Chaya Benady was born into a secular family and she is a “Ba’lat Teshuva”, a Jewish woman who has returned to Judaism. She has been walking this path for nearly a decade. Her husband is a Jew by choice – a convert. Her love of writing coupled with her ongoing Torah study and a steadfast commitment to Jewry has given birth to a new fiction series, her first in a humble attempt to share various joys and sorrows a Jewish community faces in a modern world. Chaya lives on the East Coast of the United States with her husband. She is also a mother, teacher, student and volunteer.
When a retired nuclear physicist and schizophrenic Jewish mother makes up her mind that the remaining seven of her unwed children have to be married pronto, she creates a notebook to become a matchmaker. Several cowboys on a ranch avoid the rope in a comedy of errors, including bucking bulls.
Two bachelors face life-altering decisions during the holidays in 2014. And two Jewish couples come to understand the true meaning of love, honor and commitment in a small Jewish Baltimore City community.
F16 fighter jets, air show squadrons, music videos, unlikely romances and occasional hilarity are tied together when Jewish lawyer Yigal Cohen falls for a beautiful opera singer. They find out that nothing was what it had seemed and every character is actually real. But they’ve never actually met.
Rivka Weinstein’s cynical, unreligious life in Baltimore crashes when a letter arrives that holds the key to unlocking her heart. The daughter stolen from her nineteen years prior wants to meet her. Leah’s return and Rivka’s blooming romance with Yosef Goldstein entwine her with love, faith and Israel.