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Shalom and Welcome to FGCU!

Welcome Students of Fall 2013! Now is the tichabad student group.jpgme to decide what you will make of the Jewish opportunities at Florida Gulf Coast University. We encourage you to enhance your college experience by participating in a variety of Jewish activities. At the Chabad Jewish Center, it's easy, enjoyable and you will have lots of company.

The Chabad Student Group works hard to plan semesters packed with great events. This site will give you an idea of some of the rich opportunities that await you. Make sure to check our calendar to keep up with all that latest that's going on. Please contact us if you'd like to receive our monthly calendar of events by mail.

Remember, the Chabad Jewish Center @ FGCU is your "home away from home". Meet, greet, eat and socialize with other Jewish students in a warm atmosphere. Our activities are open to all regardless of Jewish affiliation, background or level of observance.

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  You are all welcome to Join us for the High Holidays!

·          No Background or Affiliation NecessaryShofar (2)

·          Hebrew/English Prayer-Books

·          Ongoing Insightful commentary

·          Warm and Welcoming Atmosphere

·          Traditional and Contemporary Services

·          Children will have seperate program in seperate room.


High Holiday Services - Schedule

Rosh Hashanah

Join us for Rosh Hashana Community Dinner click here for more details 

 Sep. 4, 2013               Evening Service: 7:00 pm

  Sep. 5 & 6                Morning Service 10:00 am

            Shofar Sounding 12:00 noon

   Sep 17                        Tashlich Service & Shofar 6:30 pm  

                                All Services followed by Kiddush

Yom Kippur

Sep.    13, 2013   Kol Nidre: 7:15 pmMachzor (small)

Sep.    14, 2013   Morning Service: 10:00 am

                 Yizkor  Memorial Service: 12:30 pm

                 Mincha Service: 5:30 pm

                  Neila Closing Service: 6:30 pm

Neila Service followed by Break the fast, Celebrating Chaya Mushka Greenberg's Ninth Birthday

No Membership Fees or Tickets Required

Rosh Hashana Services will take place at the Chabad Center

24850 Old 41 Rd. Suite 20 (In Bernwood Centre)

Bonita Springs

Maps & Directions

 Yom Kippur Services will take place at the

Hyatt Regency Resort

5001 Coconut Rd. Bonita Springs

Maps & Directions


(Special guest room rates available) 


RSVP by calling (239) 949-6900 or by e-mailing

To get some more insight into the High Holidays Click Here


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How about dinner Friday night? Candle-lit, a cup of wine,
me and you...and other Jewish students, all enjoying a four
course gourmet dinner and celebrating Shabbat. Shabbat
dinner at Chabad –

Zero pressure, Total Pleasure.

Shabbat Shalom! Join us with your friends!

7:00PM Kabalat Shabbat (services)
7:30 PM Shabbat dinner

at 24809 Rodas Drive Bonita Springs. All are welcome!

Parsha & Pasta

lunch n learn.gif Join us Every Tuesday 12:00 - 1:30 (or any time in between) for Lunch & Learn

Outside Student Union Food Court

Parsha & Pasta is a great time to joi n fellow students for a great lunch (provided) and a great discussion on the weekly Torah portion .

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Welcome Jewish Freshman!
Enjoy a delicious Kosher BBQ, while you check out all that Chabad has to offer, and become part of the family!

Even if you are no longer a freshman, invite your friends and join us as we welcome a new class of Jewish Eagles!
Sunday, September 25, 2013 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
at Glow Golf - Gulf Coast Town Center
10037 Gulf Center Dr, Fort Myers, FL
 Call/text 23.248.7722 for info/details/directions
High Holidays Sercices


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Come celebrate Tu B'shvat* (Jewish New
Year for trees)
with a grand ceremony at
Havdalah** U n d er the Stars
Saturday, January 26
8-10 pm
On the SoVi Green
Food • Music • Crafts
Free Raffle • and Much More
Info & RSVP Facebook: Chabad at FGCU • 239-949-6900

Torah Scrolls

J oin us for Simchat Torah

No charge!

at the Chabad Center

24850 Old 41 Rd. Suite 20 (In Bernwood Centre)

Bonita Springs

Maps & Directions

Monday, Oct. 8 2012 7:00 pm

Total Joy and Celebration, Buffet Dinner, Dancing with the Torahs. Jewish Joy you've never experienced!



Birthright Israel
Registration: Sunday. Sep. 8 2013
Upcoming Events
There are no events posted at this time. Please contact us for more info about our events.