Choosing Faith Anew: A Yom Kippur and Ashura Reflection

About the Author: Julie Sherbill is currently a Peace Corps Volunteer serving near Marrakech, who hails from Washington, DC. Having lived in Turkey and worked for an international fellowship program, she believes well-designed cultural exchanges are crucial for a more peaceful and just world. Read more about her service on her blog: In the End, […]

18 Reasons to Attend the IAC National Conference

It’s basically Birthright, only in America! Is Birthright too much of a time commitment to take off from your first full-time job? Instead of schlepping to Israel, this time let Israel come to you. IAC National Conference will have Israeli food, music, companies and, well, Israelis themselves. Let’s share a L’Chaim! Or two… The IAC […]

DJ M Dot Set to Spin in the Sukkah

Stacy Miller, Director of EntryPointDC, recently sat down with Michal Bilick aka DJ M Dot, the founder of Community Mixtape, to discuss how she got started teaching others about musical storytelling and her upcoming DJ workshop at the Edlavitch DCJCC. Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 1 for Sip & Spin in the Sukkah, a DIY (do […]

Despacito: A Rosh Hashanah Remix Music Video

To ring in 5778, GatherDC is happy to share with you this super catchy, high-quality music video to blast during this year’s Rosh Hashanah dinner. Watch out T. Swift. Look what you made us do! Plus, you can visit GatherDC’s High Holiday Guide for even more Jewish New Year fun, including a complete Rosh Hashanah […]

Meet Aaron: DC’s Jewish Coffee Guru of the Week!

Aaron Wallach is kind of living the DC young professional dream. After bonding with his friends at The University of Maryland over college drinking…of coffee…he and his friends went on to start their very own organic coffee company JavaZen. Today, he is JavaZen’s Chief Wellness Officer, current (though soon to be former) Moishe House Bethesda […]