Adina Sharfstein

Song Leaders/Cantorial Soloist

Published On: 15 de agosto de 2023

Adina Baseman Sharfstein is a dynamic cantorial songleader and educator who specializes in Holocaust studies. She is currently retired after teaching 5th grade for Broward County Public Schools for the past 32 years. Adina was the recipient of both the 2014 Gutterman Family Exemplary Holocaust Educator of the Year award (through Florida Atlantic University), and the Pola & Ludwik Brodzki Family Holocaust Public Education Award in 2018 for outstanding effort and commitment in teaching the Holocaust in Broward County Schools (through Jewish Federation of Broward County). Adina also writes Holocaust curriculum, and trains teachers how to teach the Holocaust through professional development courses in Broward County. Additionally, she has served as the Religious School Music Director, Friday Night Live guitarist and vocalist for Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El in Plantation, Florida for the past 25 years, and serves as the Holocaust educator for the students at the Religious school. For more than three decades, Adina has been bringing her spirit and expertise to congregations across South Florida as a cantorial soloist for Shabbat services, B’nai Mitzvot, High Holy Day services, Women’s and Community Seders, and other life-cycle events.