It’s been 75 years since Kristallnacht, do you think today’s young people understand what happened during the Holocaust?

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Sheila Cohen: I think that they do understand. Walter Becker: I don’t think that the average person can really know what it means. Gete Lapidus: I don’t think so. I know that they have classes and learn about it, but they can’t understand because nothing like that has ever happened to them. Want to place an order online?… Read More

How is the government shutdown affecting you?

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Alan Rosenblatt: I’m an employee of Social Security and I was furloughed. Ed Kafes:The government isn’t shutdown, it’s partially shut down. The employees are on a paid vacation. Penina Szojchet­:Not at all. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

What is your favorite bar/bat mitzvah memory?

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Marcy Flicker: My granddaughter became a bat mitzvah last weekend. Even though everything leading up to the event went wrong, the day itself turned out perfect. You just have to have faith in Hashem. Sharon Ryterman: My mother made my bat mitzvah dress and I still have it. It is pink with flowers. Ada Grodzinsky: My grandson, Aaron,… Read More

What does it mean to you to be selfless?

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Linda Eisenberg: To share with everyone else — it’s important for us to give back to the community. Tim Thayne: It’s an outward orientation, where you’re more focused on others than you are on yourself. And it’s counterculture these days. Yehuda Hakkakian & Meir Mintz: “Sheli shelach v’shelcha shelach.” What’s mine is yours, and what’s yours is yours…. Read More

What is your favorite area arts venue?

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Donna Feldman Lasky: The Visionary Arts Museum is my favorite; I am an art photographer. Robyn Levine: Artscape! Matthew Cooper: I like Centerstage. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

What is a sukkah?

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Dr. John P. Carrrio: I’m not Jewish, but my wife is. I think it is the hut outside. Aviva Hauser: A hut. It has schach on top and decorations. You eat in it. Dr. and Mrs. Morley Grossman: It is a temporary sanctuary. We hang fruit and vegetables, and we enjoy eating in it. Want to place an… Read More