The Tribe Board of Directors. Here is a snapshot of our leaders.
Our innovative leaders are well regarded in their professional fields, share a passion 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.
Ian Barnett is a 33 year old Reform Jew from Toronto, Canada. He is a licensed Architect and currently works in Miami as a Project Manager for a general contracting firm, where he specializes in residential and mixed use development. The Tribe has allowed Ian the opportunity to become an active member and individual in the Jewish community of South Florida.
Jeffrey Greenberg, 26, was born and raised in a “Just Jewish” household in Tallahassee. While at the University of Florida he got involved in the Jewish community via Tau Epsilon Phi, UF Hillel, and UF Chabad. Jeffrey currently works as the Miami-Dade Director of the Jewish National Fund. In addition to being on The Tribe board, Jeffrey is very involved in the community serving in leadership positions with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Jeffrey also volunteers with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Special Olympics, and the United Way.
Large Event Chair Adam Haas is a 25 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.
Sam Halpern, in his 20’s, grew up in Miami Beach Florida in a Reform Jewish household. He completed his bar mitzvah and confirmation at Temple Beth Sholom. He currently represents the two largest wine and spirit suppliers in the world, Diageo and Moet Hennessy as a sales consultant for Southern Wine and Spirits.
Sophie Jampel, 32, is a professional event planner from Boston, having graduated from Clark University in 2006 with a degree in Communications and Culture. Following 4 years as the events coordinator at Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies she moved to Miami to pursue event management and further her career and personal life. Sophie is Jewish through her father’s side and is looking forward to furthering her cultural and spiritual connection to Judaism through The Tribe. Sophie has an extensive knowledge of event management, development and logistics and is excited to bring her diverse experience to The Tribe board.
Adam Kaplan, MIBA is a 34 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.
Helena Kristol 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.
Daniella Lang, 29, moved from Chicago to Miami to complete her doctorate in clinical psychology; she is passionate about helping children and adolescents. Daniella grew up in an Argentine home and developed her strong Jewish identity through close ties to her international family and consistent participation in overnight camp, Hebrew school, and volunteer work. Daniella has lived in Europe and South America is thrilled to now reside in Miami and become a member of The Tribe’s board to enhance her involvement within the city’s diverse Jewish community!
Director of The Tribe, Greg Lawrence is a 35 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. Greg brings a passion for building community, expertise in transpersonal psychology, and experience with various innovative Slingshot organizations to the helm.
Chairwoman of the Board, Hadassa Levenson is a 25 year old originally from the Northeast. She 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. Hadassa presides with wisdom and leadership as Chairwoman of The Tribe Board.
Welcoming Chair & Social Justice Co-Chair Michal Meiler is a 31 year old civil litigation attorney and former public defender. She was born in Israel, raised in NY, and went to school in DC. Michal volunteers regularly with The Tribe’s Repairing the World initiative, Jewish Community Services, the Chapman Partnership, and is part of Leadership Miami through the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. The Tribe has provided Michal with a community where she can express and develop her Jewish identity. Michal also loves The Tribe for its commitment to volunteerism and community involvement.
Joe Naroditsky, 35 is The Tribe’s Board Governance Chair and Social Justice Co-Chair. He grew up at Temple Beth Sholom (Reform) in Miami Beach where he attended Hebrew school & BESHTY and, early in his career, launched his own non-profit! Joe’s professional career has been dedicated to community development, youth education, environmental sustainability, and leadership development. Joe enjoyed a diverse upbringing, with the sights, sounds, and tastes of Spanish, Russian, Israeli, and Arab culture. His childhood molded his approach to conflict resolution and community building, while his passion for Israel remains strong via traveling there via NFTY, High School in Israel, Ulpan, and as a Taglit Israel Birthright Fellow.
The Tribe’s Secretary, 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.
Development Chair Laura Siegel is a 29 year old public relations and fundraising professional originally hailing from Marblehead, MA. Laura currently works as Associate Director of Development for the Anti-Defamation League. 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 be on The Tribe board, to meet like minded young Jewish professionals, and to help with the sustainability of this fantastic organization.