Rabbi Adina Allen

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 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 is a contributing writer to the Huffington Post and her work has been published in Tikkun, The Journal for Inter-Religious Dialogue, and State of Formation, among others. Adina did the Adamah Fellowship (Fall 2005) in Connecticut in the fall of 2005. Adina grew up in Oak Park, IL and received her BA in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University in 2005. Adina recently moved back to the Bay Area with her husband Jeff and almost 2-year-old son, Remy.