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JAO students observe Tashlich and clean up Lake Lily


October 2, 2020

Students toss crumbs into Lake Lily as they observe Tashlich.

On Friday, Sept. 25, students at Jewish Academy of Orlando observed Tashlich.  While the younger grades attended a service on campus, grades 3-5 observed Tashlich at Lake Lily. The program, attended by students and their families, included a service with inspirational readings from Jewish sources and concluded with the blowing of the shofar.  Afterwards, the students symbolically cast their sins into the water to help usher in new beginnings for the New Year. The student event concluded with a Mitzvah project of cleaning up the park. 

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