Monday, June 24, 2024

Special Projects

Between Barbie Land and the Real World

As we get older, we understand that there are complications and uncomfortable truths about how we girls are perceived and how we think of ourselves.
Double Exposure by Hannah Rubenstein for The Monster In My Head by Ayelet Cooperberg

The Monster In My Head

“I was happy spending time in my room with my quirky hobbies, alone, away from the intimidating world and other people.”

Personal Perspectives: Dealing with Anti-Semitism at School

The importance of my heritage will always trump the negative comments anyone may have about it.
Stars and Scars by Sarah Jean - photo by Hannah Rubenstein

Stars and Scars: Finding Strength in the Little Jewish Girl I...

“I may not have gotten a tattoo, but the stars I cut are just as permanent.”
A Double Edged Sword Living as a Jewish College Student in New York City by Judy Goldstein - Photo by Lydia Miller

A Double-Edged Sword: Living as a Jewish College Student in New...

“I endure antisemitism amidst the Jewish joy.”

New Voices Interview for Amelie Liu

A collaboration with New Voices Magazine: An Interview with Amelie Liu
Elevating Unheard Voices by Elizabeth Shvarts

Elevating Unheard Voices

“Activism—a fire that courses through my Jewish roots.”
Mothers and Their Teen Daughters, in Conversation by Elizabeth Mandel

Mothers and Their Teen Daughters, in Conversation

jGirls+ founder, Elizabeth Mandel, discusses the birth of jGirls+ and how she and Lisa Hostein, of Hadassah Magazine, saw an opportunity to provide a space for meaningful mother-daughter conversations.
To Live by the Mandate of Tikkun Olam by Maya & Jody

To Live by the Mandate of Tikkun Olam

Maya and her mother, Jody, discuss the importance of Judaism and how it fits into a determination to make this world a better one.
Navigating Two Worlds by Makeda & Rebecca

Navigating Two Worlds

As a person of color, Makeda explores the differences she feels in Jewish life compared to her mother, Rebecca.

Partners Working for Change

Emanuelle and her mother, Shana, discuss how they work together to bring positive change to our world.
A Shared Love of Words & Language by Aydia & Eliana

A Shared Love of Words and Language

Aydia and her mother, Eliana, delve into their history and shared love for all things nerdy!
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