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

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...
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

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

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

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

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

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

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...