Entries by Allison Friedman

Meet Ben, Ben, Ben, AND Ben! (yes, you read that right)

GatherDC’s winter 2018 Beyond the Tent retreat was an amazing experience for young adults to get outside of DC for a weekend, unpack 21st century Judaism, and explore their Jewish identity over deep, meaningful conversations. Among the 30 participants, zero were named Rachel…but FOUR were named Ben! This week, the Bens of Beyond the Tent […]

Meet Jourdi: Jewish Food-Instagramer of the Week

Food lovers rejoice! The amazing human behind @District_Foodie is ready to set down her plate, set aside her iPhone, and chat with a big fan (me) about her successful Instagram account, favorite Jewish foods, and why Bruce Springsteen holds a special place in her heart. Dig into this exclusive interview with Jourdi Tobias, AKA: @District_Foodie! WARNING: […]

Meet Julie: Jewish World Explorer of the Week!

Allie: Welcome to the Gather family! Tell us about what you’ll be bring to the team. Julie: Thanks! I’m GatherDC’s new Office Manager, so I’m essentially here to keep the wheels turning behind the curtain. I spent the last three years working in development and administration for a growing local youth development nonprofit. Now, I’m […]

Meet Mollie: Jewish Educator of the Week!

Allie: So, what will you be doing with Gather? Mollie: I’m the Community Manager, and I’ll be supporting the Jewish learning opportunities  that Gather already offers, while also creating new, volunteer and outdoor focused options. I’m really excited to be a part of a team that’s already doing such cool things, and for the chance […]

Top 3 Reasons To See “Light Years”

Folk-rock music in a new theatrical experience. This isn’t like the musicals Bubbe used to take you to. Light Years combines the power of storytelling with all new music you would hear at an indie rock venue. Signature Theatre is a black-box space which means that we rebuild the room to tell every story the […]

Meet Evan: Jewish Mensch of the Week!

Evan is the kind of guy your Bubbe dreams you’ll bring home to Passover seder: he loves Debbie Friedman, Chicken Matzo Ball Soup, and playing Bridge with his family. He’ll also keep you on your toes with his expert Poker playing skills and not-so-secret obsession for White Ford Bronco concerts. Get to know this mensch […]

Top Five Reasons to Go to AJC’s Winter Party

Meet other Jewish young professionals This night is for you to meet other Jewish young professionals across the DMV. Don’t worry, we won’t let you mingle on an empty stomach. Your ticket includes delicious appetizers and sweet and savory crepes from 2-star Michelin chef, Gerard Pangaud. Start your weekend off early with drinks, a live […]