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Boston Bomber: Should We Have Let Him Die?

Boston Bomber: Should We Have Let Him Die?

I haven’t written about the Boston Bombings – there’s not much I can add to all that has  been written. A devastating bombing, resulting in horrific deaths and injuries, and emotional trauma that will scar…

WWYD – Returning item to store

WWYD – Returning item to store

I was at the shopping center the other day, and was approached by a young mother, with a sleeping baby in the stroller. Someone I didn’t know. She asked me if I was going upstairs…

WWYD from the Inbox: Wedding

Dear Hadassah, I received an invitation to my friend’s daughter’s wedding in November. We’d have to travel to get there – but it’s doable. I’d like to go, but I know it’s going to be…

WWYD – Feelings vs Kashrut

A friend was recently visiting relatives who put out some yummies for kiddush Shabbat day. There were cheeses and chocolates, pastries and cakes – the table was groaning under the weight! My friend happened to…

WWYD – Text

So in the last couple of days I have received texts from a number that I do not recognize. The first one or two were just “Hi”. Today I got texted “Hey Baby” with a…

WWYD? Letter from a reader

I received this letter from a reader, and it struck a huge chord with me. I don’t know what my answer would be as I can relate with this issue. Please weigh in with your…

WWYD – Question from a Reader

So, you are playing with your kids in the park in an urban area. You look around you and see the scene depicted in the above picture. (This picture depicts the third floor of an…

WWYD – non-Shomer Shabbat child at home

Remember this WWYD (child stealing) from last year? The same lady wrote to me to update me and to ask another question. Please give her the benefit of your wisdom. Dear HSM, Many months ago…

WWYD – Gym Peeping Tom

From a reader: Hadassah!  At the kosher gym this morning I saw a VERY chassidic man (long payos, chassidish hat and coat) open the door a crack to peek at the women doing a women’s…

Wednesday’s Wacky Signs

WWYD – gift from ex spouse

I received this email from a reader. Dear Mama H, I hope you can help me out. I recently celebrated a significant birthday and my ex husband sent me a sizable gift card to an…

WWYD – wrong crowd

So you find out that a friend has started hanging out with someone that you know is bad news. You know for a fact due to past experience with him / her that this person…