Liana Cohen is an Ivy-league educated attorney handling felony appeals in the New York City public defender’s office. Her devoted boyfriend, Jakob Weiss, is a rising star at a corporate law firm and ready to settle down. It all seems perfect, but something isn’t right.
Liana’s knowledge that most of her clients have committed violent crimes increasingly weighs on her. And despite their love, Liana questions her future with Jakob.
Enter imprisoned felon Danny Shea, whose astonishing blend of good looks, intelligence and vulnerability intrigue Liana. When she becomes convinced of his innocence,their relationship strays from the purely professional.
As she navigates this pivotal juncture, Liana turns to traditional, yet unconventional, Rabbi Jordan Nacht. With compassion and nuance, the rabbi and Liana debate Jewish ideals of justice and Tikun Olam. Rabbi Nacht reveals a path for Liana to recognize her Bashert, and helps her overcome her unfamiliarity with prayer. Emerging from this crossroads in her life, Liana embraces her Jewish identity, rediscovers purpose in her work, and finds her way back to love.