Jill Wine-Banks, the Watergate Girl

Jill Wine-Banks, the Watergate Girl

The Lessans Family Literary Series Presents Jill Wine-Banks, the Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice against a Criminal President In conversation with JWI CEO, Meredith Jacobs   Thursday, March 18 | 5:00 PM | $10 The Bender JCC’s celebration of Women’s History Month continues with a timely and engaging conversation with the attorney, […]

Trailblazing Women, Then and Now

In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month join us for a timely discussion of inspiring women from history and today.

Dr. LaNitra Berger, Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art

How Stern became a painter of black, Jewish, and coloured (mixed-race) life while maintaining a neutral position on apartheid.

A Conversation with Jonathan Kaufman, The Last Kings of Shanghai

The Lessans Family Literary Series A Conversation with Jonathan Kaufman, The Last Kings of Shanghai I Thursday, February 11 | 7:00 PM | $10 Join the Bender JCC for a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. Jonathan Kaufman, the author of The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China. An epic, […]

BYOB with Elayne Klasson, Love is a Rebellious Bird

Join our February BYOB program with debut novelist, Elayne Klasson. Bring questions and opinions to share with fellow book lovers and the author herself.

BYOB with Ron Balson, Eli’s Promise

In observation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Lessans Family Literary Series presents a special BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) with Ron Balson author of Eli’s Promise.

Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort

The Lessans Family Literary Series Presents Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort Author, Raffi Berg in conversation with Mossad commander, Dani Limor Tickets | $10 The Bender JCC is thrilled to partner with Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia and Weinstein JCC of Richmond to bring you an evening of spies, […]

David Baldacci, Daylight: An Atlee Pine Thriller

Lessans Family Literary Series Presents Book Fest in Your Living Room – David Baldacci, Daylight: An Atlee Pine Thriller Sunday, November 22 | 8:00 PM EST David Baldacci, Daylight: An Atlee Pine Thriller In conversation with Lisa Scottoline, New York Times Bestselling Author ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A Presented in partnership with […]

Ina Garten, Modern Comfort Food

Lessans Family Literary Series Presents Book Fest in Your Living Room – Ina Garten, Modern Comfort Food Wednesday, December 2 | 7:30 PM EST Ina Garten, Modern Comfort Food In Conversation with Michael Ian Black, Comedian, Actor, and Author ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A Presented in partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium […]

John Grisham, A Time for Mercy

Lessans Family Literary Series Presents Book Fest in Your Living Room – John Grisham, A Time for Mercy Wednesday, November 11 | 3:00 PM EST John Grisham, A Time for Mercy In Conversation with Holly Firfer, CNN Journalist Zoom Author Talk + Q & A Presented in partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium   Tickets: […]