Author Archives: wendy margolin

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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Alum Speaks About Faith, Religion and Atheism

Alum and Academy supporter Scott Shay (’75) returned to his alma mater on February 21 to discuss ideas from his…
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Wrestlers Triumph at Wittenberg

The Ida Crown wrestling team traveled to New Jersey Presidents Day weekend for the 24th edition of the Henry Wittenberg…
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Remembering Hilda Rapoport z”l

This week marked the end of an era for Ida Crown Jewish Academy, with the death of Academy Matriarch Hilda…
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Cosmic Ray Research at Fermilab

ICJA science students are preparing to join an experiment to map out muon flux in the underground Fermilab MINOS experiment.…
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Busy in Brooklyn Heads to Chicago for a Delicious Evening

Renowned cookbook author and blogger, Chanie Apfelbaum brought her Millennial foodie passion and culinary expertise to the women of Chicago…
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