Rabba Batya Jacobs grew up in New York City, before making Aliyah and serving in the IDF. She received Semicha from Beit Midrash Har’el under the auspices of Rabbi Herzel Hefter. A Torah teacher in a variety of forums. She serves as a senior educator at YTA Atid Shachar High School, where she sees to to the academic and spiritual needs of the school’s diverse immigrant student population. She lives in Efrat with her family.