Four Questions with Vivian Zarkowsky


“I am a native of St. Louis and have been a member of NHBZ since High School! Alan and I married in 1973. I am the proud Mother of two wonderful sons, Mother-in-Law of two wonderful daughters-in-law, and Grandmother to the six most precious grandchildren. I am now retired after successfully running our business with Alan for over 30 years!” 


The Zarkowsky Family, 1981

The Questions:

1. Who is your favorite Torah personality and why?
A. “Miriam. She is one of the seven prophetesses. She had such great faith in Hashem that she encouraged her parents to remarry and have more children. This resulted in Moshe’s birth. In her merit, the Jews had water in the desert. Also, my Mother’s (z’l) Hebrew name was and now my youngest grandchild’s Hebrew name is Miriam.” 

2. What is your favorite snack food?
A. “Popcorn, Anything Chocolate, Nuts.”

3. What are three words you use to describe yourself?
A. “Kind. Caring. Devoted to Family.“  

4. What inspires you?
A: “Watching my children and grandchildren grow. The memory of my Parents and In-Laws!” 

Thank you, Vivian! This is…heartwarming! And, the next player is…  

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