Entries by GatherDC Staff

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 […]

Jewish DC Year in Review: 2018

  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 […]

GatherDC Giving Circle

GatherDC’s Executive Director Rachel Gildiner and Rabbi Aaron Potek invite you to take part in a hands-on exploration of your Jewish giving values and opportunity to make a lasting impact in the community. We will collaborate with like-minded Jewish 30-somethings and decide how to create social change in our community at sessions on January 16th, 23rd, […]

Giving Tuesday with GatherDC!

Kick-off Giving Tuesday with GatherDC! Swing by our townhouse on your way to work to start the day inspired, well-fed, and fully caffeinated. WHAT: Call Your Mother Deli bagels, Gregorys Coffee, schmoozing with other awesome 20s/30s, and a meaningful convo led by Rabbi Aaron Potek about how and why we give. WHEN: Tuesday, November 27th from 8:30-10:30am (Aaron will start the […]

Jewish DC Hanukkah Guide 2018

I. Smell. Latkes. That can only mean one thing. It’s Hanukkah time y’all. So get ready to get lit (that pun is still clever, right?). For those who have been counting down the days until this glorious Festival of Lights, or those who maybe totally forgot Hanukkah was happening early this year and are now […]

GatherDC’s Alternative Yom Kippur 2018

GatherDC invites Jewish and Jew-curious 20s + 30s across DC to celebrate Yom Kippur together. We’re hosting a range of alternative Yom Kippur experiences in non-traditional spaces to make it easy for Jewish young adults to reflect and observe this holiday in a fun and meaningful way.  We invite you to choose one – or […]

Mini Gatherings: November 2018!

Want to meet other interesting Jews in a smaller, more personal setting? Looking to explore questions that matter to young Jewish adults? Afraid of commitment? GatherDC is excited to open applications for the 14th round of Mini Gatherings. We are looking for young Jewish adults in their mid-20s who are looking to connect with others […]

DC High Holiday Guide 2018!

High holiday time is one of our top 4 favorite seasons of the year here at GatherDC. And guess what…it’s back! DC kills it every year when it comes to having fun ways to ring in the Jewish New Year. Don’t believe us? Check out the list below. Whether you’re looking for a Reform Erev Rosh Hashanah […]

GatherDC’s 2018 Community Survey!

Yes, it’s true. You could win $100 in 10 minutes. How, you may ask? Tell GatherDC what you really think about us and we’ll reward your honesty by entering you into a raffle to win a $100 gift card to a local restaurant of your choosing. Your feedback will help us better engage thousands of young Jewish […]