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Rachel Waxman

Welcome to the Fellowship Class of 2019

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.17″] Welcome to our amazing 2019 Fellows! Read more about their ventures to see how they are changing their world and the world around them. Check them…

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Fantasy Football

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text use_border_color=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.13″] Staff Leader: India Braver Our leagues are a fun way to meet other sports fans and then…

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What Is It Like to Work on Our Team?

We’re hiring for a new Engagement Associate (more about that here!) so we interviewed some of the people who have held a similar position at Tribe 12 in the past. Then…

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Passover Events Around Town

Passover is almost upon us! This one happens to be my favorite Jewish holiday… Partially because I have always loved watching The Prince of Egypt and drinking copious amounts of…

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Purim Events around Town

Purim is the only holiday where getting drunk is basically a mitzvah. We’re going to retell the story of Esther and Haman and you’re supposed to drink so much that…

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Eight Great Dates

This idea came from a Tribe 12 regular. What he pitched was a spin on speed dating where we let people know what they have in common right off the…

Introducing the 2018 Tribe 12 Fellows!

Our 2018 Fellows were officially introduced to the community on Monday evening at our Welcome the Fellows Happy Hour! After a few words from our Founder & CEO, Ross Berkowitz,…

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Menorahs of Instagram

Between the holiday season and Black Friday sales, I’ve been seeing a LOT of cool menorahs on Instagram lately. Whether you’re lighting candles alone or with family, in a small…

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Thanksgiving Shabbat

A lot of my matchmaking people seemed to be sticking around Philly for the holiday weekend, so I threw on a brisket and invited them over. We did the traditional…

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Book Lovers Speed Dating

I always joke that my goal with speed dating events is to create an experience which doesn’t require years of therapy to recover from. For this reason I usually like…

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Our Brand Launch Party, Beachadelphia, Was A Total Blast!

Tribe 12’s Beachadelphia Brand Launch Celebration was a success! Just about 150 people gathered at William Street Common in University City to celebrate Tribe 12 and the fact that fun…

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Book Club

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Theater Tribe

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text use_border_color=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.9″] Volunteer Leader: Polly Edelstein Email our Engagement Associate (form below) to get involved with our Theater Tribe!…

Which Jewish Food Are You?

Solve the world’s biggest mystery RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW.

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30somethings

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text use_border_color=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.9″] What do you do when you are too young for retirement but too old for chronic happy…

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Kickball

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text use_border_color=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.9″] Interested in starting a Tribe 12 kickball team? Games are typically once a week, sometime between 6pm-10pm,…

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Trivia

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Civic Engagement

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text use_border_color=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.9″] Staff Leader: Danielle Selber A week after November 8th, 2016 we convened a panel of millennials to…

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LGBTQ

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Staff Leader: Steven Share Our LGBTQ programming is open to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations. Tribe 12…

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The Chailights

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Facebook Group Volunteer Leader: Lauren Dranoff Gmail: thechailights@gmail.com  The Chailights promote Jewish A Cappella music within the entire Philadelphia community. We…

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Women

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text module_alignment=”left” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.9″] Join our Women’s Tribe! Event details coming soon. In the meantime, check in with our partner At The…

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Tribe Commons

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” next_background_color=”#00a3b8″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text module_alignment=”left” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.9″] Tribe 12’s community workspace is rooted in Jewish values and designed to address the needs of…

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Queen Esther, Certified Badass

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] By Lindsey Ilana Glassberg While men may dominate the narratives of many stories within the Jewish tradition, on Purim, we…

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