The Naples Jewish Congregation has received well-deserved attention in various local newspapers, yet it remains a hidden gem in Southwest Florida. Within its walls, NJC fosters a vibrant environment embracing the richness of Jewish traditions, a nurturing sense of camaraderie, and unwavering support during life’s joyful and difficult moments. Beyond the spiritual observances, it offers a sanctuary for cherished Sunday afternoons spent in the company of friends. The warmth and immense heart of NJC shine through consistently in media coverage, a label the congregation proudly wears and effortlessly embodies. It’s a true testament to the inclusive and welcoming spirit that defines this remarkable community.The Naples Press 9-15
Abbreviated version of the Federation Star article celebrating 25 years of Naples Jewish Congregation
Naples Jewish Congregation celebrates 25 years, founded by 13 couples seeking a Reform congregation for adults. Partnered with Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Had 4 permanent rabbis, currently led by Rabbi Howard Herman. Offers Friday and monthly Saturday services. Active congregation with social events, adult education classes, and unique gatherings called “Flamingle.” Vibrant sisterhood hosting various activities. Special events like the second seder, Chanukah dinner, and 25th-anniversary celebrations with performances by “Listen Up!” from Chicago. Open to the public; visit naplesjewishcongregation.org for details and membership information. Join the [Small] Congregation with a Big Heart!
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