Jenna Maio Esq. is a wife, mother, and freelance writer. She studied English and creative writing at Emory University and then completed a joint degree in law and environmental studies from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Over the years, she learned at Neve Yerushalayim and Midreshet Rachel V’Chaya in Jerusalem, where she deepened her Jewish learning. She recently published her first book, Princess Without A Crown: Returning to My Jewish Roots, which was a serial column in AmiLiving magazine and can now be bought on Amazon and in select Jewish bookstores. She also hosts the Modern Jewish Girl podcast, available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. She can be contacted through her website, www.modernjewishgirl.com.
In this episode, we talk about Jenna’s remarkable story of reconnecting to her Jewish roots. Jenna also shares how she discovered her passion for writing using the Feldenkrais Method. In addition to her writing, Jenna shares various thoughts and ideas about living a Jewish life on her podcast Modern Jewish Girl.
Book: A Well Behaved Woman by Therese Anne Fowler
Easy Dinner: Anything in the Dinner Done cookbook by Between Carpools
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