Saturday, January 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.

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Lily Pazner - 3 posts

Lily Panzer is a sophomore at Cranbrook Kingswood High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She is an avid reader and writer who is passionate about social justice. In her free time, you can find Lily volunteering at her local Friendship Circle, working on her school's newspaper, or at events for her BBYO chapter.

Liora Meyer

Liora Meyer - 2 posts

Liora Meyer is 17 years old and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a senior at Gann Academy, where she is a leader of the Women in STEM club, a managing editor for the school newspaper, and a member of the choir. Liora is passionate about literature, history, psychology, and visual arts, as well as her commitment to vegetarianism. Hannah has been a member of the jGirls Magazine editorial board since 2017-2018 and is the Photography Manager.

Lisa Stein

Lisa Stein - 1 post

Lisa Stein is studying Music and Religion at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Lisa holds a position on the Wesleyan Jewish Community Student Leadership Board; leads the Mazel Tones (Wesleyan’s Jewish a cappella group) and the Wesleyan Nigun Circle; sings in South Indian music and dance performances; and plays cello in various world, experimental, and classical music concerts.

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Lucy Cosgrove - 2 posts

Lucy Cosgrove is a graduate of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School in Manhattan, New York. She loves journaling, playing piano, singing, and learning about herself and her Judaism. She will be studying in Israel on Kivunim before entering the University of Michigan.

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Lucy Singer - 2 posts

Lucy Singer is a junior at The Weber School in Atlanta, Georgia. She enjoys writing poetry, playing piano, and playing with animals. She is an advocate for animal rights and gender equality. Lucy is extremely excited to share her poetry.

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Lydia Lukyanov - 1 post

Lydia Lukyanov is a high school senior at The Victor Hugo School in Paris, France. Lydia serves as her high school’s president, and is the founder and coach of the school’s first-ever badminton team. While Lydia enjoys academics and sports, her real passion is music composition.

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Lyla Waitman - 1 post

Lyla Waitman is a junior at SAR High School, and lives in White Plains, New York. She enjoys writing, editing, and art. Each and every year, she spends the majority of her time out of school at the Play Group Theatre and her summers at Camp Yavneh.

Maddie Solomon

Maddie Solomon - 1 post

Maddie Solomon is a first year at Occidental College from Denver, Colorado, with an interest in political theory, education, and non-profit work. At Occidental, she worked as a Telefund employee/Ambassador and currently writes for The Occidental, the student-run newspaper. She is a first-year representative for the Hillel executive board and does extensive volunteering with the Upward Bound and Neighborhood Partnership Program—both programs that work with low-income, first generation youth.

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Madeline Block - 1 post

Madeline Block is a seventh grader at Percy Julian middle school in Oak Park, Illinois. She has been dancing since first grade and loves running. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, and drawing.

Madison Hahamy

Madison Hahamy - 2 posts

Madison Hahamy is a senior at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois. She loves science of all kinds, reading, activism, and writing, and is involved in a multitude of extracurriculars that showcase these passions. Madison has been a member of the jGirls Magazine editorial board since 2017-2018 and is the Fiction Department Head.

Makeda Zabot-Hill

Makeda Zabot-Hill

Makeda Zabot-Hall lives in Portland, Maine, and is currently a senior at Portland High School. Makeda enjoys swimming, writing, and volunteering at the Maine Youth Court.

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Marlie Thomson - 1 post

Marlie Thompson is a sophomore at Indian Springs School in Pelham, Alabama, about 20 minutes from Birmingham. She loves writing, dogs, and hanging out with her family.

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