Adina Karpuj Bortz was born in Chile and grew up in Atlanta. She attended The Solomon Schechter Epstein School and The Weber School where her interests in languages, writing, photography, and the Middle East blossomed. She is a Camp Ramah Darom and Szarvas alumna. Adina spent last year living in Jerusalem and traveling the world through Kivunim, and made Aliyah in August 2015. She now serves in the IDF.