Saturday, June 19, 2021

Themed Works

jGirls Theme of the Month

The Torah in the Church Basement by Gabriela Orozco - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

“The Torah in the Church Basement”

“Amidst the ashes, our ark remains!”
Kids Deserve Queer History by Alex Berman - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

Kids Deserve Queer History

A curriculum that included queer history would incorporate the often-erased stories of queer historical figures, such as Alexander the Great, and important moments in the struggle for queer liberation.
Eva by Whitney Cohen

Eva

“Eva is vehemently passionate about ensuring that her story and the stories of other survivors stay alive.”
You Only Hate Taylor Swift Because of Your Internalized Misogyny By Sasha Tucker -Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

You Only Hate Taylor Swift Because of Your Internalized Misogyny

“I never wanted to like the color pink, either.”
Fighting Anti-Semitism in its True Form: Ignorance by Bayley Basson - Photo by Jade Lowe-2

Fighting Anti-Semitism in its True Form: Ignorance

“Anti-Semitism is invading my hometown.”
My Top Jewish Musical Theater Recommendations By Ilana Cohen - Photo by Marika Campbell-Blue

My Top Jewish Musical Theater Recommendations

“My Jewish identity emerged through song and dance.”
Four Years Later By Sarit Scher - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

Four Years Later

Two letters: one from the first day of Sarit's first year of high school, the other from the first day of her last year of high school.
On Being in My Body by Anonymous - Photo by Ruby Stillman

On Being in My Body

Your body image can be shaped by the language and values you choose to associate with it.
Too Jeweled by Rama Lapidus - Photo by Molly Voit

Too Jeweled

Through a poem, Rama takes a closer look at privilege and how it can shape your identity.
Why My Hair Falls the Way it Does By Makeda Zabot-Hall

Why My Hair Falls the Way it Does

"I discovered that it does not matter if others think I am Jewish or not because my Judaism is personal to me and it is whatever I want it to be."
Asian Jew or Jewish Asian? by Emma Rosman - Photo by Molly Voit

Asian Jew or Jewish Asian?

Emma explores her identity as someone who is both Asian and Jewish.
Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew by Anonymous - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew.

"Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew...These labels don’t really jive in my community."
Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew.

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