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Dr. Pamela Peled was born in South Africa and came to live in Israel in 1975, at the age of 17. She studied English Literature and Teaching at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and has a doctorate in Shakespeare from Bar Ilan University. She teaches at Beit Berl College and at the IDC Herzliya, and also gives lectures on Shakespeare all over Israel and abroad, as well as on cruise ships.

Pamela is also a journalist and has published three books: How to Have a Husband and Live with your Lover (at the Same Time)For the Love of God and Virgins and Three Ladies Three Lattes.

Pamela has three daughters and two grandsons.

Yossi and his dad, Kalman

Yossi meets President George Bush and Laura Bush at the White House, Washington DC

If Kerry Samuels, a nice (secular) Jewish boy from Vancouver...
Rabbi Baruch Boudilovsky of Young Israel Shul, North Netanya

Inside the clubhouse in Machneh 80 Dotan, near Pardes Hanna

The soldier at a small army base tucked away in a pastoral p...

Hezi, who has lived most of his life in Beit Uri, proudly points to himself on a 50th anniversary celebration poster

Danny’s severe cerebral palsy doesn’t affect his amazing weaving skills

Blind and deaf, Eldar uses his highly-developed senses of smell and touch to create amazing baskets

Harel creates a wooden salad bowl in the carpentry workshop for an arts and crafts bazaar

Taking center stage. . . the entire Beit Uri population taking part in the annual summer performance

Photos by Jeanette Koll In a cool, wood-paneled hall in...
Performing in Emmanuel Church Tel Aviv on Christmas Day

Photos by Samuel Saada I must admit I didn't want to do it. ...
Richard Davis, Kishorit’s winemaker, pours samples at the Bible Lands Museum

Snuggled into the hills of the Western Galilee, Kishorit sho...
Students of JAMD's Younes and Soraya Nazarian Program of Excellence in Chamber Music. Photos: Yonatan Dror

Double basses at the double ... Israeli and International students of JAMD

JAMD's production of Italian opera “The Coronation of Poppaea” by Claudio Monteverdi

Wine glasses, when clinked together, make a pleasant ringing...
Students taking part in a business administration class.

Student and teacher at the end of the law course at the Hebrew University.

Seat of learning ... a psychology class at Tel Aviv University.

Each year, as summer turns to autumn and the heat goes out o...
Singing in their mother tongues (from left) Dana Keren, Meera Eilabouni and Diane Kaplan (Photo: Gal Mosenson)

Pete Seeger: His protest songs were banned

One of my most abiding memories of my South African childhoo...
All photos from "Unexpected Israel" by Ruth Corman

The cat’s eyes have it . . . as seen on a garbage bin in Israel

Proof that two heads are better than one

Unexpected Israel: Stories you never read in the Media By Ru...
Israeli bowls champion Nadav Levi, ranked 9th in the world, taking part in a competition in Rio de Janeiro

Thinking about the next move ... Israel bowls champ Nadav Levi

The thought of lawn bowls conjures up the sedate sound of wo...
Sleek and fashionable ... the dresses make it to the catwalk

Dramatic black dresses that could stand on any red carpet

Some of the staff at Turning the Tables

In the 1940 movie "Waterloo Bridge", a luminous Vivien Leigh...

Harold Grinspoon reads a story to a youngster

It's a long, long way from Sevier County, Tennessee, where D...
On court with head coach Yariv Bloomberg

The Squash team of 2013

The game of squash takes its name from the "squashable" soft...
Operation Protective Edge propelled i24 News into the public eye.

Frank Melloul ... the DNA of i24 News is coexistence

For one week smack in the middle of Operation Protective Edg...

Festival organizer Uri Aviv

Festival guest Jason Wishnow

When Uri Aviv was two years old, he looked up at the sky and...

...Democratic, or just plain mad? It has to be a strange exp...

A Healing Journey and Guide to Wellbeingby Suzanna Marcus(Op...