Friday, November 27, 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.


Sophie Stein -1 post

Sophie Stein is in 11th grade at White Plains High School in White Plains, New York. Her interests include drumming, reading, Judaism, and good movies.


Susan Weidman Schneider -1 post

Susan Weidman Schneider is the Editor-in-Chief and one of the founding mothers of the groundbreaking magazine Lilith, whose tagline is "independent, Jewish & frankly feminist." (You can read Lilith articles and daily blog posts at Susan is also the author of three books, including the acclaimed Jewish and Female.

Sydney Barish

Sydney Barish -1 post

Sydney Barish is a senior at the Eleanor Roosevelt High School, a relatively small public school based in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York. She enjoys writing and exploring techniques to make reading a sensory experience as well as an intellectual one. Sydney also enjoys creating art, whether in the form of writing, painting, or music and loves to share it with her peers.


Sydney Schulman -1 post

Sydney Schulman lives in a suburb of Syracuse, New York, and attends Christian Brothers Academy (a Catholic School, but she is very involved in her Jewish faith). At school, she edits the newspaper and participates in Mock Trial. In her free time, she loves to hang out with her family, read the huge stack of books by her bed, watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine, walk her dog, write in her journal, or shop online. She is also very passionate about her charity work with individuals struggling with anxiety and/or depression in her community.


Sydney Stoller -1 post

Sydney Stoller recently graduated from Hackley School. She will be attending Middlebury College.


Tali Afrah -2 posts

Tali Afrah is a senior at Atlanta Jewish Academy in Atlanta. She enjoys playing with her nieces and nephews, cooking/baking, listening to music, shopping, designing, writing fashion articles, and hanging out with friends.


Tali Feen -8 posts

Tali Feen is a freshman at Muhlenberg College. She enjoys volunteering in her community and beyond. As she begins her college journey, she looks forward to becoming a surgeon and continuing her journey to reach that goal.


Talia Caine -1 post

Talia Caine is a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Richmond, Massachusetts, and she teaches Hebrew school at her local synagogue. Talia enjoys writing, singing, acting, and listening to Israeli music. She loves spending her summers at Camp Ramah in New England and gushing about Broadway musicals.

Talia Sachs

Talia Sachs -1 post

Talia Sachs is a senior at Central High School in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She is an activist for gun-violence prevention and other social justice issues. She served for two years as the Social Action Vice President on her temple's youth group board. Her passions include speaking French, science, and theater.

Talia Zames

Talia Zames -1 post

Talia Zames is a senior at Christian Brothers Academy. She is a graduate of the Syracuse Hebrew Day School and lives in the suburbs of Syracuse, New York. She greatly enjoys STEM subjects and wants to be a doctor. She also loves to play the flute and cello.


Tari Civerolo -1 post

Tari Civerolo just completed her senior at Maple Hill High School in Castleton, New York. She spends most of her time dancing and sharing her love for dance with others. She also enjoys learning guitar, listening to podcasts, and solving Rubik's cubes with her brother.


Tesaneyah Dan -1 post

Tesaneyah Dan is a senior at South Side High School in Rockville Centre, New York. Her writing and art are influenced greatly by her traditional practice of Judaism and her upbringing in Brooklyn, New York. She likes to write short stories and poetry, and focuses primarily on portraits in her artwork.

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