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.

A Gift Passed Along
Sunday, April 05, 2020
I found out that fiction can transport, uplift, and connect you to something bigger then yourself
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
There were so many rules and regulations that came along with shidduch dating, it was simply impossible to follow everything
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
“Oh.” Talia glanced out the window. The tzedakah woman was still there, waiting to prey on other unsuspecting shoppers
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
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”
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 them to the Lavons.
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”