Rachelle Unreich

Rachelle Unreich has been a journalist for 38 years, contributing to publications including The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and Harper’s Bazaar. Her first book, A Brilliant Life, tells the story of her mother Mira, a Holocaust survivor, and has been published in Australia, NZ, the US, UK, Canada and South Africa. It was shortlisted for The Age Book of the Year and the ABIA awards New Writer of the Year.


Unforgotten: The Shoah and ancestors lost

Australia has had the largest influx of Holocaust survivors post war outside of Israel. Those survivors are now few in number leaving second and third generations to piece together their family’s stories. Rachelle Unreich has captured her mother’s story in A Brilliant Life. Tess Schofield -Peters’s book, Dear Mutzi tells of her grandfather’s experience fleeing...

Sunday August 18, 2024