Monday, March 8, 2021


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People Pleasing by anonymous - Photo by Elise Antsey

Power and People Pleasing

“I stopped voicing my opinion and went along with what everyone else wanted, even when it made me miserable.”
A State of Uncertainty by Anonymous - Photo by Ruby Stillman

A State of Uncertainty

"Am I too young to change the world, or am I too old to start?"
On Being in My Body by Anonymous - Photo by Ruby Stillman

On Being in My Body

Your body image can be shaped by the language and values you choose to associate with it.
Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew by Anonymous - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew.

"Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew...These labels don’t really jive in my community."
Lets Hands Do What Lips Do by Elena Eisenstadt


The relationship with an abusive parent is a complicated, painful and tumultuous one.
A.N.X.I.E.T.Y by Anonymous - Photo by Liora Meyer


With vivid imagery, a writer describes the brutal waves of anxiety.
The Love You Carry by Anon – Photo by Liora Meyer

The Love You Carry

"I told my grandparents that I was bisexual and currently dating a girl."
Fire#1 - Chalotte Daniels

Four Questions from Jewish Summer Camp

How would you describe your experience at Jewish Summer Camp?
A Summer Afternoon by Anon - Photo by Aliza Abusch-Magder.

A Summer Afternoon

It is a sweltering June day outside. Inside the back of a record store, a young woman browses, thumbing through dusty bins and racks.
Transitions - Aliza Abusch-Magder - jGirls Magazine


"A divorced family is still a family."
Journal - Aliza Abusch-Magder - jGirls Magazine

About Writing

"It’s always going to be easier to write than to talk. So I want to be able to do that always, to write what my brain cannot let me say."
21st Century Amidah by Jamie Klinger - Photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

21st Century Amidah

Our Small Galaxy of Two by Maya Rosenberg - photo by Molly Voit

Our Small Galaxy of Two

Window of Lights by Carly Drobbin

Windows of Light

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