Diklah Zohar was born in Israel in 1968. She studied Art History and Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Classical Archeology at Leiden University. She is especially interested in synagogues and their decorative motifs. Her PhD research focused on mosaic art from the early Byzantine era in the Near East. Over the course of her studies, Diklah became interested in cultural exchange between the Jewish and the Christian artistic spheres, resulting in published works on Roman and Christian images in Jewish art. Today Diklah is the director of the Crescas Jewish Educational Centre in Amsterdam. Besides giving lectures and workshops, she is active as a mosaic artist.