Entries by Aliza Epstein

2020: Planning In Perfect Vision

Do your New Year’s resolutions include being more organized and productive?  A paper planner can help. A recent study shows that writing down your goals increases the likelihood of achieving them by more than 40% – but put that smartphone away: another study indicates that your brain processes information more thoroughly when you write by […]

OPINION: Anti-Semitism, Ilhan Omar, Curtis Sittenfeld, and Seth Meyers

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this blog and on this website are solely those of the original authors. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of the organization GatherDC, the GatherDC staff, the GatherDC board, and/or any/all contributors to this site. —– Ilhan Omar, a Democratic congresswoman representing Minnesota’s 5th district, […]

Never Heard of National Landing? You’re Not Alone

What the heck is National Landing On November 13th, Amazon announced it had selected Long Island City in Queens, New York and National Landing in Arlington, Virginia as its two new headquarters locations. The entire population of the Washington metropolitan area raised its collective eyebrows and asked, “What the heck is National Landing?” According to […]

Five Ways to Cope After the Pittsburgh Tragedy

The shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27th was the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in United States history. There was a death toll of 11.  In the days and weeks after the attack, Jews across the country are still struggling to come to terms with this horrific act. Here are five […]