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  • Meet Julius Schmidt, America’s first condom tycoon.

  • The Jewish Star profiles Footsteps, an organization that helps people leaving the ultra-Orthodox community.

  • Joseph Herscher is the Rube Goldberg of Brooklyn.

  • Read “The Hobbit,” in Hebrew.

  • The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s exhibit from the collection of Leo and Gertrude Stein is [coming to New York] this winter.

  • Photojournalist Eve Arnold and silent film writer Frederica Sagor Maas have died.


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