Israel @ 70

Join us for special events hosted by the Bender JCC and the IAC in celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday!


Israel @ 70 Upcoming Events

Programs include the Center’s annual free Israel Fest, Israel-centric holiday celebrations and commemorative events, free lunch & learns, and much more.

Throughout history, fashion has greatly influenced the “fabric” of societies all over the world. What people wear often characterizes who they are, and often, what kind of society they live in.

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Benji Lovitt’s hilarious stand-up comedy about life in Israel is a must-have user guide for anyone considering a trip to the Holy Land. By deconstructing the details of Israeli culture and the immigrant experience in Israel, Benji’s energy and enthusiasm will make you laugh out loud as he sheds light on El Al security, Jewish holidays, and exactly what makes American and Israeli Jews different from each other.

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Join us for an incredible evening with Ehud Barak. The former prime minister of Israel reflects on his life and his country’s first seven decades, its successes, setbacks and misjudgments, in his new book, My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace. *Books will be sold at this event.

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See the film and join in on a discussion with Asaf Ramirowsky Ph.D. to follow the showing!

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The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center
1961 Chain Bridge Rd, Tysons VA 22182

Party with Federation and your local Jewish community as we celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday on The Plaza at Tysons Corner! Enjoy live music, authentic food and fun activities for the whole family.

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