Wednesday, November 25, 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.


Sari Bircoll -1 post

Sari Bircoll is a 12th grade student at Woodward Academy in Atlanta, Georgia. She enjoys writing and reading as well as spending time with friends and family.

Sarit Scher

Sarit Scher -3 posts

Sarit Scher is a senior at Katz Yeshiva High School in sunny South Florida. She enjoys reading, writing, shopping, exercising, and spending time with family and friends

Sasha Hochman

Sasha Hochman -2 posts

Sasha Hochman is a high school senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Central High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is also a spin-class enthusiast who loves to think, philosophize, and read everything from The New York Times to the stack of novels by her bed. Her family belongs to a progressive Reconstructionist synagogue. She is a teaching fellow at Breakthrough, an organization that seeks to benefit Philadelphia’s under-resourced students by helping them to get to and through college. In her free time, she loves to listen to jazz, update herself on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life, and explore her city. Sasha has been a member of the jGirls Magazine editorial board since 2016-2017 and is the Poetry Department Head.

Sasha Tucker

Sasha Tucker -1 post

Sasha Tucker is a senior at The Brearley School in New York City. She just completed a year as editor-in-chief of her high school newspaper and is in charge of technical theater for all of her school’s drama productions. If you can’t find her inside reading a book or writing an article, she’s outside backpacking.


Sequoia Hack -1 post

Sequoia Hack is a junior at Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts in the Creative Writing department. In her free time she likes to bake, spend time with animals, and hike in the outdoors.


Shayna Glazer -1 post

Shayna Glazer recently graduated from high school in San Diego, California. Shayna has a strange fascination regarding the declining bee population and all things bee related, She enjoys playing soccer, hiking, writing, reading, and spending time with friends.


Shira Joy -1 post

Shira Joy is a ninth grader at Beth Tfiloh High School in Baltimore, Maryland. When she is not writing, Shira enjoys playing volleyball, learning Hebrew, and spending time with her family.

Shoshana Maniscalco

Shoshana Maniscalco -1 post

Shoshana Maniscalco is a junior at Ithaca College where she studies sociology and counseling. She spends her summers working at URJ Eisner Camp. She enjoys writing, crafting, and exploring nature.


Sigal Plotkin -1 post

Sigal Plotkin is going into her freshman year of high school at the Jewish Community High School in San Francisco. She is part of the theater program and intends on joining the graphic art program. In her spare time she enjoys playing basketball (she intends to join the team at JCHS), writing and creating various forms of art.


Sloane Warner -1 post

Sloane Warner is a senior at The Weber School in Atlanta, GA. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of The Weber RamPage and is hoping to pursue journalism in the future. She is also an avid reader and dancer.

Sonja Lippman

Sonja Lippman

Sonja Lippmann is a sophomore at Leigh High School in San Jose, California, where she especially enjoys learning about science and is a member of the volleyball and swim teams. She is also active in the Jewish youth group, BBYO, and is passionate about Judaism and social action in her community. Sonja loves traveling, picking up new hobbies, and spending time with her friends, family, and dog in her free time.

Sophie Soloway

Sophie Soloway -2 posts

Sophie Soloway is a junior at Walter Panas High School in New York State. When not writing, she enjoys competitive figure skating and advocating for social change within her community.

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