We’re now accepting applications for the 2017 summer from both Bender JCC members and non-members!Read More
Applications are now open for all current Bender JCC families and the General Public!Read More
Join us for an evening supporting scholarships at the Bender JCC.Read More
Don’t miss IsraelFest! Music, Arts & Crafts and so much more!Read More
Refer a friend to the Bender JCC and get One Month Free* when they join!
BIG IDEA offers the perfect mix of cutting edge technology and traditional, outdoor summer fun!
March 30, 2017
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Join us for a fun-filled morning celebrating the Jewish value – Tza’ar Ba’alei Chayim – kindness to animals!
April 2, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Be the GOOD you want to see in the world! Join along with hundreds of thousands of volunteers from around the world in a community day of service!
April 2, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 PM
This event is now sold out.
April 2, 2017
Hear the innovative Alon Goldstein and the venerable Fine Arts Quartet perform together in our next can’t-miss Polinger Artist of Excellence Concert Series show!
April 1 - April 17, 2017
Enjoy the experimental, mysterious, texture of paint on the canvases of Sharon Dar in this exhibit.
Join the Bender JCC of Greater Washington for preschool-friendly challah making, activities, and a PJ Library story time in preparation for Shabbat.
April 4, 2017
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Think you know the most about Seinfeld? Don’t miss your chance to prove your knowledge at our Trivia Challenge, inspired by the celebrated comedy!
April 4, 2017
Former Washington Senators stadium announcer, Phil Hochberg, traces the history of Jews playing professional baseball in Washington, D.C.
April 9, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us as we introduce your little ones to the key elements of a Passover Seder.
April 20 - May 25, 2017
Thursdays | 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Movement Matters welcomes those with special needs to a fun, movement-based program. Stretch & relax with yoga. Move to the beats with Zumba!
April 22 - April 23, 2017
BODYPUMP shapes and tones muscles, increases bone density and burns calories. It’s the ultimate workout!
April 23, 2017
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Enjoy a lively discussion and book signing with John Vine as he chats about his new book, A Parkinson’s Primer, on diagnosis for new patients with low symptom presentation.
May 1 - July 10, 2017
Mondays | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tai Chi will reduce your stress with free-flowing movement!
May 1 - June 13, 2017
4:30 - 5:15 PM
Get fit while having fun! This action-packed, fun-filled music-driven program is designed for two age groups: 6-7 year olds and 8-12 year olds.
May 3 - May 24, 2017
9:45 - 11:00 AM
If you want to get back into the workforce or otherwise change your career, this in-depth workshop will empower you to do just that!
May 14, 2017
Celebrate Lag B’Omer by joining your Bender JCC & Congregation Beth family on a nature scavenger hunt, working on crafts projects, eating s’mores, and singing songs around the bonfire!
May 21, 2017
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Jewish Federation and the Bender JCC are happy to present IsraelFest at the Bender JCC! Check the website for details as they become available.
May 23, 2017
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Join Bender JCC, PJ Library, and Shaare Torah at Menchie’s to celebrate Shavuot with free craft & storytelling activities; and special frozen yogurt prices for attendees.
June 3, 2017
Join thousands of people across the country who will walk to provide a platform for Parkinson’s disease, deliver quality care and fund cutting-edge research.
We encourage everyone to seek meaning and fulfillment by participating in our rich programming inspired by our Jewish heritage.
We open our doors to everyone, including people of all backgrounds, religions, abilities and sexual orientations, and interfaith couples and families.
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