Don’t think for a second that you know Hava or her place in the world. Yes, she’s an Orthodox Jew. But that doesn’t mean she can’t rock out. And yes, she has opinions about everything around her. But her opinions about herself can be twice as harsh.
Now Hava’s just been asked to be the token Jew on a TV show about a Jewish family, trading one insular community for another. As in Tanuja Desai Hidier’s Born Confused, there is soon a collision of both cultures and desires — with one headstrong heroine caught in the middle.