Hazel Agami was born in England in 1920 with a twin sister. She served in the ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) for four years during the war 1942-1946, driving an ambulance in Brussels and a three ton truck in England and a 30 cwt truck in Germany after the war.
Hazel came to live in Israel in 1953 as a qualified teacher of English and History. After spending six months studying Hebrew, she taught English in a high school in Rehovot and to students at the Tadmor Hotel School in Herzliya Pituach.
She married an Israeli in1955 and has two children and five grandsons. Her daughter is an artist and her son an aeronautical engineer. Her husband died in 1981, and Hazel lives in Nof Yam near her daughter.