Elana Dorfman is a writer, storyteller and social activist who lives in Haifa Israel. For over forty-five years she has organized, volunteered and worked to bring about social change around issues of feminism, Jewish renewal, Arab-Jewish shared living and peace. She has a master’s degree in creative writing from Bar Ilan University, 2018. For the past 11 years, she he has been leading creative writing workshops. Elana ‘s poems have been published in the Voices Israel Anthology 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. She was a finalist in the Brooklyn Arts and Film Festival Non-fiction writing contest 2021. You can also hear her stories on the 'WhyWhyWhy True Stories from Israel' podcast.