Fighting Back

Fighting Back

The Lessans Family Literary Series Presents Jeffrey Weiss, Fighting Back: Stan Andrews and the Birth of the Israeli Air Force Tuesday, April 25 | 7:00 PM | $15 | In Person In commemoration of, Yom Hazikaron, Isreal’s Day of Remembrance, we are thrilled to welcome Jeffrey Weiss, co-author of Fighting Back.   Jeffrey will be in […]

Days of Remembrance

The Bender JCC will remember the victims, honor the survivors, and embrace the lessons of the Holocaust as we look towards a hopeful future free from hate. Antisemitism ─ the hatred of or prejudice against Jews ─ was at the foundation of the Holocaust and a basic tenet of Nazi ideology. During the Days of […]

Israel at 75 Celebration

Come join us in celebrating 75 years of Israeli life and culture! As we celebrate Israel’s milestone 75th year together throughout 2023, join your Bender JCC community and The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington for an incredible week of Israel at 75 events! A Taste of Israel April 30 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Family […]

Health & Wellness Expo

12th Annual Health & Wellness Expo Thursday, June 1 | 10:00AM-2:00PM Cost: FREE & Open To The Public Location: Leisure World | Clubhouse 1 3700 Rossmoor Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20906 The Bender JCC Coming of Age’s annual, highly anticipated Expo is designed to engage, educate, and empower attendees to make choices and take actions […]

Exercise Basics for Older Adults

Exercise is essential for good health and mobility but what should be included in a program as we age? Walking alone is not enough. Learn about the 4 different must-haves for an exercise program for older adults.

Adult Pickleball

Come join in on the fun! Jenny Sonnier, IPTPA Certified Pickleball Instructor, guides players through serving, returning, scoring, dinks, volleys, and court positioning

U.S. Citizenship Class

U.S. Citizenship Class Tuesdays | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Free (Students may join after the start date) Please contact Marcie Blackman to register. The Bender JCC is pleased to once again offer U.S. Citizenship classes. The 10-week session will be held once a week in person at the Bender JCC. *Please note you […]


Join us for Beginner, Advanced Beginner and Intermediate Canasta classes at the Bender JCC.

In-Person Mah Jongg

American Mah Jongg is an exciting four-player tile game with Chinese origins.

2023 Hamantaschen Sale

Everyone’s favorite part of Purim: Hamantaschens! Your favorite treat will be on sale once again for the holiday. Get them before they run out!