Bender JCC of Greater Washington

June 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Muro de 37 Pies de Alto Listo para Escalar en Rockville

Una torre para escalar de 37 pies de altura está levantada y lista para los campistas y miembros del Centro Comunitario Judío Bender en Rockville. Los miembros del personal fueron capacitados en técnicas de escalada, seguridad y confianza. También probaron la torre en sí, subiendo 30 pies y tocando la cubierta superior, dijo el director […]

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June 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

37-Foot High Wall Ready for Climbing at JCC in Rockville

A 37-foot high climbing tower is up and ready to scale for campers and members of the Bender Jewish Community Center in Rockville. Staff members were trained Thursday on climbing, belaying and confidence building techniques. They also tried the tower itself, climbing up 30 feet  and touching the top deck, said Camp JCC Director Phil […]

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March 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, March 4 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Charter Review Commission Seeks Public Input: From 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Council Office Building’s 3rd floor hearing room in Rockville, the public is invited to participate in a listening session to discuss the make-up of the Montgomery County […]

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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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