Galila Ron-Feder Amit

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Galila Ron-Feder Amit
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Born 1949
Haifa, Israel
Occupation Novelist
Notable works Gingi series

Galila Ron-Feder Amit (Hebrew: גלילה רון־פדר-עמית‎, born 1949) is an Israeli children books author.[1]

Biography[edit]

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.

Literary career[edit]

Books by Galila Ron Feder

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).[2]

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.[3]

Published works[edit]

  • The Time Tunnel - a children's adventure series about two Jerusalem children who travel back in time to historical events related to the establishment of the State of Israel.
  • International Mission - a children's adventure series about Israeli children who travel to different countries and participate in various missions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Galila Ron-Feder Amit". WorldCat.org. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Galila Ron-Feder-Amit". The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature. 2004. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  3. ^ Mesima Olamit 2: Hodu (India) - International Mission. by Galila Ron-Feder-Amit