When Shaindel and Yonah Isaacson relocate to the community of Birch Park, the future looks fabulous. They find a great house, Yonah snags an exciting job, and Shaindel welcomes a fresh start in life after playing mother to her younger sisters. It all seems too good to be true until Shaindel discovers that it is too good to be true. She's stumbled into the heart of a secret that's tearing apart the community and is now threatening to destroy her family too.
Back in Brooklyn, Shaindel's sister Blumie is navigating her way to a year in an innovative new seminary when her father makes an announcement that shakes her and her family to the core.
Sisters and Strangers is a story about growing, healing, and new beginnings. (With some laughter and recipes too.)
By Suri Epstein