Rachely (as in Rachel) Rachewsky Scapa was born in Curitiba, southern Brazil. She made alyiah on her own at the age of 16, living in a boarding school. Studied journalism in the Tel Aviv Open university. For over 20 years, Rachely hosts a Radio show titled Voice from Israel where she broadcasts news from Israel in Portuguese at Good News From Israel Radio. She also hosts a radio show in Hebrew about Brazilian music and culture at Radio Sol. Rachely is married to Alberto who made alyiah from Uruguay, and the mother of Yoel Lucas, who at the age if 9 also has his own radio show for children.