A Very Awesome Purim in September

A Very Awesome Purim in September

India Braver is Tribe 12’s Engagement Associate, and she’s excited to help plan upcoming events for the Jewish 20s/30s community in Philadelphia. You can catch her at First Thursday Happy Hour next week, as well as many more events to come.     This month...
Celebrate Life, Love, and Lenny!

Celebrate Life, Love, and Lenny!

Ellie Levy is a member of the Young Friends of National Museum of American Jewish History board, which provides an opportunity to connect and network with other young professionals during social gatherings, educational programs, and holidays. NMAJH holds an...
Simply Hummus

Simply Hummus

Regan Weiss is the Distribution Associate at Jerusalem U, which creates and distributes innovative and stimulating feature films and film-based educational programs with the goal of making young Jews feel proud of being Jewish and emotionally connected to Israel.   ...
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...
The Human Face

The Human Face

  Remember only that I was innocent and, just like you, mortal on that day, I, too, had a face marked by rage, by pity and joy, quite simply, a human face! –From “Exodus,” by Benjamin Fondane, murdered at Auschwitz in 1944     I first read these words in...
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...
Three Perfect First Dates

Three Perfect First Dates

In my role as in-house matchmaker at Tribe 12, the #1 question I get asked is probably “is today a Jewish holiday?” A close second is definitely “where should I go on a first date?” So I’ve put together a “First Date Hacks” series, where I follow my three great...
#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...
Short Version: Do It!

Short Version: Do It!

David Kieve was a Tribe 12 Fellow in 2017 and wrote this post on Facebook the day after his Launch Night. Learn more about the Tribe 12 Fellowship here!   Whew, this will be a long one. I’ll write another one later this year, but a quick “morning...
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,...