Pamela Peled

picture of Dr Pamela Peled  

Pamela Peled was born in 195, in South Africa. She grew up in a sun-drenched land, brimming with swimming pools and tender T-bone steaks on charcoal fires. There was no television. Pupils were caned for forgetting their homework. Nelson Mandela was still in jail.

At seventeen Pamela left home for Jerusalem, to study English Literature at the Hebrew University.  After completing her MA she taught for many years and then did a PhD in Literature at Bar Ilan University. 

She is a journalist, contributes op-eds to The Jerusalem Post and is the Health Editor of “Esra Magazine.”  Pamela lectures at the IDC (Interdisciplinary Centre, Herzlia) and Beit Berl College in Israel, and also gives guest lectures in Europe, England and America.  She leads study courses to Stratford-Upon-Avon in England, and lectures on Shakespeare on Cruise Ships. Her first book on life and literature is called How to Have a Husband and Live with your Lover (at the Same Time). Her latest novel, For the Love of God and Virgins, examines living in Israel, and coping with the sometimes distorted way the rest of the world views what goes on in the Middle East.

Pamela lives near Tel Aviv.  She has three daughters.