20s and 30s

Adam Fishbein in DC

Philly Faces: ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

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

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....

Tribe 12 Takes Over Jewish Farm School’s Shtetl Skills Program

The new year is the perfect time to plant the seed for new beginnings. Responsible planting and seeding practices are one way to ensure...
Alexander Rothman at the drawing desk

Philly Faces: Alexander Rothman Melds Comics and Poetry

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...
Drew Seid proposes to Rachel Waxman on a street with fairy lights

Matchmakers Advise on How to Find ‘the One’

Drew Seid and Rachel Waxman were walking down the street last year when he got down on one knee to propose (pictured at right)....
Brian Ungar does a handstand with his legs spread on a picnic table

Philly Faces: Brian Ungar Aims to Fly High

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...
Reuvena Grodnitzky, co-director of Chabad Young Philly

Philly Faces: Reuvena Grodnitzky Cooks up a Storm at Chabad Young Philly

There are busy, hardworking people, and then there’s Reuvena Grodnitzky. A Cherry Hill native, the 31-year-old has lived in Philadelphia for the past nine years...
Matt Adler

Philly Faces: Matt Adler Converses With the World

He may be new in town, but that isn’t anything new for Matt Adler, 33. Through his travels, the Washington, D.C.-area native has gotten the...
a synagogue roof with a gold star on david on top

Opinion | Reaching Out to the Next Generation in the Synagogue

By Rabbi Evan Schultz When the daughter of one of our past synagogue presidents recently moved into town with her new husband, I did what...

Ben Shechtman’s Work, Volunteerism Motivated by Social Justice

When Ben Shechtman headed to Temple University Beasley School of Law, he did so hoping the decision would lead him to a career of...