Rabbi Adina Allen

Rabbi Adina Allen is a spiritual leader, writer and educator who believes in the power of creativity to revitalize our lives and transform Jewish tradition. Adina is co-founder and creative director of Jewish Studio Project (JSP). Integrating a lifetime of experience in the expressive arts with her rabbinic training, Adina brings the work of JSP to clergy, educators and lay leaders at Jewish communal institutions across the country. Adina’s writing is widely published, and her original research on using creative process to generate contemporary midrash was published in the CCAR Journal in 2013. She is a recipient of the Covenant Foundation’s 2018 Pomegranate Prize for emerging Jewish educators and is a fellow of the Open Dor Project for spiritual entrepreneurs. Adina was ordained in Hebrew College’s pluralistic training program in Boston in 2014, where she was a Wexner Graduate Fellow.


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