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Ross Berkowitz

Founder & Executive Director

Ross Berkowitz is the founder and Executive Director of Tribe 12.

Fascinated by how religion and the communities that have been spawned by religious movements have influenced our world, Ross studied the history and sociology of religion at Vassar College and New York University, where he earned his MA in Modern Jewish History.  Over the years, Ross has been a camp director, a Hillel director, an educator and an activist in the Jewish community.  Born in the suburbs of Philadelphia, raised and inspired through 15 formative years in Habonim Dror and multiple long term Israel experiences, Ross now lives with his wife Audrey and daughter Martina in Center City Philadelphia.  

Ross can be reached at or 267-235-3348.