Rabbi Adina Allen is a spiritual leader, writer, and social innovator. She is co-founder and Creative Director of The Jewish Studio Project, a new Bay Area-based organization that uses art making as a tool for Jewish learning, self-discovery and social change. Adina was ordained by Hebrew College in 2014 where she was a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Adina is co-founder of the Movement Minyan, a method that explores Jewish text, liturgy and communal dynamics through embodied practice, and was the 2012 National Havurah Summer Institute Liturgist in Residence. Adina has worked for Tufts University Hillel, as a chaplain at Hebrew Senior Life, and as an educator at Brandeis Bardin Collegiate Institute and has taught at Jewish institutions across the country. Adina’s work has been published in Tikkun, The Journal for Inter-Religious Dialogue, and State of Formation, among others. A proud alum of Adamah (Fall 2005) Adina is a current Adamah Advisory Board member and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. Adina grew up in Oak Park, IL and received her BA in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University in 2005.