Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Rochel (Grunewald) Samet is a writer living in Yerushalayim, in an apartment filled with stories and song. Her fiction stories and other articles have appeared in Mishpacha, Family First, Calligraphy and Teen Pages. Her first novel, Stargazing, was published by Israel Book Shop in 2017. When she’s not writing, Rochel enjoys teaching, cooking and playing the piano.

 

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Double Take
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Double Take
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
I've been teaching for decades, of course I know best
The Rainbow Girl
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Rachelli flushed. She wanted to answer back, defend herself or say something, but then she realized it was true
The Rainbow Girl
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Maybe that’s the thing with family, they’re so close that it’s hard to see things clearly
The Rainbow Girl
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
The words were cold, icy even. Rachelli shifted in her seat. Mrs. Hertz had just walked in. Why was she angry already?
The Rainbow Girl
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Rachelli sat down, too, a little sigh of relief escaping. She and Etty were good again; she needed that
Double Take
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
There are some mornings that my little girl is standing by the front door, French-braided hair, lunchbox and all — and Elisheva’s car takes forever to arrive
The Rainbow Girl
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
What should she rush for, anyway? So that Bubby should tell her to help out more? To have Tehillah take up too much space in her bedroom?
The Rainbow Girl
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
She could get lost in here. She could stay for hours, hide from the whole crazy world. From her parents and Tehillah and Shani and the dumb high school application
The Rainbow Girl
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Satisfied that no one was listening, she leaned closer and murmured, “I can’t tell you now. Later, when we’re alone, okay?”
Double Take
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
"There’s a new family and, Ma — they have a dog!”
The Rainbow Girl
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
She could handle fudge sundaes, but having a conversation here would be super-awkward. What if one of her friends turned up? What if Etty came in?