Philly Faces

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

Koach Baruch Frazier

Philly Faces: Koach Baruch Frazier

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For a time, Koach Baruch Frazier felt spiritual, but disconnected from religion. That all changed after taking a college course on world religions. Coming out...
Benji Pollock

Philly Faces: Benji Pollock Rides Solo

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When Benji Pollock got back from a coast-to-coast bike trip, he longed for more. In the summer of 2015, he rode with a team from...
Dot Levine

Philly Faces: Dot Levine Shares Ukulele Love

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A ukulele isn’t a hard thing to describe. Picture a guitar, but small. However, size can be misleading, as the shorthand for the cute...
Ben Zauzmer

Philly Faces: And the Oscar (Prediction) Goes to … Ben Zauzmer

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There’s much fun to be had in arguing about who should win an Academy Award. “Joker” or “Little Women” for Best Picture? Quentin Tarantino...
Jared Fenton

Philly Faces: Jared Fenton Wants to Facilitate Honest Conversations

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Jared Fenton, 24, is the type of person who, unprompted, praises his parents at length for the example that they set for him when...
Galia Godel

Philly Faces: Meet the Next Dr. Ruth

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The Forward described her as “a kind of next-gen Dr. Ruth” while the Philadelphia Gay News called her “the sex educator you wish you...
Adam Fishbein in DC

Philly Faces: ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

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Adam Fishbein wants to advocate for people with disabilities and influence disability policy in the public or nonprofit sector. That’s why, at just 21, he...
Harry Schley

Philly Faces: Harry Schley on Jewish Life in Japan

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Harry Schley may be one of the few people in Philadelphia able to speak both Yiddish and Japanese. The 31-year-old Philadelphia native is a Ph.D....
Alexander Rothman at the drawing desk

Philly Faces: Alexander Rothman Melds Comics and Poetry

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Alexander Rothman, 36, is used to playing in the margins. The co-founder, editor-in-chief and publisher of a small press called Ink Brick is a...
Brian Ungar does a handstand with his legs spread on a picnic table

Philly Faces: Brian Ungar Aims to Fly High

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Like many 18-year-olds, Brian Ungar juggles school, extracurriculars and fun. Unlike his peers, he does it from 10 feet off the ground. Ungar is a...