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American Jews and American Muslims today called on Congress in a joint statement to pass comprehensive immigration reform with a meaningful path to citizenship. In joining together as unlikely allies, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice and the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) renewed their united push to refocus Congress’ attention on the nation’s most pressing domestic policy crisis.
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.
The following is a statement from Alan van Capelle, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, on the Senate’s consideration of the Employee Non-Discrimination Act
Today, The Andrew Goodman Foundation and Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice announce a two-year partnership to galvanize Jewish participation in the national, multi-racial, interfaith and intergenerational coalition to protect voting rights and promote civic engagement.
Our government’s fundamental function is to bring together people to debate ideas and work towards the common purpose of promoting our general welfare. Jews share this core democratic value, as Jewish communities have survived for thousands of years by making disagreement and debate a source for building community, not breaking it down