Jewish Girl – Abigail

(Jewish Girl of the Year Voting Page) You recently moved to D.C., right?  How do you like it so far?  What about the D.C. Jewish community? I love DC so far. There is such a vibrant young Jewish community here. And lots of cute and intelligent Jewish boys! Thursday night:  Adams Morgan vs. Dupont vs. […]

Proud Lion

Joshua Kaller Proud Lion June 15, 2010 Maimed Angel-Lion, whose ascension has ended. Your roar settled and succumb, resting in the gilded tomb of your heart. There the messiah quake sleeps ready to wake, and when it does you shall burst And circle the sky, undulating your heavy wing of justice, Creating a tornado of […]


Jewish Guy – Rob

Why should you be Jewish Guy of the Year? A South Floridian-turned-Washingtonian, I’m inspired by GTJ to become more active in our community. Guided by Judaic spirituality, committed to Israel, and imbued with mensch-iness, I’d be privileged to serve as JGOTY. Would this mean I’d become an honorary member of the G-d Squad?? *cue Carlos […]

Jewish Girl - Julia Moss

Jewish Girl – Julia Moss

(Jewish Girl of the Year Voting Page) What makes you a “super Jew?” Um, hello! My name is JEW-lia. That kind of says it all. But the real reason I’m a super Jew is because I eat, breathe, and live D.C.’s Jew scene. Whether it is kicking butt at Sixth & I’s trivia night or […]

Jewish Girl - Rachel

Jewish Girl – Rachel

(Jewish Girl of the Year Voting Page) Should challah have raisins? Never! Except for that holiday where it is supposed to have rasins in it. It’s all about tradition, right? Smooth or Chunky Peanut Butter? Smooth. Favorite dish your mom/grandmother makes. My grandmother’s Matzoh Ball soup. She passed away a few years ago and I […]

Jewish Guy - Yaacov

Jewish Guy – Yaacov

What was your nickname when you were little? Yaacovito What’s your favorite Passover candy? Is this a trick question? Where can we find you on a Friday night? Usually enjoying the spiritual blessings of every soul-loving bite of the Kabbalah Cook’s food (trademark , JK) and the company of my fellow young DC Jews. If […]

The Etymology of Passover

Stephen Richer The Etymology of Passover 4/1/2010 Transcript of speech to be delivered at The George Washington University on 4/6/2010. Passover is a time of questioning, and the most renowned of the established Passover questions are the four questions that ask why this night–the night of the Seder (be the it first or second)–is different […]