Monday, June 24, 2024

Teen Staff Alums

We are grateful for the passion and dedication of our jGirls+ alums, who have helped shape and build this magazine and community. We wish them the greatest successes as they go on to use their voices and talents for the betterment of all.

Editorial Staff Alums

  • All Previous Years
  • Photographer Alums
  • 2024 Grad
  • 2020-21
  • Vocal Point
  • 2023-24 Vocal Point
  • 2019–20
  • 2023-24
  • 2018–19
  • 2022-23
  • 2021-22
  • 2017–18
  • 2016–17

Adina Siff

Hi! My name is Adina Siff, my pronouns are she/her/hers, and I’m a member of the class of 2023 at Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.C.[…]

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. […]

Alex Berman

My name is Alex Berman, and I was born and raised in Manhattan. I’m a member of the class of 2023 at the High School of American Studies at Lehman College […]

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, […]

Arthur Ross

My name is Artie, and I am a member of the class of 2025 at Baldwin Wallace University. I am double majoring in cello performance and psychology, and I hope to become a clinical psychologist. […]

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. […]

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. […]

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. […]

Chana Lanter

Hi, I’m Chana 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. […]

Dalia Heller

I am a member of the class of 2022 at Adlai E. Stevenson High School and I live in Buffalo Grove, a suburb outside of Chicago […]

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. […]

Emma Meyers

Hi! I’m Emma, and I’m a member of the class of 2023 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It’s hard to say when writing officially became my focus […]

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 Cohen

Hello! My name is Hannah (it rhymes with fauna), and I’m a member of the class of 2023 in Boulder, Colorado. I tend to be an enthusiastic Coloradan […]

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 […]

Isabel Carr

Hey! I’m Isabel Carr, and I’m a member of the class of 2022 at the Paideia School in Atlanta, Georgia, where I live with my four Scottish Terriers (and my parents). […]

Isabelle White

I am a member of the class of 2021 at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. I love spending time outside hiking […]

Jazmine Rose

Jazmine Rose is a member of the class of 2024 at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Pennsylvania and uses she/her pronouns. She is of a mixed background, lives with just her mom, and leads a Modern Orthodox lifestyle. […]

Jemima Schoen

My name is Jemima Schoen, and I am a member of the class of 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. My interests include environmental science, feminism […]

Joelle Reiter

Joelle Reiter is a Biology undergraduate at Northwestern University. She grew up on both the south side of Chicago and in Queens, NY. Joelle loves the sciences and is passionate about expanding public perceptions of neurodiversity.

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. […]

Keren Glicksman

Hi! I’m Keren, a member of the class of 2022 and a lover of poetry from Teaneck, New Jersey. While much of my leisure time (and bored-in-class time) is spent writing […]

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 […]

Lauren Alexander

Hi! My name is Lauren Alexander, and I’m a member of the class of 2023 at Tampa Preparatory School in Tampa, Florida. […]

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 member of the class of 2022 at Cranbrook Kingswood High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. I am beyond excited to be serving on the jGirls+ Editorial Board for a third year! […]

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. […]

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. […]

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. […]

Maya Owens

My name is Maya Owens. I live in a small town In New England, and I’m a member of the class of 2023. I enjoy reading, writing, and painting[…]

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. […]

Scarlett London

Hi! My name is Scarlett, and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and I’m a member of the class of 2023 at Community High School […]

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+. […]

Photography Staff Alums

  • All Previous Years
  • 2022-23 Photographer
  • 2021-22 Photographer
  • 2020-21 Photographer
  • 2019–20 Photographer
  • 2018–19 Photographer

Alex Berman

My name is Alex Berman, and I was born and raised in Manhattan. I’m a member of the class of 2023 at the High School of American Studies at Lehman College […]

Alex Garrow

I am a senior at Jewish Community High School of the Bay in San Francisco, California. I compete for my school’s swim team and am an editor on my school newspaper. I am fascinated by world languages […]

Auden Yurman

Auden is a junior at State College Area High School in State College, Pennsylvania. At her school, Auden is the photography manager for the yearbook and newspaper and helps out with tech in the school shows. She is passionate about politics […]

Caroline Koppel

My name is Caroline Koppel, and I am a senior at Metairie Park Country Day School in Metairie, Louisiana. I live with my mom, dad, older brother, and two cats. […]

Danika Kerner

I am a sophomore at Calabasas High School in Calabasas, California. I play varsity water polo, and play the French horn in my school’s band. I have a passion for science and English and in my spare time I like to go to the beach and hang out with friends.

Elena Eisenstadt

I am a senior at Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where I serve as the editor-in-chief of its news-magazine, Earthquake. Previously, I have written for Ms. Magazine and reported on The Trace’s “Since Parkland” project. […]

Elise Anstey

I am a senior at The Bush School in Seattle, Washington. I am the leader of the Social Committee Club and work at Pagliacci Pizza all year round. I enjoy taking pictures of my friends and listening to music.[…]

Jade Lowe

Jade was born in Manhattan, New York, but moved to Melbourne, Australia, at age three. She is in 11th grade at Mount Scopus Memorial College, a member of her school debate team, and in a leadership program to educate students at religious schools of other faiths about Judaism. […]

Lola Farrell

I am a sophomore at Sage Oak Charter School in Seal Beach, California. I row at a varsity level on a club team and am part of Dynamix Performance Troupe. I am passionate about advocating for equality and enjoy reading and drawing in my spare time.

Lydia Miller

Hello, my name is Lydia Miller, and I am a member of the class of 2023 at The Abraham Joshua Heschel School. I moved to New York City two years ago from Atlanta […]

Marika Campbell-Blue

My name is Marika Campbell-Blue, and I’m a member of the class of 2022. I live in Takoma Park, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. […]

Ruby Stillman

I am a senior at St. Louis Park High School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. I am president of the Thespian Society and co-leader of ACT, a social activism club. I speak fluent Spanish, and cherish using this ability to travel and connect with others. […]

Sonja Lippmann

Hi! My name is Sonja Lippmann, and I’m a member of the class of 2023 at Leigh High School in San Jose, California. I enjoy learning about various subjects […]

Zoe Oppenheimer

I am a senior at Stuyvesant High School in New York City. I spend a lot of my time working on our school newspaper, the Spectator, where I currently am an editor of both the photos and features departments. […]

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