~May 8, 2023 ~ Community News ~

May Programs

May is Jewish American Heritage Month

Join us during Jewish American History Month to watch local documentaries about local Jewish history and discuss its impact on future generations.

Tuesday, May 9 at 3:00 PM

Nina Iser Jewish Cultural Center

Register here: jhsswf@gmail.com


Do you know how to play chess? If so, come join us!

All levels can participate

Thursday, May 11 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Nina Iser Jewish Cultural Center

Please send Renee an email HERE to let her know you will be attending this free program.


Come join us for a game or two of Bingo.

Prizes will be given out to the winners.

Free program for all members

Thursday, May 18 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Nina Iser Jewish Cultural Center

Register Here 

Children with families and PJ Library are invited

Let's talk Ruth, kindness and ice cream!

Sunday, May 21

3:00PM - 4:00PM


Scoops, Greentree Plaza

2378 Immokalee Rd.

Naples, FL 34110

June Programs

Transatlantic Discussion

Watch Transatlantic on Netflix, at your leisure and come together on Zoom to discuss. Watch all 7 episodes and come discuss the characters, scenes, and plot. Free program for all. Watch the trailer HERE

Monday, June 5

12:00-12:45 PM

Register HERE. The Zoom link will be emailed 2 hours prior to the start of this program to those who register.

Singles Social Group

All MCA, WCA, and JFGN members are invited to a Lunch Date!

Join us on Thursday, June 8 at Noon at Nina Iser Jewish Cultural Center.

Come meet each other while eating delicious food.

Register for this program here. https://JFGN.regfox.com/lunch-date-on-june-8

GoPita.COM is offering 10% discount and free delivery for this special lunch date. (Enter code ‘lunchdate’ starting June 7). The direct link to PURCHASE your order: https://gopita.square.site?cc=LunchDate.

www.GoPita.com will deliver our food by noon on June 8, so make sure to place your order starting June 7

Israeli Music and Dance Performance

The Israel Scout Friendship Caravan is coming to Naples and will sing and dance for us on

Tuesday, June 20

7:00-8:30 PM

Nina Iser Jewish Cultural Center

Everyone is invited to attend and sing along with us!

This Caravan consists of 10 Israeli teens who will perform by singing and dancing to our community. 

Register HERE to attend this free performance

2 More Host Families are Needed

The hosting experience is often the most exciting and meaningful part of the Caravan’s visit. Families love bringing the Caravan into their homes, getting to know the teens and learning more about Israel. It is a valuable and unforgettable experience.

Your responsibilities include meals and sleeping arrangements on Tuesday, June 20 and transportation to/from the events. 

If you have youngsters or teens at home, this would be a real treat for them.

If you don’t have youngsters or teens at home, this would be a real treat for you!

If you are interested in hosting, contact Renee’ at rbialek@jewishnaples.org 

Summer Book Discussions

Sally Koslow, The Real Mrs. Tobias, on Wednesday, June 28 from 11 am-12pm

Weina Dai Randel, The Last Rose of Shanghai, on Wednesday, July 26, 11 am-12 pm 

Rachel Barenbaum, Atomic Anna, on Wednesday, August 30 from 11 am-12 pm 

Howard Blum, The Spy Who Knew Too Much, on Wednesday, September 27 from 11 am-12 pm 


Read the books in advance at your leisure and come together for a discussion.

Each author will be Zooming in.

Attendees can attend In Person at the Nina Iser Jewish Cultural Center or Zoom in

Please register for one or all book discussions HERE

Free program for all.

E-Blast Sponsor

Do you want your Logo here?

Would you like to be a Sponsor?

For more information on how to become an Eblast sponsor, contact JOY HERE.

Annual Community Campaign Matching Grant

We have been given an anonymous $25,000.00 matching grant towards our Annual Community Campaign.

Your contributions will be matched by either increasing your 2023 gift from last year’s gift or by donating a new gift if you didn’t give a gift last year.

Questions, ask Jeffrey Feld

Donate Now!

Personalize your brick today!

We are selling beautiful engraved Pavers for our Plaza area in the Nina Iser Jewish Cultural Center.

Purchase an Engraved Brick to Honor or Memorialize a loved one. Three sizes – 4”x8” $360.00, 8”x8” $720.00, 12”x12” $1800.00. Click on the link below to fill out the order form.

Questions, ask Jeffrey Feld

Purchase an engraved brick

Additional Information

Making a tribute or memorial gift is a wonderful way to honor the memory of a loved one, celebrate someone special in your life or commemorate milestones (such as a birthday, wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, or anniversary). We will send an acknowledgment of your gift to the recipient(s) or their family.
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