Holiday & Center Celebrations

The Bender JCC celebrates Judaism throughout the year with a variety of holiday celebrations and observances, family and community gatherings, and festive workshops.

Center Celebrations

Center-wide and festive for the entire family, Center celebrations incorporate the entire Bender JCC community for celebrations featuring activities for all ages.

 

Questions about Bender JCC holiday and Center celebrations? Contact us!

Sunflower Bakery Monday, August 30th - 12:00 PM - Order Deadline
Apples and Honeys Tuesday, September 7th - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
I Am Sorry Day Thursday, September 16th - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cinema J: Sukkot Saturday, September 25th - 6:00 PM

Sunflower Bakery

Monday, August 30th
12:00 PM - Order Deadline

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with Sunflower Bakery

Order by August 30 at 12 PM to pick up at the Bender JCC on Friday, September 3 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Sunflower is featuring holiday favorites, delicious new desserts, and round challah (traditional, almond, raisin, and honey whole wheat) to usher in the New Year. Ordering opens on July 25.

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Questions? Contact Sunflower at info@sunflowerbakery.org, 240.361.3698.

Sunflower Bakery is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) that trains young adults with learning differences for employment in the baking and hospitality industries.  Your order helps our students to practice and hone the essential skills they need to secure and sustain employment. Sunflower is pareve and supervised by the Rabbinical Council of Greater Washington.

 

Apples and Honeys

Tuesday, September 7th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Purchase Tickets

How good it will be to be together again!  Celebrate the Jewish holidays with the Bender JCC at one of our super fun and festive community gatherings! We are thrilled to offer our High Holiday programs in person again! 

All children are welcome: ideal for families with children ages 5 & under. This program is open to the general public. 

Apples and Honeys
Tuesday, September 7 | 10-11:30 AM | $30-Adult $15-Child
RSVP by Sept 2

Celebrate the Jewish New Year (outside and in-person) with your little ones at a program that is designed just for them! Join early childhood music specialist Lisa Baydush for a 45-minute kid-friendly, music-filled Rosh Hashanah morning. After the music program, we encourage you and your family to stay for a service project to support families in Montgomery County.

Ticket Includes party pack: Apples, honey, mini shofars, and interactive activities to be used during the program and beyond

Questions? Please contact Deb Rosenberg at drosenberg@benderjccgw.org

I Am Sorry Day

Thursday, September 16th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Purchase Tickets

How good it will be to be together again!  Celebrate the Jewish holidays with the Bender JCC at one of our super fun and festive community gatherings! We are thrilled to offer our High Holiday programs in person again! 

All children are welcome: ideal for families with children ages 5 & under. This program is open to the general public. 

I’m Sorry Day
Thursday, September 16 | 10-11:30 AM | $30-Adult $15-Child
RSVP by Sept 13

Teaching your little ones to say “I’m sorry” is a great way to begin explaining the holiday of Yom Kippur. Join us (outside and in-person) with early childhood music specialist Lisa Baydush for a 45-minute family-filled morning where we will explain this holiday in a tot-friendly musical way. After the music program, we encourage you and your family to stay for a service project to support families in Montgomery County.

Ticket Includes party park with Snacks, crafts, and activities to be used during the program and beyond!

Cinema J: Sukkot

Saturday, September 25th
6:00 PM

Cinema J Under the Stars: Sukkot Edition

Saturday, September 25, 6 PM

Details coming soon!

Questions? Please contact Deb Rosenberg at drosenberg@benderjccgw.org