Galili Ron was born in Haifa. She studied at the Hebrew Reali School and earned a degree in Bible and Hebrew Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. After her marriage to Avi Feder ended in divorce, she married Meshulam Amit. She has three children of her own, and ten foster children, taken in from broken homes.
Ron Feder is the author of many books for children that have become Hebrew classics, among them the Gingi (Hebrew: ג'ינג'י) series and Tuli Ta'alooli (Hebrew: טולי תעלולי).
A film based on her experiences as a foster mother, "To Myself," won First Prize at the Frankfurt Children`s Film Festival. In 1972, she began publishing a children`s nature magazine. She was also the editor of a science magazine for young readers. In 2008, she received the World Zionist Organization Award for Lifetime Achievement and Social Involvement.