Meet Danielle!

Name: Danielle Selber My job at Tribe 12: Assistant Director …But really, I’d describe my role as: Wearing another hat as ‘in-house matchmaker’ and connecting like-minded people to each other for dating Favorite mitzvah: I get a major thrill...

Meet Ross!

Name: Ross Berkowitz My job at Tribe 12: CEO …But really, I’d describe my role as: I love and believe in Tribe 12. I make it go. Silly event idea: Treyf (non-kosher) food crawl!! If I didn’t live in Philly I’d live in…Toronto. I have a...

Meet Davinica!

Name: Davinica Nemtzow My job at Tribe 12: LGBTQIA+ Coordinator …But really, I’d describe my role as: Creating a safe space with super chill events for the queer Jewish community Favorite mitzvah: Hosting guests! My life goal is to be the perfect blend of...

Meet India!

Name: India Braver My job at Tribe 12: Engagement Associate …But really, I’d describe my role as: Planning super cool social events and helping people find what they’re looking for in Philly Secret superpower: *Sometimes* really good at guessing...

Meet Polly!

Name: Polly Edelstein My job at Tribe 12: Tribe 12 Fellowship Coordinator …But really, I’d describe my role as: Helping people take their idea, hopes, dreams, side hustle, etc to the next level Favorite mitzvah: I love to surprise call or drop in on people...

Meet Rachel!

Name: Rachel Abramowitz My job at Tribe 12: Strategic Growth Manager …But really, I’d describe my role as: making sure that everything behind the scenes works so the Tribe 12 you interact with online is as awesome as it is in person Weirdest thing on my...
Should I Go on a Second Date?

Should I Go on a Second Date?

(Photo by Joshua Ness on Unsplash) Danielle Selber is our in-house matchmaker and she wants to be in your corner. As the only “non-profit matchmaker” in the country, Danielle blends traditional Jewish matchmaking with modern sensibilities. To meet up with her for...
Do I Have Too Many Deal Breakers?

Do I Have Too Many Deal Breakers?

When I sit down with someone for a “matchmaking date”, one of the conversations that clocks a fair amount of time is around their deal breakers. I ask about common ones — age, height, and location for example — and ones people might not have...
Announcing: gobejewish.com!

Announcing: gobejewish.com!

If you’re saying, “hey — didn’t Tribe 12 already have a big announcement this week?”, we’re so glad you’re paying attention. It’s true that the social and cultural programs which used to be called all kinds of silly names are now all under the umbrella of Tribe...
Hi, we’re Tribe 12!

Hi, we’re Tribe 12!

Oh hey guys – we’re Tribe 12! What does this mean for you? Simply that the programs you’ve known by a few different names — from our signature happy hours and social programming, to our LGBTQ community, our entrepreneurship and leadership programs,...