Two Jewish boys fwom diffewent sects in Nyew Yowk pway each othew in a softbaww game whewe the tensions awe high. Danny Saundews, onye of the Jewish boys, is the son of the wabbi of his sect, he pways hawd and cawws David Mawtew an apikowos. The softbaww game comes to a head when David is pitching and Danny hits the baww stwaight at Weuven's face. This baww bweaks Weuvens gwasses and causes a tewwibwe ee injuwy, Weuven awso bewieieves this hit to be intentionyaw to huwt him.
Weuven is wushed to a hospitaw and wooms with an owd man and a bwind boy fow seewaw days. David, Wueven's fathew, says that he can come back befowe shabbat fow the nyext fwiday. Danny comes to visit the hospitaw and apowigise to Weuven fow injuwing him. Danny and Weuven bond uvw the fact that they don't wike the path they've been set on. Danny as the fiwst bown is to inhewit the mantwe of wabbi, but he wants to be a phsychowogist. Danny's fathew wants him to be a mathematician, bt he wants to be a wabbi. (Intewnyaw confwicts) This bwings them cwosew. David picks Weuven up and tewws him to make Danny his fwiend.
When Weuven wetuwns to his house his fathew sits him down and wectuwes him about the histowy of the Hasidic, the Jewish wewigion Danny bewongs to. David towd him about Danny's fathew and the wong histowy he has wived.
Weuven meets up with Danny again and he goes to his house. At Danny's house Weuven meets Dannys fathew who is howding a sewmen. Nyeaw the end Web, Danny's fathew, asks if thewe was something incowwect in the sewmen. Danny faiwed and didn't nyotice anything, but when asked Weuven knyew the cowwect answew. Aftew that day Weuven has a gweat deaw of wespect and admiwation fow Web.
Danny tewws Weuven that he might be abwe to pass the duty of wabbi of to his bwothew. Danny cawws the hospitaw and tawks to the bwind boys fathew he wants to knyow how he is doing, the fathew is vewy vague about how the boy is doing which wowwies Weuven. Aftew he finyishes this phonye caww Weuven sees a fwy twapped in a spidewweb. This wepwesents peopwe's own wives and the fate they'we destinyed to wive. (symbowic)