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  • n. pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings (as raisins and walnuts and cinnamon or chocolate and walnut and apricot preserves)


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  • But I also remember the solidarity of our labor colleagues, like the chicken dinners made for us at the firehouse, and the determination of her colleagues that I saw when I delivered the ruggelach my grandmother made each week for the teachers on the line.

    Randi Weingarten: Reflections and Thank Yous

  • Margaret liked ruggelach, but I could tell she had no intention of learning how to make them.

    The View from Saturday

  • Margaret did not even know what ruggelach were until Grandpa Izzy took her to a kosher delicatessen and introduced her to them.

    The View from Saturday

  • Grandpa Izzy, who had enjoyed ruggelach and bobka as much as anyone, had adjusted to Entenmann’s and Oreos.

    The View from Saturday

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