20s and 30s

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...

‘Inseparable’ Since the Start

What Started as the Intention for a Small Wedding Led to More Than 150 Guests Wedding planning can be a daunting task, but Jada Littman...

The Changing Face of Engagements

When Michael Huber, a 31-year-old attorney, popped the question to Tyler Sylk at the Jersey Shore last July, the moment was intimate. But they...

90-Year-Old Philly Native Serves as JDate’s New Face

The next time you visit New York, look up and you may see Bea Slater plastered on a billboard overhead. Or maybe you’ll see...

MatzoBall Provides Space for Meeting Special Someone Face-to-Face

Tinder, Bumble, OKCupid, not to mention Jewish-specific dating technologies like JSwipe and JDate — the list goes on and on. But there’s nothing, said MatzoBall...

Yentas Make Perfect Match for Philadelphia

When you hear the word “matchmaker,” a certain tune probably pops into your head. It also probably evokes some seemingly ancient setting, an old European...