Thursday, February 22, 2024

Meet the jGirls+ Teen Editorial & Photography Staff

We are delighted to introduce jGirls+ Magazine’s 2023–2024 teen staff members. These 25 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.

Teen Editorial Staff 2023–24

Aimée Brown-Borges

Aimée Brown-Borges is a member of the graduating class of 2025 on the East Coast. Her favorite areas of study are history and English, and she enjoys having deep discussions about interesting topics.

Alex Levy

Alex Levy is a member of the class of 2024 at Bio-Med Science Academy and lives in Warren, Ohio. She is a journalist, reader, and public health enthusiast. Currently, Alex is becoming a certified nursing assistant and a phlebotomist.

Allie Gerber

Allie Gerber is a member of the class of 2026 at the Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas. She loves to read, write, run, bake, and hang out with friends and family.

Annika Liss

Annika Liss lives in Durham, Connecticut, where she is a member of the class of 2025 at Coginchaug Regional High School. She loves playing the horn and the guitar, […]

Ary Hammerman

Ary Hammerman is a member of the class of 2025 at the Leffell School in Hartsdale, New York. She is an aspiring journalist and has written for a variety of publications including the Jewish Telegraphic Agency […]

Avah Montgomery

Avah Montgomery is a proud member of the class of 2025 at Shadow Mountain High School in Phoenix, Arizona. She is the president and lead editor of the Veterans Heritage Project […]

Emily Maremont

Emily Maremont is a member of the class of 2025 at University High School in San Francisco, California. Her plays have received readings at the Potrero Stage in San Francisco and at The John F. Kennedy Center […]

Emma Shalmiyev

Emma Shalmiyev is a member of the class of 2024 at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Merion Station, Pennsylvania. Emma has performed in her school’s music showcase, both in high school and middle school. […]

Emmie Wolf-Dubin

Emmie Wolf-Dubin is a member of the class of 2026 in Nashville, TN. She is a regular contributor with YR Media and has been published in international newspapers, national magazines, […]

Isabel Lewinstein

Isabel Lewinstein is a member of the class of 2024 at Needham High School in Needham, Massachusetts. She edits her school’s art and literary magazine, Even a Rag Like This, and you can find her poetry […]

Isabel Rosenberg

Isabel Rosenberg lives in Evanston, Illinois, and is a member of the Class of 2024 at Evanston Township High School. She loves to create: whether it’s dances, recipes, or stories. A[…]

Lily Stambouli

Lily Stambouli is a member of the class of 2024 at Harvard Westlake School in Los Angeles, California. She plays goalie on her school’s field hockey team and works with Wilshire Boulevard Temple as a teaching assistant. […]

May Lafer-Kirtner

May Lafer-Kirtner is a member of the class of 2024 at South Eugene High School in Eugene, Oregon. She has been writing all her life, and after graduating, hopes to become a reporter and a novelist. […]

Natalie Dweck Romero

I’m Natalie Dweck Romero. I live in the suburbs of New York City, and I a member of the class of 2025 at Hastings High School. As well as running track and cross country, I also play roller derby […]

Noa Doupe

Noa Doupe is a member of the class of 2025 at Parkdale Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Canada. She serves on her school’s newspaper board, The Pen & Sword, and rock climbs with a team at her local gym. […]

Ollie Small

Ollie Small lives in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and is a member of the class of 2024 at Suncoast High School in Riviera Beach, Florida. A STEM student by day and writer by night, […]

Orli Adamski

Orli Adamski is a member of the class of 2025 at The Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. She is passionate about art and literature, social justice, environmental sustainability, […]

Tova Weiss

Tova Weiss is a member of the class of 2026. She is passionate about music, writing, and making the world a better place. Her other hobbies include being outside, vegan cooking, and reading. […]

Teen Photography Staff 2023–24

Abigail Chesman

Abigail Chesman is a member of the class of 2025 at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD. She is the photo editor of the newspaper and yearbook and the biology editor of the science journal. […]

Danielle Deculus

Danielle Deculus is a member of the class of 2024 at Louisville High School in Woodland Hills, California. She is on the varsity tennis team at school and participates in multiple clubs like Film, Philosophy, and Cooking club. […]

Gianna Goldfarb

Gianna Goldfarb is a member of the class of 2025 at the Ramaz Upper School in New York City. She is a member of her school’s volleyball team and plays the violin. Gianna is passionate about photography […]

Hannah Rubenstein

Hannah Rubenstein is a member of the class of 2024 at Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She started her photography journey at the beginning of the pandemic. In addition, she is a stage manager […]

Maddie Renert

Maddie Renert is a member of the class of 2025 at the Clinton School in New York, New York. She loves attending sleepaway camp, traveling and exploring New York City. She lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Morgan Rodriguez

Morgan Rodriguez is a member of the class of 2025 at Florida Atlantic University High School in Boca Raton, Florida. She is a competitive golfer and a nature enthusiast, and she aspires to become […]

Rachael Rosenberg

Rachael Rosenberg is a member of the class of 2024 in Los Angeles, where she homeschools and is dually enrolled at Los Angeles Pierce College. There, she serves in the positions of Managing Editor for Roundup News […]

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