Like many organizations, KfarDC has found it difficult to keep our community connected during these months of the pandemic. We are fortunate to have access to great technological tools – but nothing can replace the community building of in-person contact. Recently, we engaged with Roger Studley, a cohousing consultant with Urban Moshav, a non-profit development partner forContinue reading “A COVID-19 Update”
By: Sarah Schrag, KfarDC participant Last Sunday, eleven people representing nine households met to begin fully developing KfarDC’s vision. We discussed the core values we hope our community will exemplify. It was exciting to see individuals spanning several generations and coming from a diverse array of life experiences sitting together, visioning a community to share.Continue reading “First Work Meeting”
Last month, at the end of KfarDC’s National Jewish Cohousing Day event, we offered participants a chance to write down questions and said we’d follow up with answers. Below are those questions (slightly edited for clarity) and our answers. We hope to answer more questions on our January 12th, 2020, cohousing tour. How are weContinue reading “Questions & Answers”
Background Five emerging Jewish cohousing communities around the country participated in the inaugural National Jewish Cohousing Day: Vermont, DC, Berkeley, San Diego, and Brookline. In Washington, Kfar DC hosted three cohousing experts during a community dinner to share knowledge about what cohousing is and the vision of Jewish cohousing in the capital. Kfar DC’s missionContinue reading “Summary of Kfar DC’s Jewish Cohousing Day”
It was great seeing so many people come on Sunday to talk about building Jewish cohousing in DC. We really appreciate Ann Zabaldo, Joel Kelty, and Stephen Sylvan sharing their experiences with cohousing. We are preparing a summary of the event (minus the delicious food and good company) for those who were unable to makeContinue reading “Thanks for Joining Us!”
Speakers are ready, the food is ordered, and the venue is setup. We look forward to seeing everyone there and we’ll provide an update on how things went.