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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...