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Zachary Solomon

Zachary Solomon
Zachary Solomon is a Brooklyn-based writer and current Fiction MFA candidate at Brooklyn College. You can find him at zacharycsolomon.wordpress.com and on Twitter at @z_solomon.

A New Novel about American Jewish Life During the Shoah

June 23, 2016
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the houseguest

Kim Brooks’ debut novel The Houseguest (Counterpoint Press, 2016), offers a refreshing perspective on an often overlooked facet of Holocaust: that of the American Jew. The story begins with the arson of a synagogue in Upper Manhattan during the spring of 1941, a (fictional) tragedy that highlights—and provokes—the struggles of…

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Jerry Lewis’s Tacky Holocaust Movie Has Mysteriously Surfaced Yet Again

June 21, 2016
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Jerry Lewis's Tacky Holocaust Movie Has Mysteriously Surfaced Yet Again

Fans of filmic curios and tacky Holocaust art are having a party right now on…

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Nazi Nukes in Them There Hills?

June 17, 2016
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Nazi Nukes in Them There Hills?

The search for long-lost Nazi plunder is a hobbyist’s dream. Tales of buried treasures, hidden…

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The Ancient Hebrew Version of the Hippocratic Oath

June 16, 2016
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The Ancient Hebrew Version of the Hippocratic Oath

Filled with ideas like exercise, healthy eating, and…

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How Game of Thrones Author George R. R. Martin Imagined a Future Jerusalem

June 7, 2016
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How Lord of the Rings Author George R. R. Martin Imagined a Future Jerusalem

Imagine Israel has been split into two states,…

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Meet the Two Jewish Criminals Who Were Australia’s First Dentists

May 24, 2016
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Australia's First Two Dentists Were Two Jewish Criminals

Between the 18th and 19th centuries, the British…

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Yitzhak Rabin Narrates His New Biopic From The Grave

May 6, 2016
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Being Dead Hasn't Stopped Rabin From Narrating His New Biopic

“I think you could say I’m an introverted…

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A New Film About Writer Nora Ephron’s Life, Lovingly Made by Her Son

May 5, 2016
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everything is copy

When the acerbic, brilliant Jewish essayist, novelist, screenwriter,…

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Where Drug Lords Once Reigned, Colombian Jewish Converts Now Pray

May 3, 2016
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Where Drug Lords Once Reigned, Colombian Jewish Converts Now Pray

Bello, the Medellín, Colombia suburb largely known for…

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Move Over, Cairo. The Afghan Geniza Will Blow Your Mind.

April 27, 2016
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First there was the discovery of the Cairo…

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The Most Jewish Goyish Choir Leader in Europe

April 26, 2016
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The Most Jewish Goyish Choir Leader in Europe

Dr. Tomáš Novotný isn’t Jewish, but you wouldn’t…

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The Austrian Jewish Refugee With Over 650 Patents to His Name

April 18, 2016
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You Benefit From This Austrian Refugee's Inventions; Now Learn His Name

The prodigy is an almost mythical character: a…

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