J Talks: Journeys Through Television and Film History


J Talks: Journeys Through Television and Film History

Wednesdays in February | Virtual via Zoom | 2:00 PM | $10/lecture Attend all 4 sessions for only $36! Join us for this virtual lecture series led by Brian Rose, professor emeritus at Fordham University. He’s written several books on television history and cultural programming, and conducted more than a hundred Q&A’s with leading directors, […]

Community Hanukkah Concert with Y-Studs A Cappella

$50 per individual ticket | $36 per ticket when purchasing four or more!* | Bender JCC Unite as one – b’yachad – on the seventh night of Hanukkah. Join your Bender JCC family for an evening of light, love, and latkes. 5:00 PM | Candle lighting 5:30 PM | Latke bar and other treats 7:00 […]

Cinema J: A Pocketful of Miracles: A Tale of Two Siblings

Two showings! Thursday, November 16 | 1:30 – 3:15 PM | Leisure World, Clubhouse II (3300 N. Leisure World Blvd., Silver Spring, MD 20906) Thursday, November 16 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM | Kreeger Theater at the Bender JCC*   English | Documentary | USA, 2023 | 1 hour, 16 minutes Berlin-born and D.C. based […]

Food’N’Fun: Founding Farmers Restaurant

Tuesday, December 5 | 12:30 – 3:00 PM | Founding Farmers in Rockville, MD | $36 Let’s do lunch! Join your Coming-of-Age crew and friends new and old for a delicious lunch. Recognized for its fare, Founding Farmers (12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854) offers classic, heartland-inspired meals as well as seasonal menus featuring […]

Knishes & Conversation

Special Events @ the JCC Knishes & Conversation Thursday, November 30 | 12:30 PM | $40 | RSVP by November 16 — SOLD OUT!   From Pushcarts to Poolside: An Immigrant History of Food A riveting and delicious culinary conversation tracing the immigrant history of food on the Lower East Side to the Borscht Belt […]

CoA Coffeehouse: Klezmer Meets Swing

Coming of Age Coffeehouse: Klezmer Meets Swing! Thursday, January 18 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM | $30 | Bender JCC The Seth Kibel Trio will brighten your evening with a program of Jewish klezmer and classic swing, exploring the ways in which the history of these genres overlaps and intertwines. Expect lots of familiar classics […]

Cinema J: The Automat

Thursday, December 21 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM | $12 | Kreeger Theater at the Bender JCC English | Documentary | USA, 2021 | 1 hour, 19 minutes NOMINEE OF FOUR 2022 CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS The Automat restaurants became a staple for millions of New Yorkers and Philadelphians during the early 20th century. Director Lisa […]

CoA Excursion: Pretty Woman at the National Theater

Sunday, December 17 | 7:30 PM | $160 Take a musical excursion to the National Theater with Coming of Age! Pretty Woman: The Musical is based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time. Pretty Woman the film was an international smash hit when it was released in 1990. Now, 30 years later, Pretty Woman: […]

CoA Excursion: Ragtime at the Signature Theatre

Sunday, November 12 | 2:00 PM | $135 — SOLD OUT! Take a musical excursion to the Signature Theatre with Coming of Age! Cost includes orchestra seating and transportation. Run time is approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, including on 15-minute intermission. Join Coming of Age to see the triumphant Tony Award-winning musical portrait of America […]

Israel Swings for Gold

English| Documentary | USA, 2023 | 1 hour 17 minutes In 2021, Israel’s baseball team competed in the Olympics for the first time. This film follows the players’ experiences on and off the field. They encounter unexpected battles including anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism. Victory for Israel comes on the playing field, even if not on the […]