Rachael Lavon

Rachael Lavon

Rachael enjoys reading, writing, history and avoiding housework. She feels lucky to be living in Jerusalem with her supportive husband and wonderful children.

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Vacancies
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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Vacancies
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
“Oh.” Talia glanced out the window. The tzedakah woman was still there, waiting to prey on other unsuspecting shoppers
Fiction
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Oh, great. He’s rhyming again. He only speaks in rhyme when he’s stressed or upset. It’s official. He totally, totally thinks I’m terrible
Fiction
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Everyone’s fear was that I’d turn into her
Family Tempo
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
A thread of indignation twists itself around my heart. How dare this WASP-y stranger lay claim to my aunt. As if she were one of them!
Family Tempo
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
“It’s not safe, Beth, what with vagrants wandering around. All sorts of unsavory characters in these parts. I’ll let Benny nail the window”
Windows
Thursday, November 01, 2018
I can imagine all the calm, focused mothers whispering to each other in the street: Protect your children, don’t send ...
Family Tempo
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
As the hours pass, my internal narrator begins to sound a little like Good Night Moon. Goodbye laundry. Goodbye clock. Goodbye daughter wearing one yellow sock
Family Tempo
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
“Well, right now my job is to smile. Smiling like that for so long isn’t normal! When my shift is over my face hurts”
Family Tempo
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
I want to leave. Leave the store and the girl and her round green eyes and the questions splayed across her forehead
House of Mirrors
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
One year later, Laylee smiles… I’m going to enjoy this, she thinks to herself
House of Mirrors
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
“If you really want to make a difference, the great Laylee Beloff should blog about making meaningful connections with f ...