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 (9/22/2020)!!! Democratic recommendations on 2020 Florida Ballot Initiatives

!!!New (9/15/2020)!!! Click here to bring up the Roadmap page link with an interactive list of What Volunteer Roles Are Needed For a Biden-Harris Win?

The Lincoln Project  Video - 9/11 Ad about Donald Trump

Why Joe Biden is Good for the Jewish People

The Rise of Anti-Semitism

IMPORTANT DATES!!!!

  • Election day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
  • The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • The deadline to register in person to vote is Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Saturday, October 24, 2020.
  • The early voting period runs from Saturday, October 24, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

Upcoming (and Past) Events (Click here for full list)

Climate Change: The Threat and the Opportunities (Mark Paul, PhD) - Sunday, October 18 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM by ZOOM Click here for details.

Replays:

Check out replay of "The Justice Department as a Political Weapon", Held Sunday, August 9 via ZOOM 4:00 PM to 05:30 PM 

   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?"