Category Past Events

May Day Potluck

Throughout history, May Day has variably been a community festival to gather with neighbors and commemorate the progress of spring, ancient fertility rituals, the rights of workers, and the beginning of a month-long celebration for mothers. The was our first…

Abrahamic House Passover Seder

Abrahamic House DC invited guests for a Passover Seder on Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. A Jewish Passover Seder is a ritual feast that commemorates the Exodus of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. Together the fellows and their guests:

Eid al Fitr Celebration

Eid al Fitr is celebrated by Muslims worldwide because it marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. The day starts with performing a special prayer service at the mosque, known as salat al-eid. Afterwards, we visit our friends and…

Purim Party and Megillah Play

Abrahamic House DC invited guests for a Purim party and community Purim “spiel” or play. Purim is a Jewish holiday that celebrates how the Jewish Queen Ester thwarted the wicked plot against the Jews of Persia by the grand vizier…

Lenten Fish Fry & Shabbat

Our Fellows welcomed guests for a Lenten Fish Fry and March Shabbat Conversation Club – where they gathered for a home-cooked meal to discuss the issues that matter! For many, Lent is a season of contemplation and preparation. We take…

Grand Iftar at Abrahamic House

Many guests joined our fellows on the fifth day of Ramadhan to participate in this important month of fasting, prayer, and community. over the course of the evening, the fellows and their guests recited the Quran, learned about the importance…

Back to School

January 14th, 5:00 P.M. EST – As the spring semester began for D.C. students, the Abrahamic House fellows invited guests to gather and reminisce about school days of old. Drawing on lived experiences, the fellows lead a casual discussion about…