Author Archives: wendy margolin

New Hebrew Department This Year

By Shoshi Bar-Meir Ida Crown welcomes not one, not two, but three new Hebrew teachers on its staff. While we…
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New Feminism Club at Ida Crown Makes Her-story

By Bayli Alter Starting this year, Ida Crown is offering a new club to its students: the Feminism Club. Feminism…
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What happens when a yeshiva bochur is well versed in Kafka

David Goldshmidt (’14) recently wrote the following email to Ms. Goldstein and agreed to share it on our website. This…
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Students attend leadership conference

Six ICJA student leaders and Mrs. Alissa Zeffren joined the NCSY JUMP (Jewish Unity Mentoring Program) conference in Connecticut this…
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How do we respond to Pittsburgh

Like all Jewish organizations around the country this week, ICJA students and staff spent the days grappling with how to…
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Keshet Peer Buddy Program at ICJA

Part of what makes Ida Crown so special is the inclusion of special needs students in the classroom, programming and…
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Apple Classroom to Support Classroom Culture

This year, a new Apple program has emerged in Ida Crown’s classrooms called Apple Classroom. Through this app, teachers can…
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Aces Cross Country Conference Sweep

ICJA Running Aces finished an incredible season this week with a Chicago Prep Conference sweep. In a field of seven…
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ICJA Retreat to Camp Chi

ICJA students and faculty hit the road just prior to Yom Kippur for an incredible retreat together at Camp CHI…
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Running Aces Attend Practice Memorializing the Holocaust

By Jacob Miller The Running Aces, Ida Crown’s cross country team, attended a practice at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and…
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