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Ruth Glazer

Ruth Glazer

Holiday Cook by Ruth Glazer The Jewish Festival Cookbook. By Fannie Engle and Gertrude Blair. David McKay Co. 194 pp. $3.50. The Jewish Holiday Cook Book. By Leah...

Turn the dial to 1330 (AM) or 97.9 (FM), and you are in the world of radio station WEVD, where you may hear Yiddish crooners...

Where’s the Pyetroushka? The Complete American-Jewish Cookbook. by Anne London and Bertha Kahn Bishov. World. 623 pp. $4.95.   In 1941 the Jewish Cook Book was first published and for...

This year the displays of Passover settings in the department stores seemed unusually large, with lavish numbers of Seder plates, candleholders, wine cups, and other...

“Did I ever tell you,” asked my mother-in-law, “about the first money that I ever earned? Now there’s a story for a writer. You must...

Ruth Glazer’s informal sociological exploration, “The Jewish Delicatessen” (Commentary, March 1946), was one of the earliest of a number of studies of types and institutions...

When I was sixteen my father became convinced he would never make his fortune as a milkman and decided to give the free enterprise system...