Adena is Moishe House’s Eastern Community Manager. In her role, she guides residents in creating meaningful programs in building their communities. Adena attended her first Moishe House Williamsburg event in 2015, where she met the founders of Base, and became immersed in both communities. Adena believes in having strong Jewish spaces for all levels of observance and identities and in being open to new people and new experiences with warmth and excitement.
Adena has taught autistic, multi-disabled, and severely emotional children of all ages, in over 100 schools in all 5 boroughs of NYC and in Massachusetts.
Adena has a BA from Wagner College in Musical Theatre and a Minor in Psychology. She has been on ABC, MTV, off-Broadway, and performed at venues all around NYC. In her spare time, she sits on the Board of Brookline Interactive Group, creating social media content, and is working on a new children’s television show, Deanie’s Corner. Adena is based in Brookline, MA.