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Jewish Academy of Orlando fifth grade students partnered with Muslim peers from Leadership Preparatory School and Christian peers from Geneva School in a day of learning at JAO. The event is the first of the schools' three-part Multi-faith Education Program that has been in place for 17 years.
Through the Jewish Pavilion planning, the kindergartners from The Jewish Academy of Orlando delighted the seniors at Savannah Court singing Chanukah songs. They presented the seniors with handmade cards and plenty of kisses (Hershey's that is).
Jewish Academy of Orlando kindergarteners performed in the school's annual Thanksgiving show. The audience was taken back in time to the days of the pilgrims. Each student had a role telling the story of the first Thanksgiving
Jewish Academy of Orlando fourth and fifth graders heard testimony from Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann as part of a visit organized by Dr. Dan Layish, an alumni parent. Steigmann visited students to share his incredible story of hope and survival.
The Jewish holidays at Jewish Academy of Orlando have always been special, and for the second year in a row, they were even more memorable as the students celebrated with their friends, teachers, and the community at two local synagogues
Jewish Academy of Orlando's students love celebrating the new year and spending time with their friends in the sukkah. Here are a few peeks from the week's activities.
Jewish Academy of Orlando Mac the Bee returned to the Roth Family Jewish Community Center with much fanfare. Students and faculty of Jewish Academy of Orlando and the Early Childhood Learning Center at the JCC danced, sang, and welcomed Shabbat with Mac the Bee at a campus-wide Shabbat.
On Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, students at Jewish Academy of Orlando observed Tashlich. While transitional kindergarten, kindergarten, first, and second graders attended a service on campus, grades 3-5 observed Tashlich at Lake Lily.
Jewish Academy of Orlando grows with new students, new teachers, and a new grade level. While most of the growth came in the lower grades, the upper grades showed marked growth as well. Head of School Alan Rusonik said, "We are grateful for these positive trends and look forward to building on this momentum."