Philly Faces

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

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...
Amanda Shulman, a white woman with dark haired tied back wearing a chef coat and dark apron, is preparing to plate her dish in an array of white bowls laid out in front of her.

Philly Faces: Amanda Shulman

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Amanda Shulman, 29, grew up eating Shabbat dinner with her family almost every week. It was such a sacred time that her parents imposed...

Muslim Civil Rights Group Report: Jewish Charities Among Islamophobia’s Top Funders

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Charitable foundations with ties to Jewish federations and Jewish families feature prominently in a new report
Tyler Weiss, a white man wearing a button-up shirt, blazer and khakis, has his arms raised in victory with a huge smile on his face. He is surrounded by soccer players in blue and white jerseys running to crowded bleachers.

Philly Faces: Tyler Weiss

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Tyler Weiss led the Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School boys’ soccer team to its first-ever Public League championship on Oct. 27 in...

Philly Faces: Sophie Don

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At just 29, Sophie Don manages one of the most prominent Holocaust memorials in the United States. Don is the senior manager of programs for...
Eli Robbins is a cuban Jew with his dark hair tied back in a bun. He is smiling and wearing blue-rimmed glasses and standing in a field.

Philly Faces: Eli Robbins

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When Eli Robbins moved to Philadelphia in 2014, his first job was designing animal habitats for local zoos. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in architectural...

Philly Faces: Tessa Haas

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By Leah Snyderman Tessa Haas, 24, wouldn’t call herself an artist. During her high school summers, she would attend precollege programs and take classes in the...