Philly Faces

Monthly Q&A series profiling local Jews in their 20s and 30s.

Megan GoldMarche is a Jew with curly, dark hair wearing a dark blue blouse. She is smiling in front of a dark background.

You Should Know…Rabbi Megan GoldMarche

Rabbi Megan GoldMarche is just like many of the young Philadelphia Jews she hopes to serve as Tribe 12’s new executive director: She’s a...
Philip Korshak is a white man with long beard and beanie. He is holding a bagel over one of his eyes.

Last Word: Philip Korshak Serves Up Bagels, Poetry in South Philadelphia Shop

On the one morning each week when Philip Korshak was not running his bar on the East Side of New York, and his wife...
A small, light dog on a leash poses in front of a large gothic synagogue.

You Should Know…Rabbi Abi Weber Counts the Dog Days of Omer

This issue of the Jewish Exponent came out on the 33rd day of the Omer, which is four weeks and five days of the...
Andrew Perelman is a white person with short, dark hair wearing a white t-shirt and green button down. Jonah Zitelli, a white man in a denim shirt, is resting his head on Andrew's shoulder. They are standing in front of tall vegetation.

You Should Know…Andrew Perelman and Jonah Zitelli

Andrew Perelman, Jonah Zitelli and Rutherford B. Hayes have one obvious thing in common — and no, Hayes was not Jewish, and Perelman and...

Northampton Resident Ilya Breyman Running for PA House Seat

Ilya Breyman is a Russian immigrant; he came to the United States with his family in 2001, just two weeks before 9/11, and found...
Zo Baker is a white person wearing a purple suit and has curly, shoulder-length hair. They are sitting on a huge green sectional couch.

You Should Know…Zo Baker

Instead of finding a community at graduate school, Zo Baker, 29, found the experience to be rather isolating. While pursuing a master of fine arts...
Henry Morgan, standing in a kitchen with his arms crossed, is a white man with short, black hair and mustache wearing all black and smiling.

You Should Know…Henry Morgan

Chef Henry Morgan is right back where he started, and he couldn’t be happier about it.  On March 15, the CookNSolo alumnus cut the ribbon...
Claudia Kronfeld is a white woman with long brown hair with highlights. She is wearing a floral dress and lots of fold jewelry and is leaning up against a tree.

You Should Know…Claudia Kronfeld

Picking up the jeweler’s saw was the easy part for Claudia Kronfeld, the Rittenhouse-based creator and designer behind Claudia Mae Jewelry. Building a jewelry...
Josh Weinberg is a white man with short, dark hair and dark eyes wearing a light blue suit and red tie with his arms crossed, smiling at the camera.

You Should Know…Josh Weinberg

Josh Weinberg, 29, had his first big break on the set of Amazon Prime Video’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” not as an actor, but...
Bex Odorisio is a white woman with curly hair and bangs done up. She is wearing a black sleeveless turtleneck and white dangly earrings.

You Should Know…Bex Odorosio

Ardmore native Bex Odorisio has “Proudly Bat Mitzvah’d” displayed prominently on her resume, but that’s hardly the most eye-catching thing listed there. The singer and...