Entries by Rachel Gildiner

Healing Through Togetherness

This week has been a tough one. The horrific shooting at The Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh has brought to light the excruciating level of hate- manifested in anti-Semitism, racism, homophobia-  that exists in our country. This horrific tragedy may be hitting us in different ways and at different times – I know it […]

Important information for this weekend

This weekend (August 10-12, 2018) marks an unfortunate anniversary. It has been one year since the violent Unite the Right rally took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. This upsetting rally, and the racist incidents that have occurred since, have highlighted that bigotry, racism, and anti-Semitism are still very much alive in our country today. Like many of you, this realization […]

Spotted in Jewish DC – (Israeli) Woman Power

Israeli women are on my mind. Maybe it’s because of all of the recent hype of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. But regardless of the reason, I seemed to find Israeli women in pop culture wherever I turned this weekend. Here are two specific run-ins… On my way into the Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, planning […]