Hila Ratzabi | Reconstructing Judaism

Hila Ratzabi

Editorial Associate, Ritualwell.org

Hila Ratzabi joined Reconstructing Judaism as the Editorial Associate for Ritualwell in March 2015.

Ratzabi was born in Rehovot, Israel, and raised in Queens, New York. She holds a B.A. in English/creative writing from Barnard College, a B.A. in Jewish philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary (Double Degree Program, 2003), and an M.F.A. in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College (2007). Her poetry is published in a variety of literary journals and in The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry, and her articles have appeared in the Jewish Daily Forward and Zeek. She is also a Hebrew and b’nai mitzvah tutor, writing coach, founder of the Red Sofa Salon & Poetry Workshop, and editor in chief of the literary journal Storyscape. In addition, she is a proud member of Kol Tzedek in West Philadelphia.