Ayelet earned her PHD in Cultural Anthropology from the university of Haifa in 2007. From those mysterious moments of wonder and owe that overcome her sometimes stem her stories and essays woven out of everyday materials, memory and culture. She is also inspired by the short stories of Alison Munro, Salman Rushdie, Elizabeth Strout and the writing of Elizabeth Gilbert. She has published the novels "The Blackbird's Call Before Dark" (2015) and "Evanescent bloom" (2012) and in Hebrew two self help books as well as many biographies as shadow writer. Her forthcoming new futuristic coming of age novel "The Tale of Gentle Hussein", will be coming out on January 2022. Born In Scotland, she currently lives in Nahariyya on the northern shore of Israel. She is a photography enthusiast and in her youth created several one woman multimedia performances. Ayelet is the proud mother of two grown children.
Hussein a young boy in a future middle east, flees from his home into the night where unexpected forces come to his aid. With the help of his new Ally he enters a new world of ancient knowledge. Will he fulfill the prophecy of the ancients? will he overcome the wounds of his childhood? A futuristic parable about the coming of age of a gentle boy in a harsh world, a story of love and friendship and the power of faith.
It is 1230 BC, the time of Hebrew occupation and settlement of ancient Israel. Ita-Anu, Canaanite princess of Hazor commits an unforgivable crime by her people - to avenge her brother's death, she kills a man with her own hands. As punishment she is sent away to the shrine of the goddess Ashera on the shore, where she becomes a Qdesha - a servant of the goddess. Ita-Anu's turbulent and curious soul does not let her rest, and as reality around her falls apart, she follows her own truth and her connection with her gods. Will she endure the challenges of her time?
Devine, an Israeli Anthropologist sets out to conduct field work with a group of multicultural theater students in an Israeli University. In the process of participating and observing the student's training she embarks on a path of self discovery and confrontation with her inner demons. The relationships that Devine forms with the students, especially Yaniv whose vulnerability and volatility intrigue her, shed light on the emotional worlds of today's youth in Israel. As Devine documents the actor's training, she uncovers deep truths about existence and the powerful craft of the actor.