Entries by GatherDC Staff

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: August 2018!

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 13th round of Mini Gatherings. We are looking for young Jewish adults who are looking to connect with others over meaningful […]

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 […]

Explore Our Work

GatherDC’s 2017-2018 Impact The above link contains a PDF with the following documents: The 2017 Greater Washington Jewish Community Survey + GatherDC’s Work GatherDC’s Annual Highlights Beyond the Tent Retreat Overview Alternative Yom Kippur Experience Overview Open Doors Fellowship Overview To learn more about GatherDC and how you can support our work, please contact GatherDC’s […]

GatherDC Townhouse Available for Hourly + Full-Day Rentals

GatherDC’s townhouse, located in the heart of Dupont Circle at 1817 M Street, boasts a bright and spacious, fully furnished living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, and conference room available for hourly and full-day rentals. All areas feature a modern, flexible floor plan that can be easily catered to your organization’s needs. The Highlights Seating for […]

Apply Now for GatherDC’s Giving Circle

Make an impact. In just 4 weeks, you can make a lasting impact on your community. This June, GatherDC is launching a 4-week long Giving Circle that will bring together a group of passionate young adults who pool their money to give to nonprofits across the DC-area seeking to improve the lives of those who […]

Your 2018 Shavuot Guide

Shavuot is here! For those wanting a quick refresher on the holiday, here’s a 2-minute Q&A to curb your curiosity. Q) “What’s Shavuot?”  A) Shavuot, AKA: “Feast of the Weeks”, is a two-day holiday celebrated 50 days after the first Passover seder (this year,  it goes from sundown on May 19 to sundown on May 21), […]

Jewish Improv Workshop

Learn improv for FREE with Rabbi Aaron Potek as he leads a 3-week workshop on his 2 favorite things: Judaism and improv. Improv and Judaism can be seen either as a fringe hobby or a way of life. In this three-week-long workshop, we’ll attempt to unpack some wisdom behind both improv and Judaism, with a focus […]

Jewish People of the YEAR Celebration!

GatherDC is throwing down to celebrate the extraordinary humans featured as Jewish Person of the Week from 2017-2018, and everyone who makes our Jewish community so friggin’ awesome (that’s YOU)!  RSVP NOW DON’T MISS OUT on this festive opportunity to: Cheers to the Jewish People of the Week over drinks, games, prizes, & fried foods […]