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Danielle Selber

Tribe 12’s Matchmaker is a Total Grinch About Valentine’s Day

In our yearly tradition, our matchmaker Danielle Selber updates her blog on why Valentine’s Day is simply terrible for everyone. This year, Danielle & the team are pleased to be…

What if Every Jewish Organization Had an In-House Matchmaker?

Imagine a world where every Jewish organization had an in-house matchmaker. A big reason people come to Jewish communal spaces is to find a mate. While even one generation ago…

Matchmaking Offerings!

We’ve got some exciting news here in the world of matchmaking at Tribe 12. While we still offer our signature free matchmaking intake calls, we have had many people ask…

Our Rainbow Twist on Jewish Matchmaking

Thanks to the new Netflix show Jewish Matchmaking, Jewish matchmaking is experiencing a pop culture moment. As Tribe 12’s in-house matchmaker, this time has been so wild and so much…

Calling All Fans of ‘Jewish Matchmaking’ — Come Meet The Star!

Are you a fan of reality shows? Are you interested in the art of matchmaking? Then you won’t want to miss the upcoming event brought to you by Tribe 12,…

Jewish matchmakers Aleeza Ben Shalom, Danielle Selber and Michal Naisteter holding umbrellas on the cover for The Yentas, a Jewish matchmaking podcast

Introducing a Brand New Podcast: The Yentas!

Hey, does anyone hear that drumroll? We are so excited to bring you a brand new podcast: The Yentas! The Yentas isn’t your average dating podcast. On this podcast you…

Valentine’s Week at Tribe 12

Hey, it’s nearly Valentine’s Day! Even though we have ~complex feelings~ about the whole concept of Valentine’s, it is a Tribe 12 tradition to go big during it anyway. The…

Meet Board President Rachel Dukeman, Hanukkah Celebration Honoree

In her past life, our in-house matchmaker Danielle Selber was a Fellow in the inaugural class of the Tribe 12 Fellowship and went on to run the Fellowship program for…

Meet Tribe 12 Fellow Jared Jackson, Hanukkah Celebration Honoree

In her past life, our in-house matchmaker Danielle Selber was a Fellow in the inaugural class of the Tribe 12 Fellowship and went on to run the Fellowship program for…

Meet Tribe 12 Fellow Morgan Berman, Hanukkah Celebration Honoree

In her past life, our in-house matchmaker Danielle Selber was a Fellow in the inaugural class of the Tribe 12 Fellowship and went on to run the Fellowship program for…

Meet Tribe 12 Fellow Dave Fine, Hanukkah Celebration Honoree

In her past life, our in-house matchmaker Danielle Selber was a Fellow in the inaugural class of the Tribe 12 Fellowship and went on to run the Fellowship program for…

Jewish matchmaking jar of hearts Danielle Selber Michal Naisteter Aleeza Ben Shalom

Happy National Singles Day! Wait, What Is That?

Our in-house matchmaker Danielle weighs in on how to take this pseudo-holiday as an invitation to stop using ‘single’ as a four letter word.  It’s November 11th — happy National…

Give Back this Thanksgiving Season

Thanksgiving is coming! Like many American holidays, Thanksgiving comes with some complicated historical baggage. Behind the image of warmth, family and food and gratitude, for many lies a long history…

To All Our Chris’s This Holiday Season

It’s a running joke for the Tribe 12 staff that every contractor we work with is named Chris. From photographers to tech support to web developers, we somehow end up…

Meet With a Tribe 12 Matchmaker

View the individual calendars of our in-house matchmakers below and set up a one hour virtual intake conversation with whoever’s schedule fits yours best. All our matchmakers work closely together…

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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…

ICYMI: Top Five Philly First Dates

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a reblog and update of the place our matchmaker Danielle deems Philly’s best places for a first date! Waterfront happy hour at Chart House…

Meet Danielle!

Name: Danielle Selber My job at Tribe 12: Assistant Director …But really, I’d describe my role as: Wearing a second hat as ‘in-house matchmaker‘ and connecting like-minded people to each…

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:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

About a hundred Jewish young professionals from around the world gathered together in Israel for the ROI Summit.

Should I ‘Date Jewish’?

(Photo from ROI Community on Facebook) 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…

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