Welcome

Welcome to the Sarasota County Democratic Jewish Caucus website. Click on a topic on the star below to learn more about SCDJC and how you can get involved!  Important message and video from Jerry Fleischer, President, SCDJC.

New 2/16/2021: Caucus wants Gruters, Ziegler to apologize - Letter to the Editor

FYI: Did you know this about Palestinian Refugees? 

Time to renew your membership. Click here for the renewal form.

Upcoming Events

 

Nosh and Knowledge, Dialogue on Jewish-Black Relations, Sunday, March 21st, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on ZOOM

Important Note: Pre-registration for this event will be available on this website the first week of March. Please check back then. Send an email to mail@srqjewishdems.org if you’d like to be notified when the link is available.  Click here for more details.

 

(Click here for a list of all events - upcoming and past)

 

Tzedakah / Mitzvah / Tikkun Olam Opportunities  (Charitable Giving / Do Good / Perfect or Repair the World)

 

 

The Rise of Anti-Semitism

 

   As a Jewish caucus, it is imperative for us to take a stand and to actively engage in combating acts of hate, as is written in Leviticus (19:16), “Do not stand idly by.” --- ס֣וּר מֵ֭רָע וַעֲשֵׂה־ט֑וֹב בַּקֵּ֖שׁ שָׁל֣וֹם וְרָדְפֵֽהוּ׃ Shun evil and do good, seek amity and pursue it. --- Pirkei Avot 2:16 He [Rabbi Tarfon] used to say: It is not your responsibility to finish the work, but neither are you free to desist from it. --- In Avot, Hillel stated "If I am not for myself, who is for me? And being for my own self, what am ‘I’? And if not now, when?"