JAO partners with Christian and Muslim schools for multi-faith program


Jewish Academy of Orlando fifth graders participated with students from Leadership Preparatory School and Geneva School to plant "Trees for Peace" at Mead Garden.

Jewish Academy of Orlando fifth grade students partnered with Muslim peers from Leadership Preparatory School and Christian peers from Geneva School in "Trees for Peace,"  a multi-faith tree planting service held at Mead Gardens. The tree planting is part of the schools' Multi-faith Education Program that has been in place for almost 20 years. The students typically meet at each school to learn about each other's cultures and religions. Because of COVID-19 safety precautions, the students met only once. This year's tree planting took place at Mead Botanical Garden in Winter Park.


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