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Rakefet Ziv-Li

Rakefet Ziv-Li was born in Jerusalem in 1968 and lives in Kibbutz Rosh Hanikra in the Western Galilee. She studied musicology and psychology at Bar-Ilan University, and has an MA in Hebrew literature from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, as well as a graduate degree in music therapy. She works as a music therapist for children and youth at risk.

Ziv-Li has published a novel and a book for children.  In 2005, she won the Haaretz Short Story Competition for her story "Rachamei Zion" ("Zion's Mercy").

Books Published in Hebrew

Sound of Butterflies (Novel), Modan, 2009 [Kol Shel Parparim]
Batya Cannot Fly (children-picture bk) , Sifriat Poalim, 2015 [Batya Lo Afa]

Books in Translation