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WWYD – Shabbat Guest

So here is the scenario. You have an open door policy on Shabbat. Your friends know that they can bring a friend or two along with them if they are coming to you for a…

WWYD – schoolboys

My son’s class is allowed to order pizza from the local kosher pizza place on Rosh Chodesh. This is not something that the school arranges, but something that they have to organize on their own….

Modesty

Posted for a reader. You are a baal/at teshuvah (returnee to Judaism), and the rest of your immediate family are secular. You are the only religious Jew they know, and they see you as different…

Confrontation WWYD

Are you the kind of person who does all they can to avoid confrontation or do you deal with it when necessary? Say, for example, you had a friend who suddenly stopped talking to you…

WWYD – sleepover

(Not my story, as told to me by a friend) Your young child is invited to a sleepover. You know the family from school. The parents are divorced, but have remained within the community. Mother…

Heinous or Harmless – Dating

From Matzav.com Dear Matzav.com Editor, My heart is so broken. I have been carrying a bleeding heart for over a month and cannot withstand it anymore. I do not want to tell my parents nor…

WWYD – Inappropriate Contact

You are at the local grocery store doing your regular shopping thing. You walk up one of the aisles where a shop assistant is stocking shelves. As you walk past you feel his hand brush…

WWYD – lost library book

You and the kids go regularly to the library; you expect the kids to keep track of the books they borrow; you have a special place set aside for keeping the library books so you…

WWYD – clothes that drive you crazy

Having had brothers, being married, and being in the process of raising four boys I know a thing or two about males and their clothing habits. Most males I should say. For example: If it…

WWYD – ex husband and religion

A reader – “Marsha” – asked me if I could post this so my readership could help her with some solutions. I know that if I were in the same shoes as this devoted Jewish…

WWYD – clothes

I have asked a few friends this question lately, and I figured I would ask you, my readers, for your opinions and experiences. Situation: you are getting ready to go out somewhere with your spouse…

WWYD? – dating

A single girlfriend of mine (please forgive me for shamelessly stealing your story but you did tweet it) was recently set up with a bloke. They had some phone conversations before they actually met, to…