Sunday, September 19, 2021

jGirls Magazine Teen Editorial Board

2020–2021

We are delighted to introduce jGirls Magazine’s 2020–2021 Editorial Board members. These 16 Jewish teenagers come to us with diverse backgrounds, identities, interests and personal experiences. Their individual and collective views and passions bring jGirls’ content and priorities to life.

Alex Berman

My name is Alex Berman, and I was born and raised in Manhattan. I’m a sophomore at the High School of American Studies at Lehman College in the Bronx, where I am on the track, cross country, and mock trial teams[…]

Aydia Caplan

Hiya! I’m Aydia, senior by day, slightly more awake senior by night. I’m from Denver, Colorado. When I have free time, a rare occurrence, I love to write, read (Terry Pratchett, anyone?), and debate philosophy with my friend. […]

Bella Rosenblatt

Hello! My name is Bella Rosenblatt, my pronouns are she/her/hers, and I am a senior vocal major at LaGuardia High School in New York City. I have lived in Manhattan my whole life. […]

Cecelia Ross

My name is Cece, and I am a homeschooled senior in high school from Strongsville, Ohio. I play the cello in a youth orchestra and a string quartet, and I volunteer each year to play for the High Holiday services at a retirement home in the area. […]

Dalia Heller

I am a junior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois, and I live in Buffalo Grove, a suburb outside of Chicago. I play the flute and am a Student Leader in my school’s band and marching band. […]

Emanuelle Sippy

Hey, I’m Emanuelle, a high school senior in Lexington, KY. I co-direct the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team, enlisting students as partners in improving schools, which was recently named a Civic Spring Project grantee for our Coping with COVID-19 Study. […]

Isabel Carr

I am a junior at The Paideia School in Atlanta, Georgia, where I live with my four Scottish terriers. I work as a math tutor, I’m in the acting troupe, and I’m on the volleyball and mock trial teams at school. […]

Isabelle White

I am a junior at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. I love spending time outside hiking and petting all the dogs I see on trails along the way. […]

Jemima Schoen

My name is Jemima Schoen, and I am a sophomore from Atlanta, Georgia. My interests include environmental science, feminism, psychology, and philosophy. […]

Joelle Reiter

Hi! I’m Joelle and I’m a homeschooled high school junior who’s grown up in Queens, New York, and Chicago, Illinois. I’m passionate about different forms of storytelling. […]

Lauren Alexander

Hi! My name is Lauren Alexander, and I am a sophomore at Tampa Preparatory School in Tampa, Florida. I am a part of my school’s honors choir and Jewish Student Union. […]

Lily Pazner

My name is Lily Pazner and I am a junior at Cranbrook Kingswood High School in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. I am beyond excited to be serving on the jGirls Editorial Board for a second year! […]

Maya Savin Miller

Howdy! I’m Maya, and I am a senior at Polytechnic School in Pasadena, California and a third-year jGirls editor. Writing and literature have always been a huge part of my life. […]

Naomi Kitchen

My name is Naomi Kitchen. I am a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Two years ago, I attended Alexander Muss High School in Israel for two months.[…]

Regina Hopkins

I’m a senior at Fairfield Warde High School, located in Fairfield, Connecticut. Throughout my life I have lived in many places, but I am happy to call Connecticut my current home.[…]

Zoe Lanter

Hi, I’m Zoe Lanter! I’m a senior at Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) in sunny Los Angeles, California. I’m the editor-in-chief of our school paper, LACES Untied, and I also enjoy creative writing. […]

Previous Years’ Editorial Board Members

  • All Previous Years
  • 2020 Grad
  • 2019–20
  • 2021 Grad
  • 2016–17
  • 2017–18
  • 2018–19
  • Staff

Aidyn Levin

I am a senior at The Paideia School in Atlanta, Georgia. I play on my school’s ultimate frisbee team, teach at a Jewish Sunday school, and volunteer weekly at an English class for refugees and immigrants. I am passionate about biology and photography, as well as spending time in the outdoors. […]

Aliza Abusch-Magder

I am a senior at The Weber School in Atlanta, Georgia. I am committed to Judaism and spirituality at large. My passions include prayer, writing, and weightlifting. I am a TED-talk addict, with an expansive sticker collection and a love of people watching. […]

Alyx Bernstein

I am a senior at Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, and live in New Rochelle, NY, a suburb of NYC. I am Sephardi and an egalitarian Jew. I was born in London, and moved to the US when I was nine. […]

Annie Poole

Annie Poole is a first year at Barnard College, where she intends to study art history and anthropology. At school, she is design director for the Journal of Art Criticism and is enjoying living in New York City. Annie grew up on Mercer Island, Washington, where she was print editor-in-chief of her high school’s student-run newspaper, […]

Audrey Honig

Audrey Honig is a student at Kalamazoo College in Michigan. She is involved in Hillel and is a counselor at URJ camp OSRUI. She plays the flute in her school’s orchestra and has taught herself to play the accordion. She continues to work with jGirls as a mentor. […]

Aydia Caplan

Hiya! I’m Aydia, senior by day, slightly more awake senior by night. I’m from Denver, Colorado. When I have free time, a rare occurrence, I love to write, read (Terry Pratchett, anyone?), and debate philosophy with my friend. […]

Ayelet Kalfus

I’m Ayelet, an eighteen-year-old New Yorker. My passions include science, writing (especially creative nonfiction), and staying up too late. I love exploring my many interests and am involved in a ton of extracurriculars, both within and outside of school. […]

Cara Marantz

Hi! My name is Cara Marantz, and I am a 17-year-old senior from Chicago, Illinois. When I am not working with jGirls, you can find me being an active member of my community. I am on my school’s varsity volleyball team, on the executive board of March for Our Lives Chicago, and the president of my synagogue’s youth group. […]

Cecelia Ross

My name is Cece, and I am a homeschooled senior in high school from Strongsville, Ohio. I play the cello in a youth orchestra and a string quartet, and I volunteer each year to play for the High Holiday services at a retirement home in the area. […]

Charlotte Daniels

I am a junior at an all-girls high school in Los Angeles, and I am the opinion editor for the upper school newspaper, mostly because I am very opinionated. I have written short stories since I was a kid and songs since before I could speak. […]

Dalia Heller

I am a junior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois, and I live in Buffalo Grove, a suburb outside of Chicago. I play the flute and am a Student Leader in my school’s band and marching band. […]

Danit Schinagel

My name is Danit Schinagel, I am seventeen years old and live in Denver, CO. I am a senior at Denver Jewish Day School. All my life, I have been dedicated to creativity—writing is my personal outlet and I am so grateful for that. […]

Emanuelle Sippy

Hey, I’m Emanuelle, a high school senior in Lexington, KY. I co-direct the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team, enlisting students as partners in improving schools, which was recently named a Civic Spring Project grantee for our Coping with COVID-19 Study. […]

Emilia Cooper

My name is Emilia Cooper. I have lived in Brooklyn, NY my entire life. I am a sophomore at NYC Lab School in Chelsea (Manhattan). As a female Jew of color, I have struggled with identity and knowing my place in my community. […]

Eva Strelitz Block

I am a senior at the Liberal Arts and Science Academy in Austin, Texas. I am an editor of the Liberator, my school newspaper; president of my school’s chapter of the Spanish National Honor Society; and a varsity coxswain for the Texas Rowing Center’s competitive crew team. […]

Gali Davar

Hello, I’m from Riverdale, New York. My mom is from Israel, my dad is from South Africa, and I grew up in a Jewish neighborhood in New York City. I’m a senior at the Bronx High School of Science, a specialized public high school. […]

Giovanna Wiseman

Hi, my name is Giovanna Wiseman and I’m a senior at Sharon High School in Sharon, MA. I am active in my school’s theater company, as well as human rights organizations and Girl Scouts. […]

Hannah Rosman

My name is Hannah Rosman. I am a senior at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia. I live with my mom, dad, and my three younger siblings, as well as my four dogs. I am the editor-in-chief of my school newspaper […]

Isabelle White

I am a junior at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. I love spending time outside hiking and petting all the dogs I see on trails along the way. […]

Juliet Norman

I’m Juliet. I’m currently a high school senior in South Florida. Spreading information through writing has been my passion for as long as I can remember. I fell in love with the journalism world after writing for my school and local newspaper. […]

Kinneret Katz

Kinneret Katz is a former jGirls Editor for the Fiction and Poetry Departments. From Los Angeles, she began writing in fifth grade and has since taken numerous classes on poetry, fiction, and nonfiction writing. Kinneret enjoys learning about cultures and religions […]

Lexie Fried

I am one of ten children, in the 12th grade, and live in Buffalo, NY. I believe in the importance of awareness and education in order to combat different worldwide issues. […]

Lily Pazner

My name is Lily Pazner and I am a junior at Cranbrook Kingswood High School in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. I am beyond excited to be serving on the jGirls Editorial Board for a second year! […]

Liora Meyer

Hi, my name is Liora Meyer. I am 17 years old and live in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where I am a leader of the Women in STEM club, a managing editor for the school newspaper, and a member of the choir. Additionally, I love literature, history, and visual arts […]

Madison Hahamy

Hi, everyone! My name is Madison Hahamy, and I am a senior who lives in Glencoe, Illinois, but attends the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois. I am a bibliophile who loves reading, writing, and research of all kinds. […]

Makeda Zabot-Hall

I live in Portland, Maine and attend Portland High School where I am currently a senior. I enjoy swimming, writing and volunteering at the Maine Youth Court. […]

Maya Rabinowitz

I’m currently in 12th grade at Germantown Friends School, a private Quaker school in Philadelphia, PA. I live with my two moms and my dog Ollie, and we practice Reconstructionist Judaism. I love school, particularly English and music, and I’m in the upper school choir which I really enjoy. […]

Maya Savin Miller

Howdy! I’m Maya, and I am a senior at Polytechnic School in Pasadena, California and a third-year jGirls editor. Writing and literature have always been a huge part of my life. […]

Molly Voit

I am a high school senior from Riverdale, NY. I attend Elisabeth Irwin High School in downtown Manhattan where my favorite subjects are English, Science, and Art. Outside of class, I enjoy running on my Track and Cross Country teams, reading, listening to podcasts, and playing with my two dogs. […]

Naomi Kitchen

My name is Naomi Kitchen. I am a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Two years ago, I attended Alexander Muss High School in Israel for two months.[…]

Noa Kalfus

I am a senior at SAR High School in Riverdale, New York, where I am a softball and volleyball player, passionate debater, and environmental club co-president. I love science and history and spend my free time drawing, reading, and joking around with my friends. […]

Nourya Cohen

I am a 16-year-old high school senior and live near Los Angeles, California. My parents are from Israel, and my grandparents are from Brazil, France, and Iran. My hobbies include learning other languages—specifically Chinese, Hebrew, and Spanish. […]

Penina Satlow

I’m Penina Satlow, from Providence, Rhode Island. This year I’ll be a mentor and advisor for jGirls magazine. I’m currently on a gap year studying and volunteering in Israel, at Mechinat Beit Yisrael in Jerusalem. I graduated from Classical High School, a public school in Providence. […]

Rachel Kaufman

I live in Boise, Idaho and am originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. I am a senior in high school and passionate about art, skiing, theatre, pluralism, and feminism. […]

Regina Hopkins

I’m a senior at Fairfield Warde High School, located in Fairfield, Connecticut. Throughout my life I have lived in many places, but I am happy to call Connecticut my current home.[…]

Rivka Mandelbaum

I’m currently a senior at Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh, an Orthodox Jewish day school in — you guessed it — Pittsburgh. Right now, I’ve been involved in my school newspaper since last year, as copy editor, writer, and occasional cartoonist. […]

Sasha Hochman

I am a high school senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Central High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I am also a spin-class enthusiast who loves to think, philosophize, and read–everything from The New York Times to the stack of novels by my bed. […]

Yvonne Liccione

I am a senior at Marvin Ridge High School located outside of Charlotte, North Carolina. I am in my county’s International Baccalaureate program which has significantly developed my skills as a writer and communicator. I am so excited to continue that development this year with jGirls. […]

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