What is the Desert Caucus?
Founded in 1978, the Desert Caucus is a bipartisan Political Action Committee (PAC) whose mission is to promote and strengthen the relationship between the United States and Israel. It is one of the oldest
pro-Israel PACs in the country.
What is the function of the Desert Caucus?
The Desert Caucus provides financial support to major party candidates for the US Senate and the House of Representatives who have demonstrated their
support of a strong US–Israel relationship.
Who may join the Desert Caucus?
Regular membership is open to members of
the Jewish community who wish to contribute
to a strong US–Israel relationship.
Out-of-town members are welcome.
What is the cost to join?
Regular membership dues are $1200 per
year. Reduced dues are offered for
singles, part-time residents, out-of-town
members, and those 40 years
of age and under.
What events do you hold?
With occasional exceptions, our typical
events are Sunday brunches.
Why is membership in the Desert
By joining together, like-minded individuals can share views and express concerns, projecting a stronger voice as a group. With campaign finance laws dramatically limiting the amounts that individuals can contribute
to political campaigns, Tucsonans
who care about the future of the
US–Israel relationship can maximize
their political voice by joining our
Political Action Committee.
Does the Desert Caucus
contribute to Arizona
No, we give no funding to