A young, attractive media star living in Tel Aviv, seems to have it all: money, fame, smart friends, and a bright future ahead. Yet she feels something is amiss in her life. One day, an anarchist film student enters her life and together they set off on a journey that eventually brings them to become religious and accept the ultra-Orthodox lifestyle.
Alma hosts a jovial Purim television special despite the massacre in Hebron
that day. She meets her new roommate, Ben, and they form a deep bond.
They travel to Sinai together where they come face-to-face with death.
Brenner convinces Ben to attend a lesson by Rabbi Daniel, A Breslau
On the eve of Yom Kippur, Alma discovers that Ben intends to fast. Ben tries
to convince her to join him for prayers. Alma is looking for Ben, going from
synagogue to synagogue. At the end of the fast, Ben returns with a group of
repentants. Alma understands that their lives will no longer be the...
Alma and Ben are in Amsterdam, trying to recapture the way they used to be. Ben admits that he wants to repent. Alma tries to run away and they end up in an island on the North Sea, where they meet a local Jew and light Hanukkah candles. In Tel Aviv, Alma goes to Rabbi Daniel's lesson.
Alma's parents are worried and take her to meet Elisha, a former repentant. Alma travels to Rabbi Nachman's grave in Oman in the Ukraine, where she meets Dalit, another repentant. Alma tells Ben they can no longer live
together and moves in with Dalit.
Ben proposes to Alma. She's scared of the dramatic turn her life is taking. Ben threatens that he won't wait for her. Alma and Ben announce their engagement and face strong objections from their parents. Alma and Ben
leave their old lives in Tel Aviv on the way to a new beginning.