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...
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...
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...
ICYMI: Your Values, Your Activism

ICYMI: Your Values, Your Activism

ICYMI Your Values, Your Activism By Mara Swift, Social Media & Communications Intern Since November 8th, many of us have lost the luxury of political apathy. ‘What do I do now’ conversations with friends, co-workers and family members are frequent and can be...