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Tova The Poet

Tova Ricardo

Tova Ricardo (@tovathepoet) is an award-winning poet, writer, and content creator. As a Black Jewish professional invested in Torah, Israel advocacy, and uplifting cultural diversity in Jewish communities, Ricardo’s work and writing have been featured by Hillel International, OpenDor Media, Jewish Journal, Jewish Women’s Archive, Jewish Federations of North America, and UJA-Federation of NY.

Ricardo also served as the 2015 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate and is a digital producer at the Tel Aviv Institute.