Connecting our community to the people, history, culture, and land of Israel remains a core value of the Bender JCC. From lectures and dance to film, music, and art, the Center offers exciting, innovative ways to learn about Israel—past, present, and future.
Think + Drink
The Think + Drink Discussion Series presents provocative speakers and topics in local bars and tasting rooms. Join us for a drink and engage in moderated discussions with the Israeli artists, activists, and experts across a variety of disciplines that are making it all happen.
|Voices of Asylum Seekers in Israel||Sunday, February 16th - 7:00 PM|
Sunday, February 16th
An evening about Judaism, Refugees and Social Justice in Israel.
Join us for an exclusive opportunity to hear Barik (27) and Izadeen (21), young asylum seekers from Darfur, tell their remarkable life stories.
Learn about their escape from Sudan and the hazardous journey across the Sinai into Israel, and the current situation they’re facing Israel today. Eran Baruch, BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change’s Executive Director, will share what BINA is doing to help and will lead a discussion about Israel’s approach to refugees since the establishment of the State.
“You shall love the stranger as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt”
For more information, contact Gal Naor at 301-348-3849.