Happy Purim Jewish people around the world celebrate the Festival of Purim today to honor the survival of the Jewish people under ancient Persian rule. Purim is one of the most entertaining Jewish holidays and has a carnival-like atmosphere. The celebrations start this evening and end in the evening tomorrow.
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New York, NY—- This evening the ASA Manhattan Campus played host to the opening ceremony of the Jewish Folk Arts Guild’s International Arts Exhibit. The opening remarks were given by ASA Associate Vice President of Education, Helen Polynsky. Ms. Polynsky thanked everyone for coming to the event, the artists of the works being displayed, and representatives from the Jewish Folk Craft Guild(JFCG) and COJECO. ASA Senior Vice-President, Dr. Alexander Agafonov, would follow explaining the unique ten-year relationship ASA has had with COJECO and the JFCG, and ASA’s appreciation for the arts. Following Dr. Agafonov would be representatives from COJECO and the JFCG, and an art expert all explaining the significance of ASA hosting such an event. The closing was given by ASA Vice President of Government and Community Relations, Roberto Dumaual, who reiterated on ASA’s appreciation for the arts and made an interesting point of art being a form of communication that can break through all boundaries.
Following the speeches, all of the artists and guests were welcomed to a viewing of all of the pieces on hand and refreshments.
The exhibit will be open to the public at the Manhattan Campus (1 Herald Square, 3rd Floor) until June 30th.
ASA students, faculty, and staff – we are a community that honors and values the achievements of our heroes. Now is the time to honor the 2020 graduates of our Nursing Program by taking a moment to observe their Pinning Ceremony. The Nursing Pinning Ceremony is a notable nursing school tradition. It signifies the graduates’ official initiation into the brotherhood and sisterhood of nurses. In 2020, a year with so many challenges, this ceremony takes on greater significance. Our Nursing graduates have...
The University Eye Center is providing “free” vision screenings on the following dates: Monday March 1st from 1pm to 3pm Monday April 5 from 2pm to 4pm Monday May 24 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Thursday June 10 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Monday August 23 from 9:30am to 11:30am Tuesday September 14 from 4pm to 6pm Tuesday November 9 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Please be advised that these are Vision Screenings not Eye Exams however, Infants under 18 months can have a complete eye exam done for free instead of a screening...