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Rockwood POP Quiz: Jason Kimelman-Block

Rockwood Leadership Institute | February 21, 2013

Senior Director of Leadership Initiatives and Rabbi-in-Residence, Jason Kimelman-Block, takes a pop quiz from the Rockwood Leadership Institute, one of the partners behind the Selah Leadership Program.

In Immigration Debate, LGBT Issues Must Not Take Back Seat

Roll Call | February 14, 2013

At Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, we are the heirs to these prophetic voices and to thousands of years of Jewish commitment to justice and equality. Today, our continued struggle for justice and equality demands that we speak out on behalf of a just immigration system that includes equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans and their families.

Jewish Group Pushes for Immigration Reform in U.S.

The Jewish Reporter | February 7, 2013

Bend the Arc, a leading Jewish social justice organization, has submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, expressing the need for a just and equitable immigration system that includes equal rights for gay and lesbians Americans and aspiring Americans and their families.

Broad Jewish Support For Obama’s Gun Proposals

The Jewish Week | January 22, 2013

President Barack Obama’s new gun control proposals drew broad Jewish communal support from groups such as Bend the Arc as well as leading Jewish lawmakers such as Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.).

Broad Jewish support for Obama’s gun proposals

The Times of Israel | January 20, 2013

Bend the Arc is among many Jewish organizations to support President Obama’s new gun control proposals. Other organizations welcoming the initiative included Jewish Women International, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center, B’nai B’rith International, the National Jewish Democratic Council, and the Conservative movement’s Rabbinical Assembly.