All-New “Ahava Magazine” Founded by JGU Teen, Chaya Gurevitz!

“Hey, have you heard about Ahava Magazine?  It’s a brand new email magazine, created by girls like you!” Hi, my name’s Chaya, and I started this email magazine for girls, called Ahava Magazine.  It started […]

Girls Inspired at Inaugural Retreat on Leadership Campus (JGR Summer 5779)

Hosted inaugurally at the brand-new, stunning, 13-acre Jewish Leadership Campus in Upstate New York, Jewish Girls Unite offered a weeklong summer retreat, inspiring girls to cultivate their talents and dreams as they grow into tomorrow’s […]

Girls Speak: Resourceful Tips Exchange at “Voices of Leadership”

BS”D A few weeks ago online, Voices in Leadership students learned about the virtue of resourcefulness from “Aishes Chayil” (a famous poem about the Jewish “Woman of Valor,” composed by King Solomon) in-depth.  After making […]

“Which Purim Hero are You?” –By Chaya Gurevitz

The new girl in class is being bullied.  Do you: Stand up to the bully and make her stop Go tell the teacher Take your cue from the other girls    Which job would you […]

Special Feature Dedicated to R’ Azriel Yitzchok Wasserman ob”m

BS”D This article, to be published in Links Magazine dedicated to helping girls cope with loss, is an excerpt from Mrs. Nechama Laber’s upcoming book.  Dedicated in the everlasting memory of her beloved father, Azriel […]

Maintaining a Positive Attitude by Rena Shoshana

Throughout our lives, there will be things that we cannot control. Situations that are out of our hands. Say a school project doesn’t go the way you were planning it to, or someone that you […]

Singers of Voices in Harmony: Interview with Shaindel Antelis

BS”D Chaya Gurevitz from West Virginia asked: What motivated you to become a singer?  Who or what was your inspiration?  Ever since I was a young girl, I loved to sing!  My father is a […]

How to Be a Successful Student by Rena Shoshana

BS”D Being​ ​a​ ​student​ ​is​ ​hard.​ ​It​ ​comes​ ​with​ ​many​ ​challenges​ ​and​ ​unwarranted​ ​stress.​ ​But believe​ ​it​ ​or​ ​not,​ ​there​ ​are​ ​ways​ ​to​ ​make​ ​your​ ​school​ ​career​ ​much,​ ​much​ ​easier.​ ​In​ ​this​ ​article, we’ll​ ​navigate​ […]

1st Year Anniversary of Blogging – Thank-You’s & Shoutouts

BS”D What an amazing year it has been…  So robust with experiences, light and dark, highs and lows, and rich with abundant new learning, inspiration and growth.  But the occupation of studying our holy Torah and disseminating […]


In this Parshat Vayishlach, Rachel died suddenly at the young age of thirty six, while giving birth to her second child, Benjamin. Decades later, we find that Jacob clarifies to his son Joseph the burial […]

Tzniyus Fashion Tips!

BS”D Throughout the ages and amongst different peoples, dress has always been a mark of culture and identity.  It’s very important to point out that in every Jewish community, with different levels of observance, there […]

Why Do We Want to Listen to Jewish Music?

BS”D Benny Friedman, Mordechai ben David, Yaakov Shwekey, Gad Elbaz, Dovid Pearlman, the Maccabeats, Shaindel Antelis, Chanale Fellig, Rivka Leah Cylich, Bulletproof Stockings… Jewish singers are numerous, and all stars…and multi-faceted ones at that!  Like […]

Sukkot and Simchat Beit Hashoeivah: Giving Voice to the Power of Song

BS”D I dedicate these divrei Torah l’ilui nishmas all those who perished in the Las Vegas concert tragedy, and as a zechus for healing, strength, blessing and salvation for their survivors. ******************************* Sukkot, the Chag […]

Chanukah History Quiz

How well do you know the history of this holiday? Test your knowledge here! 1. On what day (of the Jewish year) does Chanukah begin? A. 25th of Cheshvan B. 1st of Tevet C. 25th […]

To Health with Dr J #1

Dr J has spent his entire career devoted to empowering and supporting women of all ages.  He spoke to our teens at the recent Jewish Girls Summer Retreat.  Here are the wonderful tips that he […]

JGR day 15

What an amazing visiting day!  After our usual morning activities we had performing arts and grow workshop, followed by clean up, lunch, and art clubs. During lunch parents started to come for visiting day and got to […]

Shabbos # 2

What an amazing shabbos. Girls got to have a preshabbos snack and light shabbos candles. Then the camp heard songs and a wonderful story from one of our shabbos guests Saralaya Perl. We then davened […]

JGR day 13

What an amazing day! Everyone had an early wake up, got there camp shirts ,and went to the gym for davening and a camp picture after breakfast. We boarded buses departed for our trip to […]

JGR Day 6

What a twintastic day!  Following our usual morning activities we had a fun twin competition! Each of the girls got to see which pair of twins looked the most alike. All the girls were winners […]

JGR day 3

Written by Sarah Salles, Counselor-in-Training Our first field trip day!  After a full morning of swimming, sports and performing arts (during which the girls watched old camp videos and played fun games) We split into two groups- […]