I first met Kendra when she helped GatherDC with our Rebrand and launch party. From getting to work with her I saw her passion and dedication to her work. This week we dove into what inspired her to start her own business, what have been some of her favorite projects, and he love of food but why she isn’t a foodie!
About Jackie Zais
As GatherDC’s Senior Associate, Jackie helps facilitate the programs our community has come to know and love. Every day, she gets to meet and connect amazing people in DC, dream up new ideas for our community, meet people for coffee, and help build vibrant Jewish life here in DC.
When she’s not crushing it at the GatherDC office or grabbing coffee with community members, you can catch her reading at the zoo, cooking a feast for friends, or making hysterical pop culture references that make every conversation a little more awesome.
Entries by Jackie Zais
I’ve met Judith a few times around DC’s Jewish scene. I thought she had an interesting story about her love of food and wanted to learn more. Read on to learn more about her love of food and running. Introducing the Jewish Foodie of the Week!
I met Michael early on in my job at GatherDC (at the time it was Gather the Jews). He’s a constant presence in the DC Jewish community. In our interview, I found out about his life living in Hong Kong, his past helping out during the early days of GatherDC, and why he loves journalism. Find out more about the Jewish Journalist of the Week in this week’s interview.
This week, I was lucky enough to have interviewed Michele! I’ve met her a few times all around DC at different Jewish events. I learned all about her passion for Judaism, her radio show, and her love of writing. Learn more about the Jewish Writer of the Week, Michele, in our interview below.
Learn more about David’s experience living in the Moishe House Bethesda and why giving blood is his favorite Mitzvah in our interview with him!
Sabrina is a friendly face you will likely run into at Jewish events all over the city. You can find her at Shabbat dinner with Mesorah, a GatherDC Happy Hour, or at a Moishe House event! This week I got the opportunity to interview Sabrina about how she first got involved in the Jewish community, as well as her passion for music and the environment!
Rachel was nominated to be the Jewish feature by Ben, former Jewish Guy of the Week. They went on a Birthright Alumni trip together that inspired Rachel to come back and start her own service project in DC. When not watching baseball or cooking, Rachel is doing communications for the Pew Research Center. Learn more about her in […]