Bailey Romano is a future rabbi, singer, educator, and poet. She grew up outside of New Orleans, Louisiana and attended Rhodes College, where she received her BA in Religious Studies in 2012. She received her MA in Jewish Studies from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 2014, specializing in American Jewish History. Bailey began rabbinical school in the summer of 2014, and since then she has worked and served a variety of Jewish organizations and synagogues, including Camp Daisy and Harry Stein in Prescott Arizona (Judaics Director), Congregation Oheb Shalom in Sandusky, Ohio (Student Rabbi), Isaac M. Wise Temple (Fellow), Rockdale Temple (Intern), Congregation B’nai Israel in Parkersburg, West Virgina (Student Rabbi), and Adath Israel in Cincinnati, Ohio (Rabbinic Intern and Fellow). Prior to ordination in June 2019, she will receive an MA from Xavier University in Jewish Education Administration. Bailey is committed to helping others pursue meaningful Jewish lives through talmud Torah (lifelong Jewish learning), avodah (engaging prayer), and gemilut chasadim (acts of lovingkindness).