J Street Israel Director
Adina joined J Street after working at the Shimon Peres Center for Peace in the Development and External Relations Department, where she gained extensive experience in developing and initiating Israeli-Palestinian people-to-people, peacebuilding programs in a variety of sectors, including peace education, healthcare, business, and environment. Adina is a graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations. During undergrad, Adina served as the Vice President and President of the Palestinian-Israeli Peace Alliance, a pivotal experience that led her to pursue a career in the promotion of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Since making Aliyah in 2009, Adina has completed a Master’s in Conflict Resolution and Mediation at Tel Aviv University, and worked and volunteered for several Israeli peacebuilding non-profits, including the Arab-Jewish Community Center, the Citizens’ Accord Forum between Jews and Arabs in Israel, and OneVoice Israel. In addition to her involvement in the Israeli peace industry, Adina, the daughter of a cantor and product of Jewish day schools and camps, feels deeply connected to the American Jewish community. Adina grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, and currently lives on Kibbutz Givat Brenner in Israel.