Sunday, April 14, 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!

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Between Barbie Land and the Real World

As we get older, we understand that there are complications and uncomfortable truths about how we girls are perceived and how we think of ourselves.
Woman reads the Webster's New World Dictionary, blocking her face with the large red book.

In Accordance with the English Language

I pluck words from dictionaries and thesauri In attempts to sound among the great Poets
An up-close photo of pile of three lemons

Citrus Gardens in the Winter

Do the swings dangle empty in the wintertime bereft of the hands which grasped the twine
A brightly colored mural of a woman with flowing blonde hair enjoying an ice cream cone.

I want to eat all of the love in the world

I do not want to be loveable, I want to be all-consuming.
Four lit remembrance candles sit in front of a framed sepia-toned photo of a family.

Of Witches

Through Bubbes unknown that I can’t forget/ Not untied from loss but forever chained to it
A dark beige three-story house with big windows, two balconies, and white pillars

The Day I Went Home

My cab pulls up in front of the house. I’m shaking already.
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:

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
The Last Rose by anonymous

The Last Rose

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The Black Songbird

Death by Mollye Oze

Death

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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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