Gary Shulman, MS. Ed.

Ruby the Knishman

Gary Shulman, MS. Ed. has spent a lifetime supporting vulnerable families and children. He began his career working with children with and without disabilities in an inclusive Head Start program in Brooklyn NY. He then transitioned to become the Special Needs and Early Childhood Coordinator for…

Ruby the Knishman ©
Gary Shulman, MS. Ed.
June 17, 2021

Oh how I do wish
For a Ruby’s knish
Be it Kasha or tater
No one did it any greater
Hot knishes he’d serve
With finesse, class and verve
Blackened fingernails added flavor
We indulged and we did savor
The wonderful, sumptuous and elegant taste
Not a single crumb ever went to waste
That was indeed a wonderful time
When Ruby’s knishes were better than wine
Now we think back on those glorious days
How we relished those treats,
Enjoyed by us all in so many ways
Days of knishes so fine and so grand
And how cherished Ruby’s knishes were
In dear sweet Canarsie-land