‘Broken Glass’ Star Talks Miller, Human Contracts and Jewishness

Arthur Miller’s riveting psychological drama, Broken Glass, directed by Aaron Posner opens at Theater J later this month. According to Theater J, the plot centers around “Sylvia Gellburg, who has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down. Her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why. Set in Brooklyn throughout the rampage of Kristallnacht […]

Stay Up All Night with The Unkosher Comedy Tour

Back by very popular demand, EntryPointDC’s The Unkosher Comedy Tour returns with some of the funniest young comedians of DC. This annual Shavuot tradition will take place on Wednesday, June 7th at RFD in Chinatown. We asked Jewish Person of the Week alum, Stacy Miller, EntryPointDC’s Manager, to give us a preview of the event. Why […]

Jewish Newbie of the Week – Benji

As a part of GatherDC’s Jewish Person of the Week feature, we highlight 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, Benji! Benji and I went to coffee in September right after we both graduated. […]

Spotted in Jewish DC – National Museum of American Jewish Military History

Memorial Day, when America remembers men and women who died serving our country in the U.S. Military, is this coming Monday.  In honor of this, our #SpottedinJewishDC this week goes to the National Museum of American Jewish Military History, located in Dupont Circle. We sat down for an interview with Michael Rugel, the museum’s Program […]

Meet the Mifgash!

This week marks the arrival of the Israelis from the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Reverse Mifgash program. From May 15th until May 25th, 11 participants from all over Israel will immerse themselves in the Jewish-American experience by joining an array of activities from, Shabbat dinners to baseball games to our GatherDC Happy Hour tonight! […]

Shavuot Guide 2017/5777

Also known as “Feast of the Weeks,” you may know Shavuot as “The Holiday Where We Eat Cheesecake.” Not only does the holiday, which begins the evening of May 30th and ends the evening of June 1st, have several names, it also celebrates more than one religious observance. Shavuot both celebrates the early summer’s grain […]