The Witch and the Borscht Pearl
by Angela Zeman
When Mrs. Risk's widowed friend, Pearl Schrafft, former renowned Borscht Belt comedienne, finds herself suddenly destitute, she agrees to a comeback arranged by her long-time manager and now fiance, Solly. He organizes a live, Thanksgiving Day national TV special from a famous Catskills resort, guaranteed to put Pearl back on the road to fame.
Then Pearl's famous Borscht Pearl necklace is stolen.