Adena Bernstein Astrowsky
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Adena Bernstein Astrowsky

Adena Astrowsky's book, Living among the Dead, is the 2020 Readers' Favorite Gold Medal Winner in the Non-Fiction Biography genre. It also received a First Place medal in the Royal Dragonfly Book Award Contest in the Biography/Autobiography/Memoir genre for 2020. COMING JAN 3, 2022 EDUCATOR'S GUIDE: An Educator’s Guide will assist those teaching about the Holocaust by using the book, Living among the Dead. The Guide can be used chapter by chapter to enhance the student’s understanding of the narrative. There are multiple suggestions and lessons to take us deeper into the history of the Holocaust and this story of strength, family love, community solidarity, and Jewish history. Pre-order link: getbook.at/EdGuideLAD Adena Astrowsky is the grandchild of two Holocaust survivors. Her grandmother often spoke to her about her experiences during the Holocaust, which had a profound impact on her life. She continues to honor her grandmother's life by speaking about her grandmother’s survival and lessons learned from the Holocaust. Adena has dedicated her career to helping the most vulnerable of our society. She did this by prosecuting child sexual abuse cases and domestic violence cases within her local district attorney's office. Currently, she handles foreign extradition cases. Adena taught Sunday School at her temple for eight years, and in her last two years she co-taught a Holocaust studied class. Adena regularly contributes articles to MASK (Mothers Awareness on School-age Kids) Magazine, often writing about topics such as children's safety, drugs, and laws. Once a month Adena volunteers at the local Scottsdale library with her therapy dog, Charlie, as part of the Tail Waggin' Tales Program. Adena has also chaired events to raise money for Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Adena was recognized for her professional and philanthropic work with an Amazing Woman Award from the Phoenix Suns and National Bank of Arizona. Adena’s greatest role, however, is as the mother of three very active teenagers. website: www.AdenaAstrowsky.com
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