Entries by GatherDC Staff

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 […]

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 […]