Entries by Aaron Wolff

Jewish Guy of the Week – David

Aaron: From DE to DC, why? David: To get my doctorate in Psychology and pursue a career of being a therapist. Aaron: Who had the most influence on your Jewish identity? David: My grandmother who survived the Holocaust – her strength and faith are unbelievable. Aaron: We heard you sing.  Tell us more… David: I sang in an all […]

Girl of the Week – Atalia

Editor’s note: Be sure to check out all the Reverse Mifgash events. Aaron: What brought you to DC? Atalia: During my army service I took part in Taglit program with the Jewish community of DC. The Jewish federation of DC has a special program (Reverse Mifgash) that bring Israelis that took part in Israel Taglit […]

Guy of the Week – David

Want to recommend an outstanding leader to be featured on GTJ? Nominate him/her at info@gatherdc.org.   Aaron: Tell us about the Reverse Mifgash. David: Reverse Mifgash is an amazing program which brings Israelis to DC to learn about our community like we learned about theirs in Israel on Birthright.  Initially the idea of Birthright alum […]

Girl of the Week – Britt

If you know someone who should be featured as a guy/girl of the week, email aaron@gatherdc.org. Aaron: What brought you to DC? Britt: I came to DC for my current job at the US Institute of Peace working on their Sudan and South Sudan program. After studying international security and peace and conflict studies in […]

Guy of the Week – Joe

If you want to be featured as a guy/girl of the week, email aaron@gatherdc.org. Aaron: We heard you just got back from staffing a Birthright trip to Israel, what was your favorite part? Joe: It’s hard to pick any one time from such a crazy trip (and an amazing group!), but one day does stick […]

Guy of the Week – Yoni

Aaron: What brought you to DC? Yoni: I was born and raised in Chicago.  I graduated law school in the midwest in 2010, and shortly thereafter got a job with the United States Patent Office so moved here for the job.  The cool summers are also great. Aaron: We heard you are an engineer and lawyer, what is […]