Novels by Rachel Pomerantz
- Wildflower, C.I.S. Publishers, '89
A childless couple in Jerusalem
takes a foster child, who is then reclaimed by his natural family.
A Time to Rend, A Time to Sew, Feldheim Publishers, '95
Two academically successful sisters try to integrate their careers and their
private lives. Also in
French and Hebrew.
- Cactus Blossoms, Targum Press, '96
A custody case for a foster child, during the Gulf War. Also in Hebrew.
- As Mountains around Jerusalem, Feldheim Publishers, '99
Two converts to Judaism from very different backgrounds meet in Israel. Also in French.
- Inheritance of our Fathers, HaModia Publications, '07.
American Jews trying to make aliya .
- Bells and Pomegranates, Menucha Publishers '12, The tribulations of chi
ba'alei teshuva looking for their destined match. Sequel to
Cactus Blossoms and A Time to Rend, A Time to Sew.
- Orange Groves, Menucha Publishers, '15 Cultural divisions in Israeli society: Jew and Arab,
secular and religious, Left and Right. During an election campaign, a secular
newspaperman and his radio
announcer wife interact with a Palestinian mathematics professor, a chareidi
author, and a teenage supporter of the right-wing parties,
who is playing detective as
he investigates shady campaign practices of a rival party. Also discusses
the issue of chareidim in the army.
- Bridges Across the Years,Karen Prescott,the only woman in a Mathematics Department in Chicago is elected Chair just after taking in a potential adopted child. Long estranged from her college roomate Linda Robinson, Karen reconnects with Linda, now Ruth, during a period of crisis for both.
The books appeared under the pen-name Rachel Pomerantz, and are available either from the publishers or from operations like amazon.com or eichlers.com
Last update: December 18, '05