BRCA Testing – What you Should Know

Guest blog by Penn Medicine Originally published at https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer/about/focus-on-cancer/2018/october/basser-founder-outreach-study. Everyone—both men and women—is born with BRCA1 and BRCA2genes, which normally repair DNA and help suppress tumors....
Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football

Staff Leader: India Braver Our leagues are a fun way to meet other sports fans and then berate them with some healthy trash talk. Though fantasy mostly happens online, Tribe 12 hosts a few group game watches over the course of the season open to both our fantasy...
Twelve Great Things about Working at Tribe 12

Twelve Great Things about Working at Tribe 12

We’re hiring a new Engagement Associate to join our awesome team! Here are twelve reasons why you should apply… 1. You’ll never be hungry! At Tribe 12, we love eating! It’s not uncommon to have an Oreo taste test at staff meeting when a new flavor comes out, or...
Kosher Threshold

Kosher Threshold

Have you ever cringed at the thought of having a large roast ham at the center of your Thanksgiving table? Or realized that your mom would never put cheese on your turkey sandwiches growing up and wondered what that was about? Well I definitely did. And I love pork...
Passover Events Around Town

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 wine. But I’ve also been known to dork out over the Exodus and all the magical...
Purim Events around Town

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 you can’t tell the difference between the good guys and the bad guys. Its like...
Eight Great Dates

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 bat. The way it worked was that each person who wanted to attend either had coffee with me or filled out a quick survey...
Introducing the 2018 Tribe 12 Fellows!

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, the 2018 Fellows met the rest of the Tribe 12 Fellowship community. And now, after a...
Menorahs of Instagram

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 apartment or a roomy house, we’ve got a list of some of the coolest menorahs available on...
#Noshgiving

#Noshgiving

This post was originally published on #NoshGoals, a side project from our Engagement Associate, Rachel Abramowitz. See the original post here. When you think about it, I really think Thanksgiving is basically a Jewish holiday. All we do is eat, gossip, fight over...
Thanksgiving Shabbat

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 Shabbat blessings, had an impromptu Disney sing-a-long around midnight, and inevitably the evening ended...
Book Lovers Speed Dating

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 to add an interesting element to speed dating, something to elevate the conversation from the typical...
Book Club

Book Club

Staff Leader: Rae Abramowitz Email our Engagement Associate to get involved with our Book...
Theater Tribe

Theater Tribe

Volunteer Leader: Polly Edelstein Email our Engagement Associate (form below) to get involved with our Theater...
30somethings

30somethings

What do you do when you are too young for retirement but too old for chronic happy hours? Hang out with Tribe 12’s 30somethings! We are redefining what we all thought life in our 30s was going to be. Typically offering experiences that would be considered more...
Kickball

Kickball

Interested in starting a Tribe 12 kickball team? Games are typically once a week, sometime between 6pm-10pm, for 7 weeks. Fill out the form below to contact our Engagement Associate about putting together a team for next...
Trivia

Trivia

Staff Leader: India Braver Are you a fan of random trivia, or do you simply like hanging out at the bar? Fill out this form if you’re interested in joining a Tribe 12 monthly trivia team, and we’ll reach out for your availability to help us figure out the...
Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement

Staff Leader: Danielle Selber A week after November 8th, 2016 we convened a panel of millennials to discuss the implications of the 2016 election on our Jewish community. That freezing cold night turned out a standing-room-only crowd, and inspired us to convene the...
LGBTQ

LGBTQ

Staff Leader: Steven Share Our LGBTQ programming is open to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations. Tribe 12 creates safe spaces for Philadelphia’s 20s/30s LGBTQ Jews (and those close to them) to be their authentic selves. From city-wide...
The Chailights

The Chailights

Facebook Group Volunteer Leader: Lauren Dranoff Gmail: thechailights@gmail.com  The Chailights promote Jewish A Cappella music within the entire Philadelphia community. We provide a unique, fun, and welcoming environment for all with a passion to sing and learn the...
Women

Women

Join our Women’s Tribe! Event details coming soon. In the meantime, check in with our partner At The...
Tribe Commons

Tribe Commons

Tribe 12’s community workspace is rooted in Jewish values and designed to address the needs of individuals seeking a work environment that enhances productivity as it builds community. Tribe Commons is centrally located in Midtown Village in the heart of Center...
Queen Esther, Certified Badass

Queen Esther, Certified Badass

By Lindsey Ilana Glassberg While men may dominate the narratives of many stories within the Jewish tradition, on Purim, we celebrate of the great Jewish Heroines, Queen Esther. The story begins in the court of King Ahasuerus of Persia, and his queen Vashti. Vashti...

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their...