Adina is a Program Officer at the Schusterman Foundation-Israel, where she manages the Israel grant-making portfolio.
Prior to joining the Schusterman team, Adina served as the director of Tel Aviv programming for Young Judaea and FZY's Year Course, a gap year program focused on Judaism, social action and pluralism in Israel. At Young Judaea, Adina spent much of her time developing mutually beneficial partnerships with local government, universities, nonprofits and businesses. Adina taught and developed seminars and courses on Jewish philanthropy, marginalized communities in Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and social activism. Before joining Young Judaea, Adina worked for The Abraham Fund Initiatives as director of growth and resource development, and at the Hadassah Medical Organization on their fundraising team. In 2010, Adina spent the greatest year of her life volunteering at the Agahozo Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda through the JDC's Jewish Service Corps program. She has continued to travel the world ever since.
Adina has a double B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and Environmental Studies from Ben Gurion University and an M.B.A. in nonprofit management from Haifa University. She is a JDC Entwine community rep, an ROI Community member and a giving circle facilitator. Adina lives in Eliav – a pluralistic, collaborative community in Southern Israel.