Novel in the original modern Hebrew.
On her deathbed, in the Jewish home in Berlin, Gabriela Mannheim tells her niece Naomi the story of her life that begins in Budapest. The 16-year-old girl of an Orthodox Jewish family meets on the ice skating rink a young man accompanies her to her home, and the incident reveals the deep abyss that separates Gabi from her family. From then on, her life would become a fascinating journey, full of vicissitudes and torments, involving three husbands, one son, four countries and secret love. Naomi, who visits her aunt after decades of forced separation and forgetting. There is a "story" of its own, which unfolds alongside the "main story" and gradually accumulates fullness and strength: She left the ultra-Orthodox world by leaving behind her husband and sons: their new world presents complications, question marks and difficult dilemmas to solve, and she struggles painfully between motherhood and femininity Family values and her "non-standard" love. The encounter between the two, the "black sheep" of their family, takes place in the shadow of death, but it is full of vitality and hope, a deep closeness and an understanding beyond the words. Beyond the years, a bridge stretches and beneath it the unresolved conflicts and the great questions emerge: the difficulty of ever moving into the world, the essence of motherhood, the place of memory, the acceptance of old age and death, and whether there is a chance for love.