Philly Faces

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

The Last Word: Jennifer Blaine Makes Laughter the Best Medicine for What Ails Us

The swastika spray-painted on the South Philadelphia storefront ...

YOU SHOULD KNOW…Dara Goldstein

Harriet Levin is the child of two Holocaust survivors. So, to the mother of three, Israel is more important than anything besides her immediate...

You Should Know: Amanda Israel

Amanda Israel, 37, likes to keep busy. ...

You Should Know: Leah Wright

In a time when being a proud Jew is especially important ...

YOU SHOULD KNOW…Kali Silverman

Growing up near Philadelphia in Elkins Park, Kali Silverman loved public art, especially murals. She enjoyed what they brought to the city. They honored Philadelphia,...

Holocaust Survivor Doris Bell Turns 100

She’s 5-feet tall. Her legs are as thin as sticks. She can barely get up out of her recliner. She has only left her...

Penn Junior Maya Harpaz Galvanizes the Pro-Israel Community

Maya Harpaz, the leader of pro-Israel clubs at the University of Pennsylvania, knew that fellow Jewish students were concerned about the Palestine Writes Festival...

You Should Know: Adam Fisher

It’s a select circle that Adam Fisher has joined. ...

You Should Know: Allie Resnick

Allie Resnick, 37, prides herself on staying curious.