Research on Beauty Queen uncovered a family secret

SARIT Yishai-Levi has always had a streak of resilience and bravery in her.

The latter came in particularly useful during her days as a journalist when, in 1982, she was among the first members of the Israeli media to interview Yasser Arafat face to face.

Her career took in acting, print journalism, broadcasting and writing non-fiction before she penned bestseller The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem.

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