Friday, January 27, 2023

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!


I Am Not Your Number

“We pray to the god you don't want us to believe in”
New Recording 930820847284 by Devra Goldhaber - photo Sparks Fly By Marika Campbell-Blue

New Recording 930820847284

If I could do it all again I would write you a hundred happy endings, spell your names into each leaf and tree and cloud.
Stars and Scars by Sarah Jean - photo by Hannah Rubenstein

Stars and Scars: Finding Strength in the Little Jewish Girl I...

“I may not have gotten a tattoo, but the stars I cut are just as permanent.”
Sacred Walls by Shayna Schreiber - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

Sacred Walls

“Its Hebrew bitter to my untrained tongue/ And its mysteries swirling in my clueless mind”
Self-Portrait by Gertie Angel.jpg


Self-portrait done with pencil and graphite on paper
Photo Pink Dress by Lydia Miller. A photo of a young girl with short blond hair and a bright pink dress in a field of tall grass with a blue sky.

Feminine for Real

“Clothes have a purpose and it’s not to please you.”
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:

of Felled and Fallen by Anonymous - photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

Of Felled and Fallen

“If no one heard it, did the tree even fall?”


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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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