Zahava Kornberg was born in Germany in 1948 and moved to Israel with her family a year later. She is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Israel with a B.Sc. in medical nutrition and an M.Sc. in microbiology. She previously worked as a researcher, biology teacher, and as a clinical dietitian. Kornberg was also the first CEO of Israel’s clinical dietitians’ foundation.
Her debut novel, Inheriting Silence, is dedicated to her children and grandchildren.