Shabbat Guide 11/6/20

What a week it’s been! We could all use some time away from our newsfeeds, whether that’s by cooking up a storm, chilling to some music, or simply getting out of the house and going for a walk. All underlined text is hyperlinked to the resource mentioned....

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 curtain at the Challah Fairy’s recipe!  Ingredients 4 – 4 ½ Cups of All-Purpose Flour  ¼ Cup of...
5 Best Philly First Dates

5 Best Philly First Dates

Waterfront happy hour at Chart House 555 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard (Penn’s Landing) You know that episode of Friends where Joey’s dad says “I could make a meal just out of the appetizers”? That’s Chart House’s happy hour menu. It’s cheap, delicious and hearty...
Restaurant Week Recap w/Tribe 12

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 some recaps and reviews of the different restaurants our staff tried out! “I went to Sampan, and I dream of returning...
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...
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...
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...