While things heat up here over Quebec’s proposed Charter of secualr values, 24 year-old Mindy Pollak– the 1st Hasidic woman ever to run for office this Nov 3rd, and Leila Marshy– magazine editor, feminist and Palestinian- are neighbours, friends and working to build bridges between the Hasidim of Outremont and their neighbours. Get to know Leila and Mindy today on Shtetl. How does their unlikely friendship work?
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Music by The Real Tuesday Weld, Harry Nilsson, Mr. Roger’s Neighbourhood theme song, Anita Ward, Lesley Gore and Girls in Trouble.