In suburban north-west London the Orthodox Jewish community of Hendon quietly conducts its daily life with little concern for the prawling metropolis outside. But then a beloved rabbi dies, and his passing brings his wayward daughter home. For the past ten years Ronit has been living the life of a modern New York woman, and it soon becomes clear that Hendon and Ronit don't fit. Her home has become a more unsetting place than she had anticipated. And when she is reunited with her childhood girlfriend Esti, who has taken a very different path in life, it's not long before the two woman are forced to confront their pasts, and to examine the difficult choices the have made.