Of course, this being the New York Times, it ends by reflecting on the complexity of life and the tragedy of the unbridgable gap between the faiths designed to cause the reader to nod his or her head in knowing agreement:
Mrs. Ahmed Abdullah is also preparing for the Sabbath and trying her best to remember the Jewish dietary laws. She sets the table with the family's finest linen and dishes and looks disappointed when Mr. Movsowitz says that as a non-Jew, she cannot light the Sabbath candles. When he offers her a drink of the Sabbath wine, it is her turn to decline as a Muslim.Deep. Really. Except for the fact that this show is about, um, wife swapping.
The show's director, Roy Oz, said filming that moment was deeply moving.
"Suddenly both religions meet but at the same time cannot meet," Mr. Oz said. "You leave with something from this episode; it makes you ask questions."