What is the hardest part about transitioning from summer break back to school?

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Josh Cohen: It’s hard going from waking up at 9 in the morning to 6:30 in the morning. I’m used to sleeping in. Maxime Cohen: During the summer, you can see your friends when you want and have a lot of fun. Jacob Cohen: We interact with the grand-children more during the summer because they are free and… Read More

What does it mean to keep kosher?

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Tammy Bass:  I know that meat and dairy are separate. The animals are also killed in a very specific way. Mervyn Brown:  I don’t observe kosher. But, for those who do, they have a very good reason, and God bless them. Renee Shields:  Kosher means that I have to pack a lunch everywhere we go!… Read More

What’s your take on the Royal baby news coverage?

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Steve Bond:  It’s an absolute waste of time. … They are figureheads making much ado about nothing. Alon Diamant-Cohen:  It’s a good distraction, but nothing more. Marcelle Cohen:  I think it’s great that the world is now fully aware that the idle rich can procreate. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

How do you preserve your memories?

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Abba Zev Hill:  Looking at my friends’ pictures on Facebook. I don’t actually own a digital camera. Sara Schuman:  Photo albums. Norma Samson:  Albums. … I also keep photos on the refrigerator.. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

How do you get your music?

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Alex Simone: Car radio — FM 100.7 The Bay Chaim Kalish:  YouTube. You find new music, you get links, and then follow one link to the next. Rachael Siegel-Berele:  I listen to Spotify a lot, but I hate it because I can’t make CDs. I also do Pandora. But it makes me sad that I can’t… Read More

If you could put a message into the Western Wall today, what would it say?

Melvin Handwerger:  Peace to Israel. Susan Frost:  A prayer to please guard my 20-year-old granddaughter, Risa, who is a fighter in the [Israeli Defense Forces]. Fran Reitberger:  That Jews and Arabs can all live together in peace and harmony in Israel. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

What do you call your dog?

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Brian Reynolds:  Braxton Eric Nislow:  Huckleberry Finn Meredith Leary:  Shane and Emily Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

What is your assessment of Jewish-black relations in Baltimore?

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Avi Thav:  Our tradition really believes that every man is created 100 percent equal, and any racism is definitely looked down upon. Eric Narrow:  In the aftermath of the Werdesheim trial, I think the relationship is tense and is perpetuated by the community because [both sides] are looking for reasons to argue or negate each other…. Read More

Can Jews believe in Jesus?

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Matthew Diamond: Jesus is not something for Jews to believe in. Miles Rosenblatt: I believe he existed — as a human. Robin Hammett: I think you can believe he existed. It is the son of God part … Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

What are your impressions of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore??

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Phyllis London: The Associated educates the community of the need for the Jewish people to take care of each other. Melvin “Mickey” Steinberg: The Associated is extremely important because it is a community-wide organization and it takes care of … the many needs in the Metropolitan Baltimore community. Lynne Lamartina: I think the biggest thing… Read More