Fighting continued in the north in 2006, as the program was readying for launch. Cohen commented "We enter a world of innocence where everyone helps each other. There's a war outside, and we've escaped into the solution."
Cohen was is a married mother of one, trained at SELA The Performing Arts Studio, founded by Yoram Levinstein. Starring in season 2 of Channel 2 program Mummy, her breakthrough role was in a series of specials about Israeli television history, Only in Israel. Cohen is a series regular in A Wonderful Country.
- Shani Cohen (A Wonderful Country), TVI Israel.