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Grammy-winning musician Miri Ben-Ari

Grammy-winning musician Miri Ben-Ari at TribeFest

  

 

 

 



 

Matthew Adler from Miami and Alison Lebovitz from Chattanooga, TribeFest programming co-chairs.

Matthew Adler from Miami and Alison Lebovitz from Chattanooga, TribeFest programming co-chairs.

  

 

 

 



 

 

Rapper Y-Love at TribeFest

Rapper Y-Love

  

 

 

 



 

 

Yemen Blues at TribeFest

Yemen Blues at TribeFest

  

 

 

 



 

Photobooth at TribeFest

The popular Photobooth at TribeFest

  

 

 

 



 

TribeFest dancing at a Mash-Up

TribeFest dancing at a Mash-Up

  

 

 

 



 

TribeFest attendees party

TribeFest attendees party at day's end. Credit: Jewish Fed. of Las Vegas/Photo by Tonya Harvey

  

 

 

 





 

TribeFest attendees party

TribeFest attendees party at day's end. Credit: Jewish Fed. of Las Vegas/Photo by Tonya Harvey

  

 

 

 



 

TribeFest media coverage:
 
Preview stories:

     Organizers are gambling that when their Jews wander back out of the Nevada desert after the three-day event, they'll be more inspired to forge stronger connections to Judaism.
USA Today

Jews bet Vegas event can draw young leaders (ran in USA Today, Huffington Post, Houston Chronicle)
Tribefest at Mandalay Bay (Las Vegas Sun)
Birthright Vegas (NY Jewish Week)
Jewcy Goes To Tribefest (Jewcy)
The Jewish Federations of North America are organizing a huge gathering of Jews in Las Vegas. Check it out. (YNet)  
A Little Small Talk about TribeFest (Let My People Grow blog)

Event coverage:

     You’ve added new words like Gonzo Judaism, Punk Jews and Jewlicious to your vocabulary, and you can’t wait to get the Yemen Blues CD. No one else knows what you are talking about but you sound really cutting edge.
From "8 Signs You May Be Suffering TribeFest Withdrawal"

Jewish Charity Gambles on Young Donors in Vegas (Chronicle of Philanthropy)
How I Went to Vegas and Gave Away $5,000: A report from TribeFest’s “90 Minute Slingshot Fund” breakout session (ROI Community)
Jewish boxer Foreman finds higher calling (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
First Tribefest leaves federation ‘thrilled’ (Jweekly)
A Tribe Called Fest: Post-Game Recap (My Urban Kvetch blog)
Mayim Bialik On Being Jewish, And Why She Digs It (Kveller blog)
“No team like the Jewish people” (OY!Chicago blog)
What Happens In Vegas, Doesn’t Stay In Vegas (Jewish Times of South Jersey)
An Academy Fellow writes about her recent experience at TribeFest (American Hebrew Academy Facebook page)
From the J Street conference to TribeFest, division and convergence (Jewschool)
TribeFest 2011 offers non-stop energy (SF Federation blog)
Tribefest: Jewish Future Is Here (Baltimore Jewish Times)
Young Tucsonans rock to Federation beat at Tribefest (Arizona Jewish Post)
TribeFest: Inspiring Action (JoshuaVentureGroup)
Ryan Paul: From one desert to another. My trip to TribeFest 2011 in Las Vegas (Winnipeg Jewish Review)
TribeFest helped to build future San Diego Jewish community (San Diego Jewish World)
TribeFest a hit with young donors (Cleveland Jewish News)
Tribefest survey: Many attendees were federation first-timers (JTA)
Let’s hope what happens in Vegas, Doesn’t stay in Vegas (ShalomLife)
Tribefest draws 1,200 young Jews to Las Vegas (Jerusalem Post)
Jews, Food, and Vegas (Pursue: Action for a Just World)
Young Orlandoans are part of TribeFest (Florida Jewish News)
Area’s young Jewish leaders energize selves at Vegas confab (Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle)
Memories of #Tribefest (Heebonics)
Can Judaism Stay Cool Beyond The Vegas Desert? (N.Y. Jewish Week)
Tribefest: I'm a little bit country (Jewlicious)
L’Chaim In Las Vegas (Jewlicious)
TribeFest a hit with young federation donors, but reaching unaffiliated still a challenge (JTA) 
Bringing Down The Moishe (House) (Jewlicious)
Get Them While They’re Young (NY Jewish Week) 
Leaving Las Vegas (N.Y. Jewish Week’s Continuum blog)
Around The Jewish World: TribeFest Numbers (NY Jewish Week's Continuum blog)
Reflections on TribeFest and 21st century Judaism (OurJewishCommunity.org)  
1200 Jewish Young Adults Walk Into A Casino (Jewcology)
Tribe, March 2010 (DatingDad.com) 
The Tribal Convention (Heeb magazine)
The “JayEffenAy” and TribeFest (Jewlicious)  
Tribal Call (Tachlis blog)
TribeFest (IFF Network blog)
Esther's in Vegas (Jewish Week's 'Jewish Techs' blog)
2000 Jews in the Desert - Is this a Joke (Unload blog)
Delicious DIRT’s TribeFest Quickie (Elevate Your Presence blog)
The hope for the future (Let My People Grow blog)
8 Signs You May Be Suffering TribeFest Withdrawal (Tachlis blog)
Tweets using the #TribeFest hashtag (centered on @TribeFest)
Moved By My Fellow Jews At TribeFest In Las Vegas (The World According to Evan blog)
My TribeFest (Ross H Martin/HubPages)
Slideshow: Tribefest 2011, Baby (Community Next, Detroit)
Sharon Pomerantz Reflects on TribeFest (Jewish Book Council blog)
A tip of the yarmulke to TribeFest (That's So Abby)
Public Art Installation In Las Vegas (Adam Courtney's blog)
Best of TribeFest 2011 (Heebonics blog)
The PJ Library Program at TribeFest 2011 (text + video)
#tribefest panel on #punkjews kicks off @presentense presence in Las Vegas (PresenTense' blog)
TribeFest Charge: Go Home and Do More! (Dishin' With Dana blog from UJC Metrowest)
Federation Weekly: March 25, 2011: TribeFest 2011
(Atlanta Federation Weekly)
What happens in Vegas.... (UJA CommunityConnect)


JFNA Briefings and Communications

     For Federations to remain central to the Jewish community at-large, they have GOT to recruit young, quality talent . There is no question to me -- having experienced the positive charge of energy that has been surging among a crowd of 1,300 Jewish young adults since yesterday's opening event -- that this talent exists.
Lisa Kudish, NextGenBlog

TribeFest Debuts to Rave Reviews
TribeFest Brings Next Jewish Generation Together
JFNA’s NextGenJews blog

Videos



More TribeFest videos:
Mayim Bialik Interview with Kevin Waldman at Tribefest 2011
David Harris @ Tribefest (JewcyTV)
American Hebrew Academy Greensboro @ Tribefest
Oscar Goodman @ Tribefest (JewcyTV)
TribeFest Recap (ROI120)
San Diego's Post-TribeFest Food Justice Dinner

Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman and TribeFest programming co-chair Alison Lebovitz.

Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman and TribeFest programming co-chair Alison Lebovitz.

 

 

 

 

 

 





Writer Ben Mezrich at TribeFest

Writer Ben Mezrich (2nd from left). Credit: JFLV



 

 

 

 



 

Boxer Yuri Foreman at TribeFest

Boxer Yuri Foreman. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schmoozing at TribeFest

Schmoozing at TribeFest

 

 

 

 

 



Schmoozing between sessions at TribeFest

Schmoozing between sessions at TribeFest

 

 

 

 

 

 

TribeFest attendees party

TribeFest attendees party at day's end. Credit: Jewish Fed. of Las Vegas/Photo by Tonya Harvey