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Renny Klein, American writer, columnist.


Klein, Renny was born on September 29, 1935 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph Ferezy and Stella Benjamin.


Bachelor, San Fernando Valley State College, 1966. Master of Arts, San Fernando Valley State College, 1970. Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1970—1973.

MFCC, University Southern California, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology, Pacific Western University, 2002.


With Benjamin Rush Crisis Center, Los Angeles, 1970—1973, Los Angeles Psychiatric Clinic, 1970—1973, Bay Cities Mental Health Center, Los Angeles, 1970—1973, private practice, 1973—1990, Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, 1973—1990. Lecturer, presenter in field.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Joy of Eating, The Love of Eating, The Joy of Entertaining, The Joy of Eating French Food, Great Beginnings and Happy Endings, With Love from Darling's Kitchen, Easiest & Best Coffee Cakes and Quick Breads, Entertaining Fast & Fancy, The Moderation Diet, Cooking Great, Looking Great, Feeling Great, The New Joy of Eating, Happy Holidays & Great Celebrations, Vegetarian Fast & Fancy.


Various positions including program chair and hospitality chair Parent-Teachers Association, 1961—1978. Various positions including fundraiser, program chair Hadassah Southern California, since 1968, president, 1996—1998. Touring docent Los Angeles County Art Museum, 1980—1985.

Founder leadership council, chair fundraisers Technion University, 1985—1991. Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association.


  • Other Interests

    Art, music, literature.


Married Harold Klein. Children: Joseph Steven, Jeffrey Michael, Deborah Lynne.

Joseph Ferezy

Stella Benjamin

Harold Klein

Joseph Steven Klein

Jeffrey Michael Klein

Deborah Lynne Klein