About Sarit

Sarit 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 Gradwohl studied social work and film & television at Tel Aviv University, obtaining BA degrees in 2004 and 2007. The Hebrew version of Hamama, titled Saperi Tama Temima, was published by Pardes Publishing House in 2014. Gradwohl also authored several short stories, published in Hador, the Jewish Literary Journal, and numerous Hebrew-language journals. When not writing or parenting, she lectures on the topic of Yemenite Jewry.