GTJ Newsletter 1

Welcome to Gather The Jews (GTJ),

Thank you for being a proud and active member of the Washington, D.C. Jewish community! This letter highlights some of the week’s upcoming events and ways you can be a part of the GTJ community. For a full list of events, please see the calendar on our home page (


Thursday (3/4/10) – Judaism and Islam: Mirrors and Echoes. Sixth and I Synagogue. 7:00 p.m.

Friday (3/5/10) – Shabbat Services, Dinner, and Wine Tasting. Mesorah DC. Sixth and I Synagogue. Services start at 6:30. Dinner starts at 7:45. RSVP required.

Sunday (3/7/10) – ROUTES: A day of Jewish learning and service. Washington Convention Center. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday (3/9/10) – Going Cold Turkey: Are Israel and Turkey Destined to be Fellows or Foes? One Lounge, 1606 20th Street NW. 7:00 – 9:00 pm.


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