Ah, 2018. Was it all that bad?
Okay yes, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson broke our hearts. We had some awkward political tension. We could go through the list of awful things, because – safe to say – they were plentiful. Instead, let’s recap 2018 on a high note.
After all, 2018 had some pretty beautiful moments.
Queer Eye’s fab five travelled around the U.S. changing lives – one fabulous makeover at a time. “Crazy Rich Asians” made us smile uncontrollably for days. The Caps won the Stanley Cup. Also, Ariana Grande came out with the best music video, possibly ever.
Locally, Jewish DC hosted over 1,000+ community events for 20s/30s, ushered in more than 9 new rabbis to the area, hosted Yom Kippur in a bar, welcomed a new Jewish deli to the scene, and so much more!
Here’s a recap of some of our very favorite moments across Jewish DC in 2018.
JEWISH PEOPLE OF THE WEEK!
This year, we interviewed 50 of the most phenomenal Jewish people across the District. From a professional pastry chef to politicians to renowned restauranteurs, we were stoked to introduce you to some of DC’s most dope Jews.
In case you missed one, here’s a recap.
MLK Shabbat at Sixth & I: January 12
Metro Minyan Shabbat: January 26
Beyond the Tent: February 9-11
Moishe House DMV Purim Party: March 3
Moishe House Columbia Heights “Friends-Over” Thanksgiving: April 6
Pet Projects with Moishe House Northern Virginia: April 19
Jewish People of the Year Party: May 10
March with GLOE at Capital Pride: June 9
Mr. NJB Pageant: July 15
Jewish Run Club: August 8
GatherDC’s Alternative Yom Kippur Experience: September 19
Wisdom & Wellness: Jewish Spiritual Tools for Mental Health: October 10
Federation’s Impact DC: October 18
Washington Hebrew Congregation District Shabbat: October 19
ACCESS D.C. Policy & Brew Roundtable, November 8
YP@AI Brunch and Learn with Rabbi Sarah Krinsky: November 11
JWI’s Young Women’s Leadership Network Conference: December 2
Hanukkah Happy Hour on the Hill with EntryPoint: December 5