You Should Know

Meet local Jews in their 20s and 30s.

You Should Know… Rebecca Weiss

By Isabella Lefkowitz-Rao Rebecca Weiss of the District is spending a gap year in Israel on the Hevruta Program run by the pluralistic Hartman Institute....
Marni Loffman

You Should Know… Marni Loffman

The Loffman sisters have become synonymous in recent months for home-baked challah. But it’s not the texture or flavor that’s made headlines, but the...
Rachel Eisenfeld

You Should Know… Rachel Eisenfeld

It was two years ago that Rachel Eisenfeld of Herndon made the jump from pedorthist (a professional who modifies footwear) to teahouse owner. Now...

You Should Know… Rabbi Daniel Epstein

By Leonard Robinson Daniel Epstein, or Rabbi Dan as he’s known by George Washington University students, discovered he wanted to be a rabbi only after...
Cody Mello-Klein

You Should Know… Cody Mello-Klein

On a typical day, Cody Mello-Klein might cover a city council meeting and write about a new pizzeria in town. That’s life for an...
Jessie King Regunberg

You Should Know… Jessie King Regunberg

A is for Alcohol. R is for Recession. E is for Essential Workers. And each of the 23 other letters of the alphabet has...
Cheryl Pruce

You Should Know… Cheryl Pruce

Building community, making the world a better place and challenging ourselves to think beyond our own experience — Cheryl Pruce, 34, tackles all of...

You Should Know… Julia Godshaw

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd and a national reckoning on racism and inequality, Julia Godshaw, 29, did not want to...

You Should Know… Elyssa Feder

By Elisa Posner Elyssa Feder trains people to be organizers. An organizer, Feder says, is someone who has a vision for their community and works...

You Should Know… Matt Oberman

Matt Oberman has always loved dogs. He turned that passion for furry friends into a business: Bone Voyage, a dog walking and cage-free boarding...