Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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.

Alex Kaminsky

Alex Kaminsky -2 posts

Alexandra Kaminsky is a freshman at The Savannah Arts Academy in Savannah, Georgia, where she majors in theater. She is fifteen years old and enjoys songwriting and playing guitar.


Alexa Druyanoff -4 posts

Alexa Druyanoff is a sophomore in Beverly Hills, California and is very passionate about art. She takes painting and figure drawing classes and designs the art for Danny Belgrad on SoundCloud.

Alexa Serby

Alexa Serby -1 post

Alexa Serby lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut, and is in the 12th grade at Ridgefield High School. When not doing school work, Alexa enjoys dancing with both her competition team and her school team, writing, and hanging out with friends. During the summer, Alexa attends URJ Crane Lake Camp, and absolutely loves spending time with her camp friends.


Alexandra Alpert

Alexandra is an 18 year-old 12th grader from Naples, Florida. She attends Mason Classical Academy. In her spare time, she enjoys participating in her Jewish youth group and other Jewish activities, as well as cooking, working out, and watching movies.


Alexis Greenberg -1 post

Alexis Greenberg in seventh grade at Indian Woods Middle School in Kansas. She likes to sing, write, and read. She enjoys working hard in school, and she's one of few Jewish kids at her school. Her favorite place on earth (other than home) is Camp Ramah in Wisconsin.


Alisa Kazarnovsky -1 post

Alisa Kazarnovsky lives in New York City, where she is a junior at the High School of Art and Design.

Aliza Abusch-Magder

Aliza Abusch-Magder -2 posts

Aliza is a senior at The Weber School in Atlanta, Georgia, where she lives. She is committed to Judaism and spirituality at large. Her passions include prayer, writing, and weightlifting. She is a TED talk addict, with an expansive sticker collection and a love of people watching. Aliza has been a member of the jGirls Magazine editorial board since 2016-2017 and is the Visual Arts & Music Department Head.

Aliza Saunders

Aliza Saunders

Aliza Saunders is an incoming sophomore from Maryland studying Design and Environmental Analysis at Cornell University. Last year, Aliza participated in Tivnu: Building Justice, a gap year in Portland, OR where she worked with three social justice organizations mostly revolving around helping houseless individuals. Aliza is a strong supporter of long walks, the Trader Joe's dessert aisle, Orange Is the New Black, and Camp Ramah.

Alma Kastan

Alma Kastan -1 post

Alma Kastan is a first-year student studying photography at FIT in New York City. She was born in Guatemala and adopted by her parents, Janice and John, who brought her home to New York. She has been taking photography classes since she was 13 years old at such schools as The International Center of Photography, New York Film Academy, and The Parsons School of Design. She plans on becoming a professional photographer.

Alyx Bernstein

Alyx Bernstein -3 posts

Alyx is a senior at Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, and lives in New Rochelle, New York, a suburb of New York City. She was born in London, and moved to the United States at the age of nine. She works with Keshet on their teen programming, and is a writer for her school newspaper. She is an activist and a motivational speaker. Her hobbies include reading, watching TV, and playing with her dog. Alyx has been a member of the jGirls Magazine editorial board since 2017-2018.

Amanda Hershkin

Amanda Hershkin -1 post

Amanda Hershkin is a junior at Livingston High School, a public school in Essex County, New Jersey. When not writing, she enjoys playing tennis, skiing, and working with children.


Anina Alpert -1 post

Anina Alpert is a junior at Lane Tech College Prep, in Chicago, Illinois. She's been a coxswain for the past three years on a nationally-ranked rowing team. She also enjoys cheesy teen romance novels, art, and cooking.

Has your work been published on our site? We now offer the option of including your headshot on our site alongside your work and in this listing, and we would love to include yours! Check out the specs and send us your photo.

Share Your Voice and Vision!

jGirls Magazine accepts submissions on an ongoing basis from from self-identifying Jewish teenage girls ages 13-19. You can submit articles, essays, fiction, poetry, humor, photographs, music, videos, artwork and other creative materials.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Join our email list to receive the latest news and updates from jGirls Magazine, including announcements, competitions, calls for submissions and board opportunities!

Please check your email to confirm your subscription!

Get jGirls in Your Inbox

Join our email list to receive the latest news from jGirls Magazine, including announcements, calls for submissions, board opportunities and more!

I'd like to receive

Thank you. Look out for upcoming newsletters in your inbox!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This