Noa, at sixteen, sets out with the twelve tribes of the Exodus, dreaming of a life of freedom and the Promised Land that her father says will be theirs. When religious fanatics kill her father, Noa and her four sisters are in danger of being sold into bondage. Noa vows to win women’s rights of inheritance…learn more
“An impeccably researched and richly detailed story of one woman’s struggle against a patriarchal system that threatens not only her freedom but her life...empowering and thought-provoking read.”
—Rebecca Kanner, award-winning author of Esther: a Novel and Sinners and the Sea: the Untold Story of Noah’s Wife
"With her creative imagination, as well as her immense knowledge of the flora and fauna of the wilderness, Michal Strutin took me on a journey in this multi-layered sensual and sense-laden technicolor story."
—Peninnah Schram, author of Jewish Stories of Love and Marriage: Folktales, Legends & Letters
"Michal Strutin’s debut novel, Judging Noa, brings the Exodus to life in language that is spare and lyrical."
—Mary F. Burns, author of J – The Woman Who Wrote the Bible