Blog Category: Aliyah

Alum Discovers ICJA Connection in Har Nof

When 12 freshman boys in Rabbi Gross’s Gemara class wrote a letter to the families of the Har Nof kedoshim,…
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Alum Moves to Israel to Work the Land

By Abby Lennon Saper (’06) A lot has happened since I walked into Ida Crown for the first time as…
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Alum Serves in Sheirut Leumi

By Shira Lebowitz As far back as I can remember, Israel has been an important part of my life. In…
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Donor’s Gift, Keeps on Giving

When ICJA parent Sam Gorenstein a”h passed away, his wife, Adele, and children decided to honor his memory with a…
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Alum at Center of Campus Hiring Controversy

While interning at AIPAC this past summer and planning for his role as president of the University of Illinois pro-Israel…
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A Letter from an Alum in Israel

After producing our video, ICJA Stands With Israel, we received the following letter from Zach Millunchick, (’10). I made Aliyah…
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Israel: Our Blood, Our Right, Our Inheritance

Written by Chani Turk (’92) in the wake of rockets pounding on Israel. I have never really been in a…
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Drawing Strength from Children

I wrote this a few weeks ago, the morning after the first Code Red siren sounded in Gush Etzion.  For…
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Directing Camp Amid Sirens

I’ve been living in Israel since I graduated ICJA in 2002, and I have been in Herzliya as part of…
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Thoughts on Life in Israel

My son was on a school trip today to a new wonderful park in Bet Shemesh. He and some friends…
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