The UK’s Only Ultra-Orthodox Stand-Up Comedian: Ashley Blaker

Ashley Blaker is really funny. This London based, international award-winning comedian has headlined off-Broadway’s “Strictly Unorthodox”, recorded a radio show for BBC, written and directed acclaimed comedy “Little Britain”, and performed stand-up on four continents. Next stop, a synagogue near you*. Lucky for you, we scored a one-on-one interview with Mr. Blaker so you can […]


Jewish Cat of the Month: Bruce!

Want to nominate your awesome doggy (or cat!) to be featured? Email Sarah Brennan and let her know. Sarah: What is your name? Bruce Katz. Sarah: How did you get to DC? Bruce: That’s a good question! I don’t really remember because I was a baby. I do remember that I used to live in the basement […]


Jewish Dog of the Month: Brooklyn

Sarah: What is your name? Brooklyn Spellman Sarah: Where did your name come from? Brooklyn: My mommy adopted me when I was already 7 years old, so I came with the name. But I think it suits me! Sarah: What is your favorite way to spend a day in DC? Brooklyn: I love to be […]

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 […]


Never Heard of National Landing? You’re Not Alone

What the heck is National Landing On November 13th, Amazon announced it had selected Long Island City in Queens, New York and National Landing in Arlington, Virginia as its two new headquarters locations. The entire population of the Washington metropolitan area raised its collective eyebrows and asked, “What the heck is National Landing?” According to […]