Aliyah Jacobson was born in Austin, Texas and moved to New York City when she was twenty to pursue singing, acting, and to find the Jewish life that everyone spoke of back home.
She has her associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in English from La Guardia Community College. She is currently enrolled in her Bachelor of Arts degree at Brooklyn College pursuing an Early Childhood Degree with a concentration in music.
She is a semi-professional singer who sings with the Brooklyn Community Chorus which performs concerts at her temple, Congregation Beth Elohim. She participates in a musical theater group every spring where they do Broadway covers.
She serves on the board of the Chabad Young Professionals of Crown Heights, Brooklyn where she helps organize large Shabbat dinners, Purim and Chanukah events and is trying to bring community outreach to the community to the board.
She is also a runner and a biker and has done three marathons. She has combined her love for Israel and passion for writing in her incredible fellowship, CAMERA on campus where she is a fellow for Brooklyn College. She also serves on her Israel board, “Bulldogs for Israel”.