Blog Category: Israel

Four Years of Torah Learning

When Jason Greenspan entered the Academy as a freshman, he had little experience learning Talmud and had never learned “inside”…
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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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Fighting Terror with Torah

In the summer of 2013, Emma Bellows and Revital Chavel (now seniors) participated in Camp Koby, a program with the…
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Promoting Israel on Campus

All I could think about after returning from my year studying in Israel was how I could get involved in…
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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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Artists 4 Israel

Regardless of your politics, we can all agree that any solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is going to take 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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Academy parents volunteer near Gaza

In late July, Ronnie and Elliot Robinson, parents of alumni, traveled to Israel from Skokie to bring chizuk and supplies…
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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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