Entries by Allison Friedman

Meet Aaron: Jewish Bagel Lover of the Week!

Want to nominate your amazing Jewish friend to be featured on GatherDC? Send his/her name, brief blurb, and contact info to info@gatherdc.org. In case you’ve been wondering how – and from where – to order the perfect bagel, look no further. Aaron Browner has your answer. Allie: What brought you to DC? Aaron: I’ve been […]

A Kurdish Shabbat Experience!

On Friday, July 13th, my organization Sephardic Jews in DC, in partnership with OneTable and JIMENA (Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa), will be hosting a traditional Shabbat dinner featuring delicious homemade kosher Kurdish food and a panel of phenomenal speakers. This panel is composed of those who have lived and worked […]

Gather DC Camping Trip: Country Roads Took Us Home

This was not a throw-your-gear-in-the-car-and-go kind of camping trip. Let me clarify: We definitely did throw our gear into cars and we certainly did go to Shenandoah National Park. But the GatherDC Camping Trip from May 11-13 was about more than just satisfying an urge to get outdoors, it was a welcome opportunity to unplug […]

*NEW FEATURE* Jewish Dog of the Month: Lilush!

Say “woof” to our newest blog feature…The Jewish Dog of the Month. GatherDC’s very own Open Doors Fellow and big time dog lover, Sarah Brennan, is excited to showcase the cutest Jewish pups across the district. Learn what really goes on inside the heads of these adorable, Challah-loving furballs with this monthly treat. Plus, we’ll […]

Jewish Politician of the Week: Andrew!

Want to nominate your amazing Jewish friend to be featured on GatherDC? Send his/her name, brief blurb, and contact info to info@gatherdc.org. Get to know Mr. Andrew Friedson, AKA: beloved Uncle Drew, diehard Caps fan, DC-area native, and future county council member? Only the votes will tell. Allie: Is this the first time you’ve run […]