Connecting Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s
Next Dor DC connects Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s to each other and to Judaism. Our goal is to create Jewish community for ourselves and do Jewish stuff together. Events include Shabbat dinners and lunches, community volunteering, classes, cultural events, and holiday gatherings.
The following principles guide our work
- Self-defined Jews – we will not attempt to define who can be involved and who can’t; all are welcome whether people self-identify as Jews or are in the process of self-identifying as a Jew or are connected to Jews in some way.
- Team-driven vision – Although much of the initial vision is being provided by Rabbi Lederman, our goal is to aim for a vision of this community that includes the voices of all who are stake-holders in this work.
- Low-Bar to Engagement – Our intention is to remove any obstacles to people becoming a part of this vibrant community; we will aim to make events metro-accessible, affordable, and walk-in friendly.
- Experiment and take risks - we really only learn what ‘works’ when we explore what hasn’t been done, even it means making mistakes and learning along the way; this means any group of committed individuals who want to plan an event or try something new should begin making a plan!
If you are interested in getting involved with Next Dor DC or joining the email list, please contact Gayle Kent. We look forward to getting to know you.
Membership at Temple Micah
At Micah, we believe that finances should never be an obstacle to being a part of community. We have special membership rate for first-time Micah members ages 20-29.
When you first join Micah, membership dues are $36 per person for the first year. Each year you renew, your membership dues with go up in small amounts to cap of $180, until the age of 30.
High Holy Day Services
Evening services are held at Temple Micah (2829 Wisconsin Ave, NW) for anyone in their 20s or 30s irrespective of membership or temple affiliation. These two services did not require tickets or pre-registration.
For more information about the Next Dor services, contact Gayle Kent.
If interested in joining, please contact Gayle Kent or call at 202-342-9175.
Mark Your Calendar
Saturday, March 22, 2014. 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm. Next Dor Havdalah March Madness at location given with registration. Come to Vienna, VA at 7 p.m. for a special Next Dor March Madness Havdalah. Come hang out, meet new people, eat great food and start a Shavua Tov (good week) together.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014. 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm. Next Dor DC (20's/30's) - Drinks & Drash at The Front Page. Join us for a Drinks and Drash (a discussion of Jewish themes over drinks or food) at The Front Page.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014. 07:30 pm - 08:30 pm. Hametz Fest Next Dor at location given with registration.