by Margueya Novick

Arranging Relationships

Beneath the hijab and the snood, are we really so different? The recent independent film “Arranged” presents two women from seemingly opposing religions, Islam and Judaism, who quickly develop a deep friendship while working together in a public school. Their respective attempts at finding husbands emphasize the distinct similarities of their pious and richly traditional lives.

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