Entries by Shaina Dorow

Jewish Newbie of the Week – Sammy

As a part of GatherDC’s Jewish Person of the Week feature, we will be highlighting one Jewish “newbie” each month. (Are you new? Do you know someone who is? Nominate them––or yourself––today by emailing Shaina!) Meet this month’s Jewish Newbie of the Week, Sammy! Sammy and I met in 2010 at – you guessed it […]

Top 5 Coffee Places in DC

A large part of my job as GatherDC Community Coordinator/at GatherDC is taking people who are new to the city out for coffee. I love this part of my job because it requires me to explore the city, meet new people, and also try out new coffee places. And, I just so happen to love coffee.

Jewish Newbie of the Week – Blair

As a part of GatherDC’s Jewish Person of the Week feature, we will be highlighting one Jewish “newbie” each month. (Are you new? Do you know someone who is? Nominate them today by emailing Shaina!) This week’s first-ever Jewish Newbie of the Week is Blair! Blair was one of my first friends in DC. She […]

New City, New Friends

Today marks the 9-month anniversary of me hitting the “Submit” button on my application for my job at Gather the Jews (soon to be GatherDC). This was one of the first jobs that I applied to, and man did I get a rush. It was that pit-in-your-stomach feeling, and this was from pure joy and […]