You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Tera “Nova Jade* Greene

Tera “Nova Jade* Greene is an award-winning DJ and Entrepreneur. A published writer and poet, she has been a contributing blogger to the Jewish Journal’s historic LGBTQ blog, “Oy Gay”, since its inception in 2010. Tera has also been a contributing writer for anthologies, including the well-received anthology, “Living Jewishly: A Snapshot of a Generation” (Academic Press, Spertus University). Ms. Greene can be found online:,, and Her email is She loves travel, living vegetarian, and laughing.

Blog posts

Tera “Nova Jade* Greene

Time to Sparkle*

As a Queer, Jewish, Woman of Color, the ironic thing is that my labels – diverse and full of Otherness as they are – have not been my biggest life-barriers thus far.  My SELF has.  When I decided to forgive everyone, myself and all past experience, my old self moved aside, and the new, better version of my Self emgerged:

Shiny. Perfect (with a lil’ bit of the roughness on the edges for effect). Whole.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Tera “Nova Jade* Greene ." (Viewed on October 6, 2015) <>.


Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now


Which topics pique your interest on the JWA blog?

Sign Up for JWA eNews



2 weeks
Strong words from Susan Brownmiller on rape & campus activism.
3 weeks
L'shanah Tovah! This , JWA celebrates women who dared to transform their lives
3 weeks
From trusting her instincts to embracing transition: leadership lessons from JWA's Judith Rosenbaum!