Born in London, England, during WWII. Educated in England. B.A. (Sociology and Economics) from London School of Economics, Immigrated to Israel in 1964. Married to Dr. Yigal Shefer. M.A. in Communications, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Three children, Dana, Ariel and Eitan, and seven grandchildren (to date). Translates, both free-lance and formerly as an employee of the Bank of Israel, from Hebrew, French and German into English. Free-lance writer for various journals in England and the US. Her first novel, ‘The Balancing Game; A Child Between Two Worlds, A Society Approaching War,’ was published in 2013. Her second book, ‘Time Out of Joint; The Fate of a Family,’ will appear later this year (2014).