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.


Double Take
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Finally, there they are. Howard and Jack and the rest of them. He should make the most of this game, his last for the next while
Double Take
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Who gets to pick a new rav for our shul?
Double Take
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Double Take
Monday, December 17, 2018
When generous donations buy special treatment
Family Tempo
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
“I’m sorry,” I mumbled. I sat down again and stirred my tea. “You think I’m an awful person. Sitting here on an all-expenses-paid vacation, complaining. How greedy, right?”
Family Tempo
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
This is what he has come for, she knows. He’s going to ask her to do something, to support something that she cannot and will not support
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Who will live and flourish and grow within the hallways of this building, and who will die inside
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
I smile at the A+, but why, why did I pick some relative stranger in a far-off town as the object of my 15-year-old admiration?
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
But I wonder, as I take three steps back, and three steps forward, facing the holiest site we have left, why I’m not feeling enough
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
This is a good chance to test out her teacher’s concerns. I watch her closely for signs of not hearing, or misunderstanding, as I launch into storyteller mode