Noa, at 16, sets out with the 12 tribes of the Exodus, dreaming of a life of freedom. When religious fanatics kill her father, Noa and her four sisters are threatened with bondage. Vowing to win inheritance rights, Noa pleads their case before ever higher ranks of judges. One accuses her of poisoning, which she cannot deny. Noa gains strength and complexity advancing toward her goal: the ear of Moses.
bursts with richly drawn characters whose troubles often parallel our own. From bloody battles and frankincense cartels to humor and food--Judging Noa
explores the feast of life. At its center is Noa's quest for justice, a journey with as much meaning today as then.