Hamantaschen Bake

Hamantaschen Bake

VIRTUAL Hamantaschen Bake Join Hanna to learn how to make Hamantaschen virtually. Recipes will be provided in advance. This program is brought to you by Edlavitch DCJCC, Pozez JCC’s Growing Jewish Families and Bender JCC; funded by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and The United Jewish Endowment Fund. This program is cosponsored by PJ […]

Educating the Whole Child: Coffee and Conversation

A conversation between Alex Band (Director, Bender Early Childhood Center) and Susan Gold (Founder and Head of School, Feynman School) moderated by Josh Bender (CEO, Bender JCC). The Bender JCC is fortunate to have two phenomenal schools under one roof. The Bender Early Childhood Center (Bender ECC) is a Reggio inspired school for children 12-months […]

Virtual Sufganiyot Making

Sunday, December 10 | Free | Virtual via Zoom Join JFamily Ambassador Hanna to learn how to make Sufganiyot, traditional Hanukkah donuts, virtually! Recipes will be provided in advance. This event is in partnership with Edlavitch DCJCC and Growing Jewish Families. Questions? Contact Jen Radosh or Amy Lummer.

Stroller Strides at the J

The Bender JCC is excited to offer Stroller Strides® at the Bender JCC! The class is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Each 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun! Each Stroller Strides instructor is […]

Jewish Fertility Foundation Virtual Information Session

Jewish Fertility Foundation (JFF) provides emotional support and educational support for anyone seeking to grow their family. JFF also gives financial assistance in the form of grants for people in the Jewish community. Our educational, emotional support, and community programming serves Jewish and non-Jewish people in the Greater DC metro region. Our services are open […]

Mr. Harrison’s Music Party

Winter 2024 Session:  Sundays | February 11 – April 14 | 9:30 – 10:15 AM $200 / member | $210 / non-member | Bender-Dosik Parenting Center, Room 140 Come party with Mr. Harrison!  He will spark your little one’s music curiosity with elements of classic singalong songs, modern songs, instrument and rhythm exploration, dance, and […]

Crafty Kids: Creating Judaica Keepsakes

Sundays, January 7 – February 11 | 3:30 – 4:15 PM | Bender JCC, Art Studio A Prices per child: $180 / member | $190 non-member Personalize your Jewish holidays and rituals with crafts created by your kids! With help from a parent, we’ll make everything from Menorahs to Mezuzah cases. You’ll also get to […]

Bim Bom Bags: Hanukkah 2023

Bim Bom Bag is an interactive activities box filled with Jewish High Holidays-themed arts & crafts, stories, and more, hand-delivered** to our front-door! Bim Bom Bag is the perfect way for young families to learn about Jewish customs, independently with your kid(s) on your own schedule! Price: $18 / bag for members* | $20 / […]

Mr. John’s Music Party

Tuesdays, June 20 – August 15 | 10:00 – 10:45 AM | $200/$210 Per Child (Member/non-member) (skip date 7/4) Thursdays, June 22 – August 17 | 10:00 – 10:45 AM | $225/$235 (Member/non-member) Where: Bender JCC, Room 111 Come party with Mr. John!  He will spark your little one’s music curiosity with elements of classic […]


FIT4BABY® is designed specifically for moms-to-be. Winter 2024: Mondays | March 11 – April 29 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM | $199/person Skip days: April 1, 22 Spring 2024: Mondays, May 6 – June 17 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM | $199/person Skip day: May 27 Whether you are a first time mom-to-be or have […]