Roby Singer, born during the war in Budapest to a boy from a poor Jewish family, was not circumcised in due time. And then his mother and grandmother, spending all their energies on the post-war survival, somehow forgot that their son and grandson were not circumcised. The leadership of the Jewish boarding school, where he lives and studies free of charge for five days a week, decides to eliminate the disorder. And Robi does not want to put up with the will of someone else's will. And besides - he's scared, he's afraid of surgery. When Robi realizes that the visit to the surgeon can not be avoided, he suddenly declares that he believes in Christ and is immediately expelled from the orphanage ... And in the courtyard of 1956, before the anti-communist uprising on the streets of Budapest, only a few months remain ... Wisdom and humor against the vicissitudes Life - Dalosh, like Isaac Bashevis Singer, continues the great Yiddish tradition in literature.