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.


Michal Spanjer -1 post

Michal Spanjer is a junior at Homestead High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She is editor-in-chief of her school paper, and she loves all different types of writing, including songs, poetry and articles.


Mika S. -1 post

Mika is a junior at Stuyvesant High School in New York City. She is an active member of her school's theater community, and is passionate about photography and math.


Minnah Stein -5 posts

Minnah Stein is a junior at Pine View High School. She is a national qualifier on her school's speech and debate team, an award-winning writer, and an impassioned activist. She founded EMPOWERU (a community action program) and serves on the advisory board for the national nonprofit Stop Sexual Assault in Schools as well as the local nonprofit Community Youth Development. When she isn't working to make the world a better place, she enjoys playing her ukulele and her banjo, reading, and all things related to Broadway.


Mel Trachtenberg -1 post

Mel Trachtenberg is a first-year student at Portland Community College in Oregon. They love musicals, dogs, and movies—and luckily, they have access to all those things!


Miriam Abrams -1 post

Miriam Abrams is a sophomore at Lexington High School in Lexington, Massachusetts. She attends the Reform Temple Isaiah and is a part of the youth group LEFTY. She is a part of her school's GSA, drama club, and ukulele club. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, watching Project Runway, and hanging out with friends.


Miriam Hope -1 post

Miriam Hope is a senior at St. Louis Park High School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. She is a competitive dancer who enjoys writing, skateboarding and films.

Molly Voit

Molly Voit -3 posts

Molly Voit is a high school senior from Riverdale, New York. She attends Elisabeth Irwin High School in downtown Manhattan where her favorite subjects are English, science, and art. Outside of class, Molly enjoys running on her track and cross country teams, reading, listening to podcasts, and playing with her two dogs.


Mollye Oze -2 posts

Mollye Oze has lived in both America and Israel. Her ultimate dream is to be a full time writer and a part time history buff. She loves all things literary, and you can probably find her either writing, reading or fangirling. Follow her on twitter @MollyeYA


Nadja Goldberg -2 posts

Nadja Goldberg lives in San Francisco. She is a junior in high school at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, where she focuses on creative writing. Nadja fights for climate justice with Youth vs Apocalypse and enjoys swimming, biking, and backpacking.

Naomi Kitchen

Naomi Kitchen -1 post

Naomi Kitchen is a senior at Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She plays field hockey and participates in various school organizations, including the school newspaper and the Jewish Student Union. Naomi is passionate about literature and history. In her spare time she enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends.


Naomi Komatsu -1 post

Naomi Komatsu is a junior at Jericho Senior High School in Jericho, New York. She plays the oboe and English horn in multiple music organizations and works with individuals with special needs. Naomi is passionate about activism, reading, writing, and teaching.

Noa Kalfus

Noa Kalfus -1 post

Noa Kalfus is a junior at SAR High School in Riverdale, New York. She is a softball and volleyball player, passionate debater, and environmental club co-president. Noa loves science and history, and spends her free time drawing, reading, and joking around with her friends.

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