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Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, leaps for a rebound with Jack Melnick, 12, left, at Fleischmann Park during Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband. Greg Kahn/Staff

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Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, leaps for a rebound with Jack Melnick, 12, left, at Fleischmann Park during Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband. Greg Kahn/Staff

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  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, rises for a shot at Fleischmann Park during Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, walks onto the courts at Fleischmann Park before his orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, wraps a telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband, around the arm of Mika Crespo, 14, center, at Fleischmann Park before Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Mika Crespo, 14, says a prayer with a telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband, wrapped around his head at Fleischmann Park before Rabbi Fishel Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, wraps a telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband, around the arm of Shaun Cohen, 31, center, at Fleischmann Park before Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, rises for a shot at Fleischmann Park during Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband.
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, wraps a telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband, around the arm of Mika Crespo, 14, center, at Fleischmann Park before Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, wraps a telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband, around the arm of Shaun Cohen, 31, center, at Fleischmann Park before Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, leaps for a rebound with Jack Melnick, 12, left, at Fleischmann Park during Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Chabad Naples, reaches around to pass the ball to a teammate at Fleischmann Park during Zaklos' orthodox Jewish outreach program for men of the faith to play basketball together and learn more about the Telfillin, a set of Jewish prayer boxes and armband. Greg Kahn/Staff

On Tuesday nights at Fleischmann Park in Naples, there’s a basketball game where faith and fitness truly share the court. That’s when Rabbi Fishel Zaklos of Jewish center Chabad Naples and others of the local Jewish community don athletic shoes and yarmulkes for a game of hoops.

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