A letter writer who is hosting a large break-the-fast wonders if she should say something to the one cousin who hasn't offered to bring anything to the meal or just let it go in the spirit of repentance.
With the tradition to eat dairy meals on Shavuot, a vegetarian letter writer wants to take advantage of the opportunity to host an impressive holiday meal and asks for suggestions for new dishes to prepare.
Should you make baggies of mishloach manot to be part of this Purim gift exchange even if your heart's not in it? Or is there some kind of alternative to seem involved in the holiday without giving people snacks they probably don't want?
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