About Sarit

AboutSarit Gradwohl

Sarit Gradwohl, a native of Pardes Hana, lovingly tells the tale of Hassan and Hamama, and intertwines her grandparents’ personal story and the histories of Yemeni and Israeli Jews with her own imagination.

Sarit studied social work and film & television at Tel Aviv University, obtaining BA degrees in 2004 and 2007. Her first novel, “Saperi Tama Temima” (“Hamama”), was published by Pardes Publishing House in 2014.
She is also the author of two short stories, published in Hador (2015).
Sarit teaches Jewish heritage at the “Maccabim” school in Skokie, Illinois, and is working on her second novel as well as numerous screenplays for film and television.