Adina Gerwin lives in New York City, where she is a member of the class of 2023 at the Abraham Joshua Heschel School. She is currently spending her junior year studying abroad in Hamburg, Germany as part of the Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Fellowship. Adina is also an editorial board member and contributing writer of the international online magazine, Kidspirit. These days when she is not writing or practicing her German, you can find her walking along the Elbe River, at the Central Library, or simply reading in a cafe.
"It was not until September or Tishri had officially begun, and I was 4000 miles away from home, hanging up the very bent and crumpled holiday calendar my mother forced me to pack that I realized what was coming; the high holidays."