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Meet the minds behind the website

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KALI FOXMAN

Kali is the director of JewishBoston.com. Contact her if you want to pitch a story, talk about social media engagement or have her edit something. (She really loves editing.)

Fun facts about Kali:

  • Abides by AP style in literally all written communications
  • Obsessed (in a normal, healthy way) with her adorable 3-year-old niece
  • Satisfies her serious sweet tooth with dark chocolate, brownie sundaes, plain glazed doughnuts, chocolate croissants, cupcakes and more (Editor’s note: We had to cut her off here)
  • 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 middle-school production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (Editor’s note: Did not know what “harem” meant at the time)
  • Worked as the associate editor of JVibe (yes, JVibe), a now-defunct Jewish teen magazine
  • Starts every day by reading theSkimm

Why JewishBoston?
It allows me to wield my writing and editing power the way Thor wields his magic hammer.

What have you learned since joining the JewishBoston team?
The best way to cultivate an engaged audience is with engaging content.

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JESSE ULRICH

Jesse is the content manager for JewishBoston.com. Contact him if you want to learn how to use the website, open a blog, get answers to technical questions, prepare your taxes, raise children, you know, whatevs.

Fun facts about Jesse:

  • Raised by New York Jews in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Attends San Diego Comic-Con every year
  • Cast as the lead in his temple’s production of “Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins” at age 17
  • Can tell you the plot of any “Star Trek: The Next Generation” episode within the first 15 seconds
  • Secretly took this job so he could launch the JewishBoston podcast
  • Can talk to anyone about anything (Editor’s note: Does not include country music or reality TV)
  • Beloved by all who meet him (Editor’s note: Obviously Jesse wrote these facts)
  • Still misses Grantland.com
  • Doesn’t like being introduced as “funny,” even though he is
  • Collects water bottles

Why JewishBoston?
Why not JewishBoston?

What have you learned since joining the JewishBoston team?
A job that combines interpersonal skills, technology skills and a background in American Jewish history actually exists—and pays money. (This would surprise me circa 2007.)

Last modified: September 15, 2016