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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.

Broad Jewish support for Obama’s gun proposals

Jewish Journal | January 18, 2013

President Obama's new gun control proposals drew broad Jewish communal support. The uniformity of the Jewish response to the proposals unveiled Wednesday stood in contrast to Republican opposition to many of the suggested measures, including a ban on assault weapons and tighter background checks on gun purchasers.

Broad Jewish support for Obama’s gun proposals

JTA | January 18, 2013

President Obama's new gun control proposals drew broad Jewish communal support, from groups including Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, the National Council of Jewish Women, and the Reform movement's Religious Action Center.

Lobbying rabbi happy with budget resolution

Washington Jewish Week | January 16, 2013

In December, Bend the Arc participated an interfaith clergy "bus ride" to visit Congress to convince lawmakers to remember to care for the poor and others in need as they raced to negotiate a budget before the "fiscal cliff." Rabbi Esther Lederman of Temple Micah, who joined in the action, said "I am very happy that an agreement was finally made."

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