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.

Caucus wants Gruters, Ziegler to apologize - Letter to the Editor

 FYI: Did you know this about Palestinian Refugees? 

New 3/15/2021: FYI: Libelous charges about Israel not having inoculated Arab Israeli citizens

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

Added 3/21/2021: Listen to Rabbi Mark Winer's video Dayenu (This alone would be sufficient) on YouTube. The video is a parody of the traditional Passover song about Donald Trump.

Upcoming Events

 

 Nosh and Knowledge, The Jewish Security Situation, Guest Speaker: Jeff Solomon, Jewish Community Security Director

Tuesday, April 27th at 4 PM via ZOOM. Click here for details and the required registration link.

 

(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?"