Kaila Shabat, nee Katherine Rubin, born in London in 1947, arrived in Israel as a volunteer after the Six-Day War. She and her husband live in a suburb of Tel Aviv, and have two grown children. Her first book of poetry, ‘Back from Beyond,’ was published in 2008. Many of her poems, articles and short stories have been printed in anthologies in Israel and abroad.
In 2011, she expressed her vision for a better world, in a chapbook, entitled ‘Venus Empowered,' and in 2012 published the story of a Holocaust survivor in the form of a narrative poem. For the last ten years she has been working on a chronicle, which in the future, she intends to publish as a series of books. Her greatest joy is to sing and record inspirational songs, abd recently brought out a disc.