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Gabriel Isenberg, 6, from left, and Greyson Albert, 6, and Zoe Walter, 5, second from right, assume the role of family members to Alex Nicholau, 6, and Hanah Samuel, 7, who portray a bride and groom during a Jewish mock wedding Monday at Camp Gan Israel at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp put on by Chabad of Naples. Each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. More photos can be seen online at www.naplesnews.com as well as the camp's website www.cginaples.com. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff

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Gabriel Isenberg, 6, from left, and Greyson Albert, 6, and Zoe Walter, 5, second from right, assume the role of family members to Alex Nicholau, 6, and Hanah Samuel, 7, who portray a bride and groom during a Jewish mock wedding Monday at Camp Gan Israel at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp put on by Chabad of Naples. Each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. More photos can be seen online at www.naplesnews.com as well as the camp's website www.cginaples.com. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff

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  • A scene from a Jewish mock wedding during Camp Gan Israel, put on by Chabad of Naples at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp where each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • A scenes from a Jewish mock wedding during Camp Gan Israel, put on by Chabad of Naples at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp where each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Students and counselors dance around Alex Nicolau, 6, and Hanah Samuel, 7, who play the role of the bride and groom in a Jewish mock wedding during Camp Gan Israel, put on by Chabad of Naples at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp where each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos, upper left, secures a cloth to a broomstick to create a canopy while his wife Ettie, shows their son Medel, center, and other children how to hold it up for a Jewish mock wedding during Camp Gan Israel, put on by Chabad of Naples at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp where each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Gabriel Isenberg, 6, upper right, draws a picture to add to a tapestry of pictures as a gift to give at a Jewish mock wedding during Camp Gan Israel, put on by Chabad of Naples at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp where each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Alex Nicolau, 6, right, and Hanah Samuel, 7, upper left, are lifted in chairs by camp counselors and other students while playing the roles of a bride and groom, during Jewish mock wedding at Camp Gan Israel, put on by Chabad of Naples at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. In Jewish tradition the bride and groom are lifted in chair to symbolize a blessing of being supported and uplifted by their friends and family. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp where each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Alex Nicolau, 6, and Hanah Samuel, 7, playing the roles of a bride and groom, wait for their Jewish mock wedding to begin during Camp Gan Israel, put on by Chabad of Naples at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp where each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Gabriel Isenberg, 6, from left, and Greyson Albert, 6, and Zoe Walter, 5, second from right, assume the role of family members to Alex Nicholau, 6, and Hanah Samuel, 7, who portray a bride and groom during a Jewish mock wedding Monday at Camp Gan Israel at Seagate Elementary School in North Naples. About 80 children are participating in the four-week summer camp put on by Chabad of Naples. Each day has a different theme to teach the students about Jewish customs and about being good citizens. The themes include a Brachot Day, which means blessings day, and a Mitzvah Day, which is a day dedicated to good deeds. More photos can be seen online at www.naplesnews.com as well as the camp's website www.cginaples.com. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff

Camp Gan Israel, sponsored by Chabad of Naples, holds a Jewish mock wedding for students in the four-week summer camp.

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