The Tribe Board of Directors. Here is a snapshot of our leaders.
Our innovative leaders are well regarded in their professional fields, share a pasion for being a positive force in our community and fully represent Miami’s diverse Jewish community. You can check out our leadership youtube video here. Through The Tribe, leaders receive special opportunities to enhance their skills. If you have a passion for community and are ready to lead, please contact us. We are always looking to grow our leadership circle.
Helena Cohen is a 31-year-old business relations manager for a finance firm. She is also the co-founder of The Tribe. Her commitment has helped hundreds “reclaim the sense of community and Jewish identity” that she fondly remembers from her childhood.
Adam Haas is a 23 year old Miami Beach native who grew up at Temple Beth Sholom. He is the president of 3 Pillars Events, a full service entertainment, production, and management company.
Adam Kaplan, MIBA is a 31 year old Ashkenazi Jew with family in Israel. He grew up in South Florida and works as a Business Consultant. Adam proudly attests to how involvement in The Tribe has made his life more substantial, meaningful, and enjoyable. He is inspired to help facilitate growth, wellness, and sustainability.
Greg Lawrence is a 33 year old who grew up Reform in NJ and became a Pluralistic, Egalitarian Jewish Renewal adult via Boston, San Francisco, Oakland, New York, and Atlanta. Currently the full time Director of The Tribe, Greg brings a passion for building community, expertise in transpersonal psychology, and experience with various innovative Slingshot organizations to the helm.
Hadassa Levenson , a 24 year old originally from the Northeast, relocated to South Florida to teach in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Hadassa currently finds fulfillment by remaining active in the local Jewish community and the national branch of the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority.
David Matz is a 32 year old Miami native. David is an attorney who practices commercial litigation with Kozyak, Tropin, & Throckmorton. In addition to the Tribe, he serves as the Co-Vice Chair of the Israel Bonds Miami Young Investor Society, and is also on the Israel Bonds National New Leadership Board.
Rachel Merlin works as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Miami. Born and raised a Conservative Jew in Miami, Rachel attended both a Jewish elementary school and camp and has traveled to Israel many times. Rachel, currently in her 20’s, has always been, and continues to be involved with the Jewish community, both within and beyond her synagogue. She looks forward to spreading her enthusiasm to other Jewish young professionals in the area.
Hilla Rogel is a 25 year old Bostonian, currently teaching middle school math at Allapattah Middle School and working towards her Masters Degree in Education & Social Change at UM. As an Israeli-American identifying as Culturally Jewish, Hilla is thrilled to help create a Jewish culture and community in Miami through The Tribe.
Jodi Coplan Rogozinski, a 29 year old Northeast transplant, event planner/marketing professional turned Engagement & Transition Life Coach. Her boutique company Getting 2 “I Do”, coaches couples from “Yes to “I Do” and the many transitional years beyond. Jodi also Directors an overseas training and employment program in Israel for a Healthcare Consulting firm. Immediately upon moving Jodi, who grew up in a modern orthodox synagogue, reached out to the Jewish community and found a welcoming place full of great opportunities.
Laura Siegel is a 28 year old public relations and fundraising professional originally hailing from Marblehead, MA. Laura currently works in individual giving for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Laura has lived in NYC and Gainesville, FL, and is thrilled to have Miami Beach as her new home. Laura is ecstatic to join The Tribe board, to meet likeminded young Jewish professionals, and to help with the sustainability of this fantastic organization.