Author Archives: wendy margolin

Alumni Painter Shares Passion for Art

Local Chicago painter Jack Siegel (’51) exudes passion for painting and art. Armed with a sampling of his his own…
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Pottery Course at ICJA

Art students and instructor Kathy Kelly welcomed a new artist in residence to ICJA for second semester. Michelle Friedman (’75),…
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Wrestlers Perform Well at Regionals

Last Shabbat, the ICJA wrestling team made its annual pilgrimage to a hotel on Mannheim Road in Schiller Park, in…
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Wrestlers Finish 2nd in Chicago Prep Conference

After a long hiatus, the Aces wrestlers returned to action on Jan. 23 at Walther Christian High School in Melrose…
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Wrestlers Continue to Make Strides, Perform Strong

While ICJA was closed for winter break, some of the wrestling Aces were still in business.¬†Freshman Avi Seruya (285) and…
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Alum Becomes Army Instructor

Alum Naomi Gutstein (’15) posted the following status update on Facebook and agreed to let us share it. Naomi is…
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Meet the New Boys Varsity Basketball Coaches

After an upsetting 0-4 Sarachek run back in March, Ida Crown looked to reinvigorate the basketball program. Headed by Rabbi…
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Hugo’s Heroes Hatzalah Program Launches at Ida Crown

ICJA, together with Hatzalah Chicago, launched Hugo’s Heroes for the first time in Chicago on December 2. The world-wide initiative…
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Ms. Sheri Goldstein Honored as Educator of the Year

Longtime and distinguished English Department Chair Ms. Sheri Goldstein will be honored by the ATT with its top award for…
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Ida Crown Implements New Membean Vocabulary Program

By GADI KALMAN Last year, Mrs. Kahan and Mr. Olson added vocabulary homework, through a website called Membean, to their…
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