Experience Twenty Five Years of Tribe 12 History Along with Dinner, Drink and Candle Lighting
Join us for a Hanukkah party celebrating 25 years of Tribe 12 enhancing 20s and 30s Jewish life in the Philly area. We will honor the legacy of our founder, Annabel “Rusty” Lindy, through an evening of experiencing key moments in Tribe 12’s history, toasting our current successes, and looking towards the future! For this important fundraising campaign a generous donor will match up to $75k, doubling your impact! Support Tribe 12 today to ensure another 25 years of changing the lives of young Jewish Philadelphia. Celebrate Hanukkah with us, enjoy dinner, latkes, drinks and good company. Dress code is cocktail attire.
About Annabel Lindy
Annabel and her husband, Phil, were happy. Phil had business success and was known as a kind and fair leader. They were both active Jewish community members. They were generous philanthropists. They raised three great kids.
Yet despite making Judaism a central part of her family’s upbringing, Annabel watched all three of her children reach adulthood without finding meaningful connections with Jewish institutions. She saw a generation emerging of adults who were now too old for Jewish college life like Hillel, but not yet ready to get married and enter the family-centered synagogue world. The question nagged her.
At a time long before Birthright, Moishe House, and other successful 20s/30s engagement organizations, Annabel leveraged her relationships with a number of Jewish organizations, including Hillel and the Gershman Y, to convene a group to discuss the needs of 20s/30s and seek solutions.
Annabel Lindy passed away in 2010. Before she passed, she made it clear that she wanted her vision to continue. Her legacy: “Engaging young Jewish couples and singles, professionals, artists and graduate students in their 20s/30s in cutting edge programs stressing Judaism as a cultural and communal force in the Philadelphia area, and trailblazing the latest trends in the American secular and Jewish world and connecting young adults to each other and the Philadelphia community.”
Up to this point, The Collaborative received fiscal sponsorship from the JCCs of Philadelphia. She gave her blessing to found an independent organization that would continue to champion her vision. Tribe 12 was founded as an independent 501c3 in 2010, with Phil Lindy, Annabel’s husband, as the founding President.
*as of 9/19*