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Rochel Samet

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Double Take
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
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Double Take
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Only tough measures could save our shul's crumbling decorum
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Mimi’s parents explain why Kayla switched schools. Mimi comes to accept the situation — and her sister
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022
“Mmm.” Something clicks in Mimi’s brain. She hesitates, then switches off the music. “You… you nervous, Kayla?”
Family Tempo
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
She chose this life, so why did she feel so stifled?
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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Ma sounds distracted. There’s something else on her mind. “Mimi, how would you like to join us on the Philadelphia trip with Kayla?”
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Tuesday, November 08, 2022
Mimi sneaks a glance at Kayla; her sister looks… overwhelmed. Her face is a little blotchy, an awkward blush. Is she happy? Mimi can’t tell
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Tuesday, November 01, 2022
For the first time in a long time, gymnastics is actually getting frustrating
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
All that matters is that she, Mimi, will sit here and try her best, knowing this is not about winning, it’s about trying
Double Take
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Would it be so bad to miss this? Shulamis Greenman had plenty of friends; this was probably one of those events where she’d invited me out of politeness
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Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Ella giggles, takes an apple, and then asks, too casually, “Anyone know if Tzippy’s coming?”
Calligraphy
Thursday, October 06, 2022
The girls don’t seem to take to the ideas that I recount so passionately. There are shuffles and whispers and the occasional giggle