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.

Cecelia Ross

Cecelia Ross -2 posts

Cecelia Ross is a high school senior from Strongsville, Ohio. She enjoys writing stories and playing the cello, and she is passionate about protecting the environment.


Charlotte Daniels -5 posts

Charlotte Daniels is a sophomore in high school in Los Angeles, California. She loves music, writing nonfiction, and waffles. She is part of both the Art and Nonfiction Departments of jGirls Magazine.


Dahlia Soussan -1 post

Dahlia Soussan is a junior at Kehillah Jewish High School in the Bay Area, California. She is active in her school community as the president of the Israel Club, a leader of her school’s minyan, a member of Jewish Life Committee, and the leader of Kehillah’s Moot Beit Din team. She enjoys engaging and grappling with the complexities of the US/Israel relationship through Israel Club events and by facilitating conversations about Israel. Outside of school, you can find Dahlia writing fiction and prose, cooking, on long phone calls with friends, or passionately discussing political, religious, and cultural issues.

Dalia Heller

Dalia Heller -1 post

Dalia Heller is a junior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. She plays the flute in her school band and tutors younger Hebrew School students at her synagogue on the weekends. She is passionate about history and foreign languages (Spanish in particular) and loves to do art, read, write, and spend time with friends and family.


Dalia Kushnir -1 post

Dalia Kushnir is in 11th grade at RKYHS in Livingston, New Jersey. She is passionate about writing and photography, and in her spare time enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with friends.


Danielle Brog -1 post

Danielle Brog is a 17 year old from Atlanta, Georgia. She likes to draw and spend time with her friends.

Danit Schinagel

Danit Schinagel -1 post

Danit Schinagel is a senior at Denver Jewish Day School, in Denver, Colorado. Her interests are versatile and include everything from writing and reading to playing tennis. She is an avid music lover and her taste is not limited to any single genre. She is a proud member of the jGirls editorial board and is passionate about the jGirls mission.


Daphne Raskin -1 post

Daphne Raskin is a senior at the High School of American Studies at Lehman College in the Bronx, New York. In her spare time, she plays tennis, tutors middle school students in math, and enjoys exploring New York City. She thinks she might study computer science in college.


Dina Barrish -1 post

Dina Barrish is a senior at Rochelle Zell Jewish High School in Deerfield, Illinois. She is the co-founder and managing editor of her school paper, The Stripe, and the executive editor of her school literary magazine. She enjoys musical theater and is very involved in her Jewish community.


Dr. Aly Mandel -4 posts

Dr. Aly Mandel is a clinical psychologist who has been in practice for 20 years, with a focus in child and adolescent psychology. As a mother of five kids, she understands the workings of the teenage mind on both a professional and personal level. She believes that a sense of perspective and a sense of humor are indispensable tools in getting through this tumultuous time.


Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg -1 post

Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg is the executive director of JOFA (Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance). She has been the co-director of the Orthodox Union's JLIC (Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus) at Harvard; and was the Rosh Moshava (Head of Camp) at Camp Stone. She studied at Drisha, received her BA and MA from Yeshiva University, and earned her doctorate at New York University as a Wexner Davidson Fellow.


Ela Solmsen -1 post

Ela Solmsen is an eighth grader at the Hannah Senesh Community Day School. She lives in Brooklyn, New York and loves all kinds of dance, including jazz, ballet, modern, and pointe. In addition to dance, she also loves to read and write.

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