Pull Up A Chair: A Conversation About Mental Health

Pull Up A Chair: A Conversation About Mental Health

Pull Up A Chair: A Conversation About Mental Health We invite you to join the Bender JCC on April 18 to see the captivating Goldman Art Gallery exhibit, Pull Up a Chair. This exhibit works to end the stigma around mental health and shine a light on the lived experiences of real people in our […]

To Life: Interconnections Through Art

We have all heard the phrase “To Life, to life, L’Chaim” and try to share in the wonders that Tevye famously expressed in Fiddler On The Roof. The Goldman Gallery’s exhibit “To Life: Interconnections Through Art” features the paintings of two local women, Julie Murray and Missy Shor. Their art poetically explores the past, present […]

Off to Join the Circus

The Lessans Family Literary Series Presents: Deborah Kalb: Off to Join the Circus In Person | $18 The Lessans Family Literary Series is thrilled to welcome Deborah for her presentation of her new book, Off to Join the Circus. Please join us for a Teatime Talk with author, local community member and frequent Lessans Literary […]

Cinema J: Remembering Gene Wilder

English | Documentary | USA, 2023 | 92 minutes Few comedic actors have left a more indelible mark on our culture than Gene Wilder, whose performances in such classics as The Producers, Young Frankenstein, and Silver Streak made him one of the most beloved stars of his era. This enrapturing and heartfelt documentary takes a […]

Cinema J: One Life

English | Docudrama | UK, 2023 | 110 minutes Tuesday, May 7 | 7:00 PM | $12 Kreeger Auditorium, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville, MD In commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Cinema J will be screening ‘One Life’ starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and Helena Bonham Carter. The true story of Sir Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Winton, a young London […]

Celebrating Women and Their Art

The Goldman Gallery and Montgomery Art Association presents Celebrating Women and Their Art February 18 – March 18 RECEPTION: Meet the Artists Sunday, March 3 | 12:00 – 3:00 PM Click HERE to view and download the exhibit brochure. During March, we celebrate women and the contributions and achievements they have made throughout history, culture, […]

Men’s Club Lecture: Keeping Seniors Safe

Bender JCC Social Hall | Free | Open to the Community Join the Bender JCC Men’s Club for a special lecture by Michael Conrad, Management Services Bureau, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). Keeping Seniors Safe is one of the leading community outreach programs of the MCPD. Michael will educate us about fraud, scams, and ID […]

Men’s Club Lecture: The Atom Bomb: The People and Implications for Our Future

Bender JCC Studio C | Free | Open to the Community Join the Bender JCC Men’s Club for a special lecture by Steve Goldberg, Senior Policy Advisor, Argonne National Laboratory. Steve will discuss the development of the atomic bomb under the auspices of the Manhattan Project. He will highlight the international scientists, policymakers, and directors […]

Rachel Shteir: Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter (Jewish Lives)

Thursday, March 14 | 7:00 PM | In Person | $18 In commemoration of Women’s History Month, The Lessans Family Literary Series is delighted to welcome Rachel Shteir for her presentation of her book, Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter (Jewish Lives).  Rachel will be in conversation with local community member and author Deborah Kalb. ABOUT THE […]