Blog Category: Torah

On Living in the Land

Rebecca Nathan Kowalsky, Class of ’77 Life is a gift. Every breath we take. The simplest movement, the blade of…
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We’ll Miss You, Rabbi Kroll!

Rabbi Kroll has been one of the best teachers I have ever had and one of the most charismatic. Sometimes…
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An Israeli’s Reflections of the Academy and Returning Home

Recently Mrs. Tzippi Rimel’s sister sent her a video clip from Mrs. Rimel’s first grade siddur play in Israel. At…
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We Are ALL Jewish

Noah Shaffer, a senior at ICJA, recently represented all day school students at the JUF Day School event, sharing his…
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Running My Way to Success

By Michal Weissberg (’13) This past Friday, I ran the Jerusalem Half Marathon. With my experience and growth as a…
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Academy Stories

What is your Academy Story? We know you have a fun or meaningful story to share! Listen to these alumni…
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Proud alum, oleh and soldier!

Written this past week by Gabe Michael (’12), prior to joining the IDF It feels like yesterday I was in…
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The Invaluable Lesson of Time Management

During her years at the Academy, Leah Panitch Finkel (’02) was so accustomed to juggling 12 different classes that by…
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A Lot Can Happen in 15 Years

For most of our alumni, a lot can happen in the years since graduating high school. For Rachel (Hurwith) Zimmerman…
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Jewish Growth at ICJA

By Avital Horowitz, junior My decision to come to Ida Crown Jewish Academy was an easy choice because I knew…
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