By Naomi Ragen
The pampered daughter of a prosperous Hasidic businessman, Batsheva Ha-Levi grows up within the prosperous suburbs of la. yet every little thing alterations whilst she turns eighteen and reveals that her loving father has made a mystery vow that allows you to shatter her lifestyles, forcing her to marry a guy she hardly ever is familiar with and sending her to the unique, golden urban of Jerusalem. On her marriage ceremony day, she enters a wierd and international international steeped in culture and surrounded through fantasy. Shackled via historic principles, she quickly is familiar with that to outlive she is going to don't have any selection yet to struggle for her freedom, to reconcile her personal have to stay within the glossy global together with her ancestral tasks, and to select from the 3 males who vie for her physique, her soul, and her love.
Now a vintage indexed one of the 100 most crucial Jewish books of all time*, Jephte's Daughter is bestselling writer Naomi Ragen's loved first novel. With poignancy and perception, it takes readers on a groundbreaking and unforgettable trip contained in the hidden international of ladies within the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
*100 crucial Books For Jewish Readers, Rabbi Daniel B. Sync and Lindy Frenkel Kanter
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