Alma Ganihar was born in 1964 and grew up in Ramat HaSharon. She holds a bachelor’s degree in history and Jewish philosophy from Tel Aviv University. Upon graduation, she began writing screenplays, including “Three Mothers,” “The Fifth Heaven,” and “The Ambassador’s Wife.” She also wrote the play “The Peacock of Silwan,” which was staged at the Arab-Hebrew Theatre in Jaffa in 2016 and won many awards. Ganihar has published two books. Her second book, GPS, was published by Am Oved and won the New Literature Prize in Memory of Isaac and Tova Wiener. Alma wholeheartedly believes in art’s ability to transform reality. She is married to Patrick and is the mother of two, and resides in Jaffa.