Jen Richler

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Jen Richler is JWA's content editor and podcast co-producer. Her writing has appeared in JTA, Tablet, and Kveller, among others. She's interested in too many topics to list, but especially Israeli and Jewish culture, educational equity, and parenting. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana with her family. 

Blog Posts

Film Poster of two teenage girls with faces close together

Q & A with Sarah Meital Benjamin about Her New Film, 'Arava'

Jen Richler

JWA chats with Sarah Meital Benjamin about her new short film Arava, which tells the story of two teenage best friends traveling through small-town Israel in search of redemption.

Topics: Film, Israel
Borscht Belt Historical Marker - placard with info about Monticello

Bringing the Borscht Belt Back to Life

Jen Richler

JWA talks to Marisa Scheinfeld, founder and director of the Borscht Belt Historical Marker Project. 

Jill Freedman in Jewish Cemetery

Q & A with Susan Chevlowe, curator of "Missing Generations: Photographs by Jill Freedman"

Jen Richler

JWA talks to Susan Chevlowe, curator of a new exhibition of photographs by Jill Freedman that documents the destruction and resurgence of Jewish life after the Holocaust.

April Baskin

7 Questions For April Baskin

Jen Richler

JWA speaks with April Baskin, an organizer and founding director of Joyous Justice.

Topics: Civil Rights
Tatiana Wecshler Headshot

7 Questions For Tatiana Wechsler

Jen Richler

Our new series 7 Questions For... debuts with Black Jewish actor/singer/songwriter Tatiana Wecshler. 

Topics: Theater, Music
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JWA's 10 Most Read Blog Posts of 2022

Jen Richler

The pieces our readers flocked to in 2022 covered a wide range of topics, from pop culture to Talmud to being Black and Jewish. 


Happy Mizrahi Heritage Month!

Jen Richler

Celebrate Mizrahi Heritage Month by checking out some of our favorite JWA content by and about Mizrahi women. 

Ennis Bashe and the cover of their book Scheme of Sorcery.

Interview with Disabled, Non-Binary, Jewish Poet and Novelist Ennis Bashe

Jen Richler

JWA talks to Ennis Bashe about how their different identities intersect, and what they want every disabled and able-bodied person to know.

Photo of Riva Lehrer on left and cover of her book Golem Girl on right

Interview with Riva Lehrer, Artist and Author of "Golem Girl"

Jen Richler

JWA talks to artist Riva Lehrer about her recent memoir, Golem Girl, and the way her disabled, queer, and Jewish identities intersect.

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