ALL ARE WELCOME
The Bender JCC embraces and welcomes the diversity of our community and encourages 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.
Inclusion permeates our Center. Inclusion is belonging.
Arts & Culture
The Center is proud to offer adults and students of all ages meaningful exhibits revolving around the Jewish experience, identity, and culture in a beautiful, warm, and welcoming gallery space.
From visual arts and dance classes to private music lessons, the arts are alive and well at the Bender JCC.
Films are as diverse as the Bender JCC itself, produced and directed by a bevy of international talent from around the globe, including Israel and the U.S.
First-ever Multifaith Film Fest, Video Recap
Rising stars and renowned artists will delight and inspire in the Bender JCC’s concert series.
Book lovers rejoice! From annual literary festivals and monthly book clubs to the Kass Judaic Library, the Center loves the literary arts.
From lectures and dance to film, music, and art, the Bender JCC offers exciting, innovative ways to learn about Israel—past, present, and future.
The Center offers a variety of Hebrew and Yiddish classes in a supportive, fun environment through conversation, reading, and writing.
The Bender JCC celebrates Judaism throughout the year with a variety of holiday celebrations and observances, family and community gatherings, and festive workshops.