Sunday, August 28, 2016 Av 24, 5776

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Sophie Tucker blazed a trail for every woman, zaftig or svelte, who ever wanted to be an entertainer on her own terms. A one-woman show opening in Center City focuses on her 50-plus-year career.
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Rivka Tal
Though the shnitzel has Austrian roots, food writer Rivka Tal says she'd wager that almost every Israeli household serves the dish at least once a week, and that it's always one of the choices offered for the main dish at weddings.
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Toby Axelrod, JTA
German authorities this week began publicizing some of the 1,400 works — including at least 380 that the Nazis had confiscated in a campaign against “degenerate art" — discovered last year in an apartment belonging to the son of a German art collector.
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Ira Stoll
As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination approaches, the author of a book about JFK explains why Jews have their own special reasons to mourn.
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Steve North, JTA
Newsman Steve North recalls meeting with family of Jack Ruby — a volatile man with a penchant for violence in the face of anti-Jewish slurs.
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