Liat is currently a student in the Joint Program between Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. She was born in Israel and lived there until the age of 12, when she moved with her parents to the USA. She attended Jewish day school in the suburbs of Philadelphia and, upon graduating high school, returned home to Israel to serve in the IDF. Liat received an honorable discharge and then traveled in South America before beginning her college career. She strives to be an observant Jew and views the establishment of the State of Israel as the beginning of Redemption.