Empowered women: A site to see

March 16, 2017 13:13

Before Motal started her tourism business, she was a retired preschool teacher. At 65, she says, she has found her true calling.

Shoshana Karbasi

Shoshana Karbasi in her ‘great dress.’. (photo credit:MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN)

Efrat Giat was a successful tour guide until, at the age of 36, she decided to marry a shepherd from Ein Kerem.

Giat and her husband quickly started having children – afraid she would be too old to have a large family. After the first four of her now five children were born, she realized she could no longer work outside the home. She assumed this meant giving up her once exciting career.


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