Saturday, October 31, 2020

Contributing Writers & Artists

Meet our powerful writers, poets, artists, musicians and photographers.

All the content on jGirls Magazine is created by self-identifying Jewish girls ages 13-19 across all backgrounds. Get to know them here… and join them by submitting your work!

Note: Bios and headshots are from time of submission/publication unless otherwise indicated. Are you one of our contributors? Update your profile here.

Maddie Solomon

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Maddie Solomon is a first year at Occidental College from Denver, Colorado, with an interest in political theory, education, and non-profit work. At Occidental, she worked as a Telefund employee/Ambassador and currently writes for The Occidental, the student-run newspaper. She is a first-year representative for the Hillel executive board and does extensive volunteering with the Upward Bound and Neighborhood Partnership Program—both programs that work with low-income, first generation youth.


Madeline Block -1 post

Madeline Block is a seventh grader at Percy Julian middle school in Oak Park, Illinois. She has been dancing since first grade and loves running. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, and drawing.

Madison Hahamy

Madison Hahamy -2 posts

Madison Hahamy is a senior at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois. She loves science of all kinds, reading, activism, and writing, and is involved in a multitude of extracurriculars that showcase these passions. Madison has been a member of the jGirls Magazine editorial board since 2017-2018 and is the Fiction Department Head.

Makeda Zabot-Hall

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Makeda Zabot-Hall lives in Portland, Maine, and is currently a senior at Portland High School. Makeda enjoys swimming, writing, and volunteering at the Maine Youth Court.

Marika Campbell-Blue

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Marika Campbell-Blue is a junior at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. She is an honors student studying media and communications. Her first op-ed was published in her freshman year. She loves photography and photo-essays. She is starting a non profit that encourages high school students to share their experiences with bullying. Marika just completed her first PSA in conjunction with the local TV station.


Marin Gold -1 post

Marin Gold is a sophomore at Golda Och Academy in West Orange, New Jersey. She is on the competition team at Prestige Academy of Dance and is the editor-in-chief for her school yearbook. She wishes to become a professional dancer, and in her spare time she likes to teach dance, and hang out with her friends.


Marlie Thomson -1 post

Marlie Thompson is a sophomore at Indian Springs School in Pelham, Alabama, about 20 minutes from Birmingham. She loves writing, dogs, and hanging out with her family.


Maya Keren -1 post

Maya Keren is a senior at Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia. She plays jazz piano, she’s on the varsity soccer team, and she is an editor of her school literary magazine, Polyphony.


Maya Krieger-DeWitt -1 post

Maya Krieger-DeWitt is a senior at Nauset High School in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She spent half of her junior year studying abroad in Israel, and teaches Hebrew at her synagogue. Maya will be attending American University to study International Relations in the fall.

Maya Rabinowitz

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Maya is currently in 12th grade at Germantown Friends School, a private Quaker school in Philadelphia, PA. She lives with her two moms and her dog Ollie, and they practice Reconstructionist Judaism. She loves school, particularly English and music, and she's in the upper school choir which she really enjoys.

Maya Savin Miller

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Maya Savin Miller is a senior at Polytechnic School in Pasadena, California. Her prose and poetry have appeared in Cargoes, Up North Lit, Hadassah, Battering Ram Journal, Bluefire, Skipping Stones, and jGirls Magazine and have been recognized by Princeton University, Hollins University, Columbia College, Rider College, Scholastic, Library of Congress, Skipping Stones, Blank Theatre National Young Playwrights Festival, and The Leyla Beban Foundation. A 2019 grant from the Dragon Kim Foundation and a 2020 grant from The Pollination Project have enabled Maya to launch A Life In Tapestry, the travelling exhibition of the tapestry work of Holocaust survivor and artist Trudie Strobel.


Meital Sztokman -1 post

Meital Sztokman is entering the 10th grade in the artist track at the Israeli Arts and Sciences Academy (IASA). She is passionate about art and music and plays the piano. She also enjoys sports, mainly gymnastics.

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