Gather the Jews is now GatherDC! New look, new name- everything else is the same!
Congregation/Organization: Mesorah DC
Ordained From: Aish HaTorah Jerusalem
Programs/Services you run/offer: One-on-one learning, Wednesday night “Whiskey, Wine, and Wisdom”, Music and Mysticism, Carlebach/Instructional Shabbat Services, Friday night dinners, etc.
Specialty within Judaism: Bringing out the meaning, relevance, spirituality, energy, vitality, and fun in Judaism. Jamming to the music of Judaism.
One Jewish DC event that you recommend: Friday night at the Buxbaums! Great food and great company… family style!
Hobbies: Playing guitar, performing and singing spiritual Jewish music with other musicians and music lovers. Meeting new, creative, and interesting people. Meditating. A good L’chaim.
Fun fact about you: I starred in a Jewish spoof of Grease at the Denver Center for performing arts. It was called “Shmaltz”. I sang, danced, and even greased my hair!