc Applauds Presidential Deportation Review Order; Calls for Follow Through

March 14, 2014

A statement by Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action on President Obama’s order to review the administration’s enforcement of deportations.

Bend the Arc Jewish Action Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Voting Rights Act

January 16, 2014

Bend the Arc Jewish Action today commended the introduction of bipartisan legislation by Representatives James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), John Conyers (D-MI), Bobby Scott (D-VA), John Lewis (D-GA), and Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) offering common sense fixes designed to modernize the Voting Rights Act (VRA).

Bend the Arc: Boehner Blocking Immigration Reform is Unacceptable

November 14, 2013

Bend the Arc, on behalf of millions of American Jews who support comprehensive immigration reform, condemned remarks from House Speaker John Boehner yesterday that slammed the door shut on comprehensive immigration reform this year, once considered a bipartisan priority.

Marriage Equality in New Jersey

November 8, 2013

The following is a statement from Alan van Capelle, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, on Monday’s victory for Marriage Equality in New Jersey.