Author Archives: wendy margolin

Mr. David Newman to Retire After Nearly 5 Decades

In 1972 Mr. David Newman entered the Ida Crown Jewish Academy Pratt building for the first time to begin what…
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Leadership at ICJA

At this year’s National Honor Society-Torah Chapter ceremony, 24 seniors joined the hundreds of ICJA alumni inducted into NHS in…
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Seniors Inducted into NHS

Congratulations to the outstanding seniors inducted into the National Honor Society: Torah Chapter this week! This is especially impressive because…
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Deepening Their Own Beliefs By Educating Others

In all the time that Ida Crown Jewish Academy students have spent living and learning Torah, rare is the occasion…
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Empowering the Next Generation of Women

ICJA girls on March 10 spent a meaningful morning of learning together as part of the girls’ fashion show: ICJA…
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Ham Radio Students Making Waves

A crew of ICJA seniors joined the ranks of licensed ham radio enthusiasts around the world recently by passing their…
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Varsity Girls Win Yeshiva Basketball Tournament

The Aces girls varsity basketball team finished up an impressive showing at this year’s Miami tournament in early March with…
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High School Students Trained As First Responders

On Thursday, Feb. 28 Chicago became one of only four Jewish communities around the world to graduate a class of…
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The Polar Vortex Explained

By Jacob Felix Which is colder? Earth or Mars? Mars is seemingly the obvious answer, but that all changed during…
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Mr. David Newman to Retire After 47 Year Tenure at ICJA

By Jacob Miller After a 47 year teaching stint at Ida Crown Jewish Academy, biology teacher Mr. David Newman plans…
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