This character is a philosophical dairyman who is ready to quote the Bible or other Jewish text on every occasion.
This character is a typical Jewish housewife who is especially good at cooking dairy dishes such as blintzes.
This character secretly agrees to marry a tailor.
This character is an intellectual and reads a lot, eventually falling in love with her tutor.
This character falls in love with a non-Jew scribe.
This character commits suicide after the break up of a proposed marriage.
This character eventually flees with her husband to America where they work in sweatshops.
Efrayim the Matchmaker
This character is having problem doing business because more people are arranging their own marriages.
Layzar the Butcher
This character is an older man who is a wealthy widower.
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