Passover is the Jewish Holiday that young American Jews find the most meaningful! There are many different ways and places that Jews all over the District will be celebrating in the upcoming weeks. Passover begins the evening of Monday, April 10th and ends Tuesday, April 18th, but there are events all throughout the week leading up to […]
For the last year and a half or so, I’ve been performing and traveling with some “undercover Jews” on a tour entitled, “You’re Funny, But You Don’t Look Jewish.” Our show features African American, Indian, Italian American and Vietnamese Jewish comedians. I’m the token Italian American Jew in the show. I’ve personally done a lot of […]
It’s easy to dismiss the famous story in this week’s Torah portion of the Israelites making and worshipping the Golden Calf. I mean, do you or anyone you know really struggle with the temptation of bowing down to a statue? This story may have been relevant thousands of years ago, when people worshipped idols, but […]
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It’s tax time! I know I’m probably one of the only people who gets excited about filing their taxes, but I can’t help it. I like to file as soon as I receive my W-2 (which your company is required to send to you by January 31st). It’s nice to know right away if I’m […]
Purim is a time to CELEBRATE. Have a blast this weekend (March 10-12) and celebrate being Jewish. Wednesday, March 8 Pre-Purim Happy Hour What better way to get ready for Purim than to celebrate with rounds of Shushan Chardonnay, Vashti Vodka Sodas, and Purim Punch! Join young adults from around DC, as well as 2239, […]
What do you do? I work for a Jewish non-profit that helps ensure Jews marry Jews so we can make Jewish babies and then they can marry Jews and keep this whole thing going! Where are you from? Long Island. The Jewish part. What are some of your hobbies? Going on Jswipe, going to synagogue, […]
I love happy hours. I know there are so many of them here in DC, but not enough, if you ask me. Honestly, I wish every hour of the day was a happy hour. Think about how many people I could talk to about my job and where I’m from. And so many opportunities to […]
What do you do? I love that question, and I ask it all the time. It’s such a great conversation starter – even with people I’ve known for a while. You can never hear too much about what someone does – it’s always interesting! Personally, I’m a lawyer, but I’m currently studying for my MBA. […]
Do you love to host events with your friends and want money to do so? Moishe House Without Walls gives you the opportunity to create a Jewish community that is unique to who you are. Moishe House Without Walls expands on the mission of MoisheHouse by empowering non-residents with the financial and programmatic support they need […]
Last evening, about thirty alumni of select GatherDC experiences convened at the Takoma Wellness Center – a medical marijuana dispensary owned and run by a rabbi, Jeff Kahn. It is one of only 5 dispensaries in the District, and the only dispensary in the country run by a rabbi.
Realizing that 1997 was twenty years ago might make you feel old, but you can get in touch with your inner child this weekend! Here are 5 Reasons you should party like it’s 1997! You are curious how long it takes to run across a room and propel yourself onto someone’s lap during a game […]
Sabrina is a friendly face you will likely run into at Jewish events all over the city. You can find her at Shabbat dinner with Mesorah, a GatherDC Happy Hour, or at a Moishe House event! This week I got the opportunity to interview Sabrina about how she first got involved in the Jewish community, as well as her passion for music and the environment!