Barbara Abraham was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her studies include: Cours de Civilisation Francais, Sorbonne Paris; Queens University Belfast - B.A; Dundee University - Creative Writing course. She came to live in Israel in 1958. From 1959 – 1967 she was resident in Eilat and commenced her working career at the first Queen of Sheba Hotel. From 1964 – 1980 she worked for Arkia Airlines, first in Eilat and from 1967 in Tel Aviv, eventually becoming Head of Tourist Department. From 1980 – 2000 she lived in Scotland with her life partner. Enjoying the composition of essays, Barbara attended a Creative Writing Course, joined the Angus Writers Group and later became a member of the Scottish Writers Association. She began publishing articles and short stories in Scotland in local press and also in the Jewish Chronicle. In 2000 after returning to Israel she joined the Editorial Board of ESRA MAGAZINE and has also written for Metro Magazine of The Jerusalem Post.