Rachel Weidman

Pop culture connoisseur, doting Aunt, master of solo dining

Rachel Weidman is the Development Associate at Penn Hillel. She grew up in Lafayette Hill, just outside of Philadelphia. Before returning to her hometown, Rachel studied Sociology at Bucknell University and went on to start her career as a Jewish communal professional at UJA-Federation of New York. 


While in NYC, Rachel managed the Observership Program--UJA's flagship leadership development program for young professionals. In this role and as a Birthright trip leader, she gained a greater appreciation for the importance of engaging the next generation of Jewish leaders.