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About JewishBoston


Photos: Diana Levine
Kali 2Kali Foxman, JewishBoston. Photo by Diana Levine / dianalevine.c


Kali is the director of JewishBoston.com. Contact her if you want to pitch a story, have her edit something or talk about anything dessert-related. (She really loves editing. And dessert.)

Fun facts about Kali:

  • Abides by AP style in literally all written communications
  • Obsessed (in a normal, healthy way) with her adorable 5-year-old niece and 2-year-old nephew
  • Firmly believes that without ice cream there would be darkness and chaos
  • Once interviewed fitness guru Richard Simmons while working for a Virginia newspaper
  • Rowed on a recreational crew team during college
  • Loves hunting for vintage treasures at the Brimfield Antique Show every summer
  • Interned at Seventeen magazine
  • Cast as a harem dancer in her middle-school production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (and didn’t know what “harem” meant at the time)
  • Owns 30 rolls of Japanese washi tape
  • Collects throw pillows
Ashley Jacobs, Jewish Boston. Photo by Diana Levine / dianalevinAshley 2


Ashley is an editorial content specialist for JewishBoston.com. Contact her if you want to create pithy and fun catchphrases, trade social media secrets, learn basic tech things or discuss anything “Harry Potter.”

Fun facts about Ashley:

  • Hosted four separate radio shows in college
  • Won her family’s in-house “Chopped” competition (yes, you read that correctly!)
  • Lives for rock and roll
  • Gave Nikki Sixx and his entourage lollipops at his book signing in D.C.
  • Placed first in Lefty Trivia at Lefty’s the Left Hand Store in San Francisco on International Left Handers Day 2012 (and is usually bad at trivia)
  • Has loved penguins for over 20 years
  • Boasts an insatiable sweet tooth and a legendary recipe for brownies
  • Is in Gryffindor
  • Cast as the constable in her theater camp’s rendition of “Fiddler on the Roof,” despite being one of the only Jews in the production
  • Hasn’t gotten taller since she was 12 years old
Miriam Anzovin, JewishBoston. Photo by Diana Levine / dianalevinMiriam 2


Miriam is an editorial content specialist for JewishBoston.com. Contact her if you want to talk about images and visual design, debate the merits of the Oxford comma, or need exhaustive explanations of everything that’s ever happened on “Game of Thrones.”

Fun facts about Miriam:

  • Holds a degree in Judaic studies from UMass Amherst
  • Grew up in an observant Jewish household and attended a Lubavitch yeshiva from grades 6-8
  • Is the mother of a rescue dog named Sansa, a scientifically implausible Chihuahua-demon hybrid
  • Has trained in taekwondo, American Kenpo and Shotokan karate before falling in love with Filipino martial arts
  • Triggered by Ashkenormativity and people who wear backpacks on public transportation
  • On principle, won’t take a nap less than two hours long
  • Puts lemon juice on all her food
  • Thinks shmurah matzah is the best matzah (stop judging her!)
  • Identifies as an ardent Zionist but almost gave up on Israel after flying El-Al
  • On an eternal quest to find the perfect lipstick

Last modified: August 28, 2019