Originally from Toronto, Canada, Atara studied for two years in the Beit Midrash in Migdal Oz after high school before completing her undergraduate degree in Stern College in Jewish Studies. Atara is working towards a Masters in Talmud and Halacha at Yeshiva University and is a student in Nishmat's Miriam Glaubach Center and U.S. Yoatzot Halacha Fellows Program. She enjoys long hikes and practicing Hebrew calligraphy.