Bender JCC of Greater Washington

November 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 3-5

Montgomery Parks has numerous events planned this weekend to celebrate the day Maryland abolished slavery with a new constitution, Maryland Emancipation Day. Numerous historical sites are open, including Josiah Henson Park, Woodlawan Manor Cultural Park, Woodlawn Museum, Oakley Cabin African American Museum and Park, and the Harper Cabin at Brookside Nature Center. Take a hike […]

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May 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Police Chief Tom Manger Says Hate Crimes Increased by 32 Percent

After the second bomb threat was made to the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, the U.S. Department of Justice reached out to staff to see how they could be of assistance. “I said ‘well  I think it would be great if we could have a program that would educate our community and bring […]

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April 27, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hate Crime Prevention Forum to Take Place on May 1

Hate incidents across the county is why the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations service for a forum to help prevent hate. Representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Anti Defamation League and the Montgomery County Police Department will inform […]

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March 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Jewish Leaders Express Relief at Arrest in Israel

The leader of a Jewish Community Center in Rockville said Thursday he was relieved at the arrest of an Israeli 19-year-old for the series of bomb scares that were called in Jewish sites across the United States. But the arrest won’t change much at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington, said its CEO, Michael Feinstein. […]

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