Monday, January 18, 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.

Aviva Katz

Aviva Katz -5 posts

Aviva Katz grew up in Los Angeles, California, and graduated from Shalhevet High School. She loves to read and write, as well as draw, act, sing, and debate. She is passionate about Judaism, politics, education, musical theater, cats, and more.


Avrah Ross -1 post

Avrah Ross is a sophomore at The Athenian School in Danville, CA. She is the captain of her tennis and dance team and loves to travel, take photos, read and spend time with her family and friends.

Aydia Caplan

Aydia Caplan -6 posts

Aydia Caplan is a senior at George Washington High School in Denver, Colorado. You can usually find her at her sprawlingly cluttered desk, listening to alternative rock, and giving a blank piece of paper an equally blank stare as she tries to fill it with hope alone.


Ayelet Fishman -1 post

Ayelet Fishman is in 10th grade at CESJDS High School. She lives in Maryland, and loves photography.

Ayelet Kalfus

Ayelet Kalfus -3 posts

Ayelet Kalfus is a 18-year-old New Yorker. Her passions include science, writing (especially creative nonfiction), and staying up too late. She loves exploring her many interests and is involved in a ton of extracurriculars, both within and outside of school.

Bella Rosenblatt

Bella Rosenblatt

Bella Rosenblatt is a senior vocal major at LaGuardia High School in New York City. She is interested in social activism and history, and she founded a Students for Planned Parenthood club at her school. She is also the president of the Jazz Vocal Club, and she writes and records her own music.

Bella Wexler

Bella Wexler -2 posts

Bella Wexler is a senior at Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, Arizona. She is a journalist for the Tucson Dog Magazine, intern for the Jewish Latino Teen Coalition, and captain of her school’s Lincoln Douglas debate team. Bella loves to spend time playing with her sisters and pets or studying languages, particularly Mandarin and Spanish.


Bo-Violet Vig -1 post

Bo-Violet Vig is an eighth-grader at Immaculate Heart Middle School in Los Angeles, California. She is an avid reader, and favorite books are A Tree Grows In Brooklyn and Maud Hart Lovelace's Betsy-Tacy series. Drawing inspiration from the writings of Anne Frank, Bo-Violet loves to tell stories about girls like her through poetry, fiction, and playwriting. When she isn't writing, she is performing in community musical theater productions, or volunteering as a TA at her local JCC.

Cara Marantz

Cara Marantz -2 posts

Cara Marantz is a student at Dartmouth College. When she’s not spending time with her dog Zeus, she is reading, drinking matcha, or watching something on Netflix. She also loves to travel and studied abroad in Israel for four months which was the most amazing experience she’s ever had.

Caroline Koppel

Caroline Koppel

Caroline Koppel is a senior at Metairie Park Country Day School in Metairie, Louisiana. She plays viola in the school orchestra and is captain of the tennis team. Caroline loves to balance her passion for math and science with creative outlets, such as ceramics and photography. She also works as a teacher’s assistant on Sundays at her synagogue’s religious school.

Caroline Levin

Caroline Levin -1 post

Caroline Levine is a senior at Allen D. Nease High School in Northern Florida. She has always adored poetry and all forms of literature, be it French, English, or ASL. One of her greatest passions is language, especially foreign language, but, surprisingly enough, she plans on becoming a doctor.


Caroline Mayer -1 post

Caroline Mayer is in ninth grade at Rye High School in Rye, New York. She is a creative and very active teenager. She places rugby and participates in many clubs.

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