Entries by GatherDC Staff

DC Hanukkah Guide 2019

Ah Hanukkah, that magical winter holiday that brings about the feistiest of debates about sour cream and applesauce, epic dreidel tournaments (because that’s a thing that probably happens somewhere), and classic Adam Sandler carols to sing ‘round the fire. So, whether you spell it Hanukkah, Chanukah, Hannukkah, or Chanukkah (we’re going with Hanukkah), we can […]

Giving Tuesday with GatherDC: Yoga and Bagels

It’s almost time for Giving Tuesday and that means we’re feeling all mushy and grateful for our community members who make it possible for Gather to even exist (yes, that’s you). To show you how much we appreciate you, we’ve decided that instead of celebrating this global giving movement with tons of emails and posts asking […]

DC High Holiday Guide 2019

DC is low-key the best place to celebrate the High Holidays as a young professional. See list below for evidence. So, whether you’re looking for a Jewish New Year writing workshop, a Reform Rosh Hashanah service at a synagogue, a Yom Kippur conversation with Justice Kagan, or anything in between – this list has it. […]

FREE Summer Yoga with GatherDC!

Stressed out? Struggling to get out of bed? Feels like Friday but its only Tuesday? Yup. Yup. Yup. We understand. That’s why we’re inviting you to OM-it-out with us on Thursday evenings so you can head into your summer weekends with invigorated energy! Our in-house yoga teacher Allison Friedman (bio below) will be hosting 60-minute power yoga classes […]

Want to work for GatherDC?

Attention Jewish DC: It’s time to dust off your resumes for the chance to work with the coolest team of frolleagues (that’s friends/colleagues) around. GatherDC Community Rabbi GatherDC is looking for a bold, pluralistic Jewish educator with a passion for building meaningful relationships and inspiring young adults to discover authentic Jewish identities. If you see […]

Your DC Passover Guide 2019

If avoiding carbs and retelling a several hour long saga about slavery – while indulging in horseradish and shank bone – doesn’t qualify for the best holiday ever, than I don’t know what does! Since this beloved holiday is right around the corner, it’s time to start making your seder plans. Because, lucky for us […]

Haman: A True Crime Story

Haman: A True Crime Story is a brand new podcast created by GatherDC, and hosted by investigative journalists Allison Friedman and Rachel Nieves. It tells the story — a true story — about the evil Haman of Shushan who was murdered more than 2,000 years ago. *Exclusive interviews with stars of the #Purim story: Esther, […]

Your DC Purim Guide: 2019/5779

Raise your hand if… You like to party Eat sugary cookies filled with peanut butter/chocolate/raspberry jam Dress in costume when its not Halloween Enjoy libations guilt free Scream really loudly about political figures you despise Well, you are in luck… Purim is just around the corner. Since its been a full year (or more?!) since […]

Mini Gatherings: New to DC/Early 20s

Want to meet other interesting Jews in a smaller, more personal setting? Looking to explore questions that matter to Jewish 20s and 30s? Afraid of commitment? GatherDC is excited to open applications for the 17th round of Mini Gatherings. We are looking for Jews in their early 20s who are looking to connect with others […]