Based on the best-selling novel the untold story of the first Jewish pioneers A Jewish faith-based movie that shows the courage of one woman in troubling times Noa, a popular Israeli singer of Yemenite descent, prepares for a concert in Jerusalem but is interrupted by an old Arab man, who claims to have been a close friend of her great-grandmother. He tells her the story of Mazal, a Jewish child-bride from Yemen who preserves her religion, culture, family, and unique art, surviving the harsh, violent conditions of Jerusalem and the Holy Land from the late 19th century through the mid-20th century. She becomes the mother of two, a young widow, and the family s breadwinner through her skills as a jeweler. In time, a woman of property and an ardent patriot, she prevails through the bloody decades while living in the Old City of Jerusalem. Mazal heads a family of extraordinary, unforgettable characters and grows old in strength and determination, remaining true to her traditions and ideals.