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Welcome our 2021 Tribe 12 Fellows!

We are so excited to welcome these 16 amazing people! Over the course of the next few months, we cannot wait to watch them grow!       Aimee Goldstein …

12 Questions with Madam President

We sat down with our newly elected President of our Board of Directors and asked her the important questions! Learn more about our fearless leader, Rachel Dukeman, and all about…

High Holiday Guide 5781/2020

High Holiday Guide 5781/2020 It’s here: Your 5781/2020 High Holiday Guide from Tribe 12! From recipes to services, reflections and more this list has it. Dates: Erev Rosh Hashanah Sundown…

Challah Fairy’s Secret Recipe

Have you seen the Philly Challah Fairy’s challot?  Have you wondered: how can I get one? How does the Fairy get them so pretty?  Well, here is a peek behind the…

How We Will Start The Work of Racial Justice

On Thursday, we shared the following message with our community in reaction to the killing of George Floyd and subsequent protests around the country. We hear you. We know we…

Umm So What is Shavuot?

1.  Shavuot is one of the three harvest festivals that Jews celebrate 2. Shavuot is exactly 7 weeks and 1 day which correlates to the 50 days in between our…

Reflections on the 10th Annual Tribe 12 Fellowship Launch Night

To those who attended our virtual Tribe 12 Fellowship Launch Night – Thank you! We hope you were inspired by the work our Fellows put into their ventures. It takes…

9 Ways the Fellowship Helped Me Start a Successful Business

Join the 2020 Fellowship Cohort for the 10th Annual Tribe 12 Fellowship Launch Night: The Beginning! Hear first hand from one of our Fellowship Alumni!  Aleeza Ben Shalom of Marriage…

Jews Had Farm-to-Table Before It Was Cool: An Inside Look Into the Shtetl Skills Tribe

Our lives as Jewish people are heavily influenced by the values and traditions of our ancestors, but in the long and arduous journey of survival and assimilation, we’ve forgotten how…

12 Things I Learned as a Tribe 12 Intern

For the past four months, I have had the privilege to work alongside the awesome staff at Tribe 12 through Temple University’s Feinstein Center Jewish Professional Internship program. As a…

Quaran-Cleaning & Organizing Part 2

Hi there, Tribe 12 community! I’m Nicole Wasilus, owner of Everybody Loves Organizing, and I’ve got some organizing tips for you to make your home more zen & orderly while…

Tribe 12 Fellow Spotlight: Pivot to Create Life-Saving Ventilators

For one of our Tribe 12 Fellows, her work may be the difference between life and death. Noga entered the Tribe 12 Fellowship with the goal of solving the problem…

Volunteer Opportunities During COVID-19

Looking for a way to make a tangible impact during this wild and unpredictable time in history? There are plenty of volunteering opportunities, some for those who feel comfortable safely…

Quaran-Cleaning & Organizing

Hi there, Tribe 12 community! I’m Nicole Wasilus, owner of Everybody Loves Organizing, and I’ve got some organizing tips for you to make your home more zen & orderly while…

12 Questions with a Tribe 12 Fellow: Michael Saks

Join us for a sneak peek of the ventures at Pitch Night, March 31st and the finished product at our 10th Annual Launch Night, May 12th. 1.) What was your…

12 Questions with a Tribe 12 Fellow

Fellow: Hillary Barlowe 1.) What was your introduction to Tribe 12? Rachel Lewitt, began her venture, Somewhere, last year and I was excited to support a friend at Pitch Night!…

The Great Hamantaschen Debate 2020

Purim 2020 starts on the evening of March 9th, meaning now is the time to start filling your mouth with everyone’s favorite triangular snack: hamantaschen. These filled cookies, made in…

Your Philly Guide to Purim 2020

There are so many Purim experiences this year, we thought we would put them all in one place for you! March 5th: Neshama Hadassah Hamantaschen Baking Event: Thinking outside the…

Goldie Tahina Shake Review

Goldie is a favorite of the Philly Jewish food scene thanks to their top-notch Israeli fare. Their naturally vegan, not-too-sweet Tahina Shakes are the perfect complement to a falafel sandwich,…

Restaurant Week Recap w/Tribe 12

Did you go out for Center City Restaurant Week? Did you even know it was happening?! We at Tribe 12 love to eat, which is no secret to anyone! Here’s…

Top 12 Moments from the Fellowship Retreat

The smell of crisp grass Shabbat with like-minded people Game night! Code Names Obviously! Farmers Challenge Pre-sun rise hike Smores Self Introspection Learning about each other & Bonding Where will…

Top 5 Jewish foods found at Trader Joe’s

Have you ever walked into Trader Joe’s, taken a deep breath, and thought: “Wow what a holy place.” Or– maybe that’s just me. Well, we hunted through the aisles and…

Welcome to the Fellowship Class of 2020

Welcome to our amazing 2020 Fellows! Read more about their ventures to see how they are changing the world and the world around them. __________________________________________________________________________ Jessica Creane Venture: Gamifying storytelling…