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JSA Celebrates Opening of New Prayer Room

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Filed under News

Thursday, Feb. 28 was special day for members of the Jewish Student Association (JSA) and all students of St. John’s University. A new prayer room was opened in the basement of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business. For this special occasion, JSA decided to host a ceremony in honor of the openi...

Lena Goren Shares Harrowing Journey at JSA Event

Lena Goren Shares Harrowing Journey at JSA Event

Alana Loren Bethea, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Filed under Features

On Dec. 21, 1941, German planes flew over a region of Thessaly, where a capital city lies surrounded by lush valleys and imposing mountains in Greece. As Lena Casuto Goren walked the streets of Larissa with her sister and her friend, she tilted her head toward the matte black canvas covered with...

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