Birth Name: Yael Shelbia Cohen
Place of Birth: Nahariya, Israel
Date of Birth: August 31, 2001
Ethnicity: Israeli Jewish [Tunisian Jewish]
Yael Shelbia is an Israeli model and actress. She stars on the show Palmach.
She was raised in an Orthodox Jewish family, and attended a religious Ulpana high school for girls.
She has Tunisian Jewish ancestry. Her middle name and professional name Shelbia was from her great-grandmother, who was from a Djerban Jewish community. The name is believed to protect against the evil eye.