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] http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/An-Eye-for-Genius-The-Collections-of-Gertrude-and-Leo-Stein.html?c=y&story=fullstory) this winter.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
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