Thursday, February 22, 2024

Notice something different? We’ve added a “+” to our name to more accurately reflect our community, which includes teens who don’t identify as girls. We’re making this tweak as a first step while we work toward a new name that will more fully capture who we are. Stay tuned!

A serene beach with calm waters beneath a cloudy sky.


expanding the unexplored area of our tide
A photo of a person walking down a grassy hill a small one-story house in front of a forest.

Nature Reclaims

We defiantly wait ‘til our day comes, When all of the brownstones will turn green
In Danger of Melting Away by Sonja Lippmann for The Beauty of Shabbos by Kayla Colchamiro

The Beauty of Shabbos

Our voices create a channel / To leave the heartache and hurt of the past week
Thrift Shop by Danielle Deculus for Where it Hurts by Dalia Levanon

Where it Hurts

Tell me where it hurts and I’ll fix it let me catch the rose petals before they fall to the floor
jGirls+ Magazine - HOME

I Need a River

"what if i am an ocean / and she is a river?"
jGirls+ Magazine - HOME


i’m surrounded by Qs and Ps and guidelines due dates and deadlines and i can’t breathe
Elephant in the Womb photo from a rally

Pro-Choice: An Interview Series

As Jewish feminists, we are deeply frustrated and disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on the Dobbs v. Jackson case to overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling.

Millions of people lost their right to bodily autonomy on June 24th; these interviews share the views of only a few of them. Our hope is that this collection of interviews gives insight into some of the faces and perspectives behind the issue of reproductive rights.

Read the full introduction and all four interviews:

Watching Hope Come Alive: A Day in the Life at Beit Ruth for Young Women and Girls At Risk by Simone Saidmehr - Photo by Hannah Rubenstein

Watching Hope Come Alive: A Day in the Life at Beit...

“Under three different roofs, 45 girls sleep soundly, protected by their love for one another and by the staff who work 24/7, 365 days and nights to give them the best chance at healing from their trauma and living a fulfilling life.”
Tool Box by Hani Weiman

Tool Box

Art For Maurice's Problem - Liora Meyer

Maurice’s Problem

Looking Jewish by Rebekah Friedman - Photo by Ayelet Kalfus

Looking Jewish

The Next Generation by Olivia Suddleson

The Next Generation


Share Your Voice and Vision!

jGirls+ Magazine accepts submissions on an ongoing basis from from self-identifying Jewish teenage girls ages 13-19. We accept submissions on any subject of interest to you.

We also pose “theme” questions that our editors and friends are talking about, and we invite you to join the conversation by submitting works on those topics, too.

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