Our Calendar

Interfaith Opportunities: How the Flood at AME Zion Church is Bringing Us Together

Members of Scotland AME Zion Church have wanted to restore the church founded in 1924 off Seven Locks Road in Potomac for decades. They thought it might be the end in 2019. A flood wiped out the foundation and left the building unusable for…

Victims and Victories: Jewish Life in Europe

Let's reflect on both the victims and victories of Jewish Life in Europe. We gather at the Bender JCC for a morning exploring topics of Jewish life in Europe. Rabbi Michael Berenbaum will speak on a topic inspired by Gerda Weissmann Klein z'l. …

Saturday Night – Music, Wine, and Food – 3/11/23

An evening of celebration with the Jewish Studio. Our venue is the bucolic and beautiful Rocklands Farm Winery in Poolesville, Maryland.  We'll begin with a delicious dinner (no meat) and unlimited wine. After sundown, we'll share a joyful…

Shabbat – Eat, Pray, Learn – 3/11/23

Coffee and noshes to start your Shabbat day. We will learn, we will pray, and then we'll eat some more and maybe learn some more or pray some more with these extraordinary leaders. Jessica Kate Meyer received rabbinic ordination from Hebrew…

Friday Night With Friends – 65th Birthday Edition – 3/10/23

Jessica Kate Meyer received rabbinic ordination from Hebrew College. She studies and performs Jewish music from Sephardic and Ashkenazi traditions. Most recently she was Rabbi/Hazzan at the Kitchen in San Francisco and, before that, Rabbi and…

It’s Even Worse Than It Looks – Norman Ornstein

A presentation by noted scholar and commentator Norman Jay Ornstein, American political scientist and Emeritus scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C. think tank. He is the co-author of It's Even Worse Than It Looks:…

Cyberwar and Cybersecurity

Peter Warren Singer is an American political scientist, an international relations scholar, and a specialist on 21st century warfare. He is a New York Times bestselling author of both nonfiction and fiction, who has been described in the Wall…

Jewish Studio Book Event

Friday Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. musical service, delicious dinner, and conversation with David Bernstein author of the new book, Woke Anti-Semitism.

High Holidays 2022, Starting Sunday Sept. 25.

Rosh Hashanah Eve at the Bender JCC, 6:30 p.m. Rosh Hashanah First Day at the Bender JCC, 9:30 a.m. followed by lunch. THEN WE CHANGE LOCATIONS! Yom Kippur services at Glen Echo Park, in the Bumper Car Pavilion! Tuesday evening October…

When I need your help . . . aging parents

Some aging parents continue struggling for independence. And then they need your help. How are you coping? Let's have a conversation. Sign up on Eventbrite.