הדסה מרגוליס בית שמש

Goodbye Bet Shemesh

Goodbye, Bet Shemesh. This post is for my friends who have been there for me from before the events which took place in Bet Shemesh over the past two years, and then remained at my side throughout. My story started while doing everything I can to protect my daughter and her friends from extremists who […]

womens issues in israel

“Blessed are you… for not having made me a woman”

Ever since I can remember, I have always found the verse in my prayer book: “Blessed are you, Hashem, our God, King of the universe, for not having made me a woman”, offensive. In high school, it was explained to us that men say this verse because women are on a higher level, and therefor men […]

Intro to my blog

My name is Hadassa Margolese, I am the mother of eight year old Naama Margolese from Beit Shemesh. This blog is a forum for me to explain what is going on with my family, how it has affected us, and what we plan on doing about the whole situation. I believe, and I am not […]