Blog Category: Academy Stories

ICJA Response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

*Please check here for our most up-to-date information regarding school closures, virtual learning, and updates from the Illinois Board of…
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This Week in Athletics 3/15-3/22 2020

Sunday, March 15th 3:00 PM- Girls Soccer Practice (Outside) Monday, March 16th TBD- Baseball Practice at Maryville Academy Tuesday, March 17th…
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ICJA Wrestling Heads Out to the Wittenberg Tournament After Strong Season

After a rousing team hotel Shabbaton, the Ida Crown Wrestling Team charged into action Saturday evening at the IHSA Class…
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1st Ever Shabbat Observant Accommodations for Cross Country

  In a historic event for Ida Crown Jewish Academy and the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), ICJA hosted the…
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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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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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Alum Wins an Emmy at 23

alum wins an Emmy for reporting

This spring, ICJA alum Eliana Block (’12) was thrilled to announce she and her Impact team at WUSA9, the CBS-affiliate…
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We Persevered

ICJA Aliyah Stories

In honor of Israel’s 70th year, we asked our alumni in Israel to share their aliyah story.  Read Kineret Meyer…
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Every Day I am Home

In honor of Israel’s 70th year, we asked our alumni in Israel to share their aliyah story.  Read Don Kates(’65)…
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Dream and Do

In honor of Israel’s 70th year, we asked our alumni in Israel to share their aliyah story.  Read Chana (Weiss)…
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