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Give Back this Thanksgiving Season

Thanksgiving is coming! Like many American holidays, Thanksgiving comes with some complicated historical baggage. Behind the image of warmth, family and food and gratitude, for many lies a long history…

Tikkun Olam Collaborative FAQ

Join Tribe 12 for an immersive cohort learning experience centered around social justice in our community!   At Tribe 12, we believe in and are committed to building a more…

Shabbat Clusters FAQ

Tribe 12 is delighted to partner with OneTable to launch our pilot Shabbat Clusters program this fall! Tribe 12 Shabbat clusters are a great way to create connections in the…

Tribe 12 Retreat FAQ

What is the Tribe 12 Retreat?  Our Tribe 12 Retreat is for anyone who is interested in or part of a Tribe 12 Tribe or wants to learn more about…

Fall at Tribe 12

Just like the return of pumpkin spice and cozy knit sweaters, fall brings its own goodness to look forward to at Tribe 12! Alongside our trusty slate of events (including our…

Why I’m Obsessed with the Seder

Like many mostly-extroverted people, I love a good dinner party; I love the idea of people sitting around for hours over good food and wine talking about deep things, sharing…

Philly Purim Guide 2022

Purim is officially around the corner which means it’s time to break out your favorite costumes (who’s showing up as Gritty??), eat delicious hamentashen cookies and celebrate until dawn! We’ve…

To All Our Chris’s This Holiday Season

It’s a running joke for the Tribe 12 staff that every contractor we work with is named Chris. From photographers to tech support to web developers, we somehow end up…

A Post-Hanukkah Shabbat Guide

Shabbat Guide 12/18/20 by Micah Symons

Shabbat & Chanukah) Guide

Shabbat and Chanukah together? Sounds like the perfect opportunity to gather with loved ones (even virtually), eat, and take a step back from the world. Enjoy! Shabbat Post 12/11/20 by…

12/4/20 Shabbat Guide

The first Shabbat of December brings with it cold weather, early nightfall, and even more time indoors. To combat that, here are some warm dishes, lights around the city, and…

Shabbat Guide 11/27/2020

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you’re winding down from a long week of planning or cooking or gearing up for holiday shopping, this post has everything you need to…

I pretended to be a bear for Rosh Hashanah

I’ve always described myself as “nerd adjacent”. My Netflix list is almost entirely made up of documentaries, the highlight of my 21st birthday was that I could go to the…

12 Questions with Madam President

We sat down with our newly elected President of our Board of Directors and asked her the important questions! Learn more about our fearless leader, Rachel Dukeman, and all about…

High Holiday Guide 5781/2020

High Holiday Guide 5781/2020 It’s here: Your 5781/2020 High Holiday Guide from Tribe 12! From recipes to services, reflections and more this list has it. Dates: Erev Rosh Hashanah Sundown…

Remembering Stonewall to Protest Racial Injustice

51 years feels like an eternity. In 1969, astronauts landed on the moon and the earliest version of the Internet popped up. For queer folks and allies during June, we…

How We Will Start The Work of Racial Justice

On Thursday, we shared the following message with our community in reaction to the killing of George Floyd and subsequent protests around the country. We hear you. We know we…

Umm So What is Shavuot?

1.  Shavuot is one of the three harvest festivals that Jews celebrate 2. Shavuot is exactly 7 weeks and 1 day which correlates to the 50 days in between our…

9 Ways the Fellowship Helped Me Start a Successful Business

Join the 2020 Fellowship Cohort for the 10th Annual Tribe 12 Fellowship Launch Night: The Beginning! Hear first hand from one of our Fellowship Alumni!  Aleeza Ben Shalom of Marriage…

Jews Had Farm-to-Table Before It Was Cool: An Inside Look Into the Shtetl Skills Tribe

Our lives as Jewish people are heavily influenced by the values and traditions of our ancestors, but in the long and arduous journey of survival and assimilation, we’ve forgotten how…

12 Things I Learned as a Tribe 12 Intern

For the past four months, I have had the privilege to work alongside the awesome staff at Tribe 12 through Temple University’s Feinstein Center Jewish Professional Internship program. As a…

Volunteer Opportunities During COVID-19

Looking for a way to make a tangible impact during this wild and unpredictable time in history? There are plenty of volunteering opportunities, some for those who feel comfortable safely…

Quaran-Cleaning & Organizing

Hi there, Tribe 12 community! I’m Nicole Wasilus, owner of Everybody Loves Organizing, and I’ve got some organizing tips for you to make your home more zen & orderly while…

Matchmaking FAQ

Hi, it’s Danielle, your friendly neighborhood matchmaker! Thank you for your interest in Tribe 12’s matchmaking initiative. Let me tell you a bit about it so you can see if…