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Hila Ratzabi

Director of Virtual Content & Programs, Ritualwell.org

Hila Ratzabi
Director of Virtual Content & Programs, Ritualwell

Since 2015 Hila Ratzabi has worked at Ritualwell, shepherding the publication of hundreds of poems, prayers and rituals and creating innovative online programming. She is passionate about sharing new ways to nurture and develop Jewish creativity. Born in Rehovot, Israel, and raised in Queens, New York, Ratzabi is a poet, writer, editor and writing coach. She holds a BA in English/Creative Writing from Barnard College, a BA in Jewish Philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary (Double Degree Program, 2003), and an MFA 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 publications including The Wisdom Daily, MyJewishLearning, the Jewish Daily Forward, Kveller, Alma, and Zeek. Ratzabi lives in Oak Park, Il., outside Chicago, with her husband and two children.