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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.

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 government deported over 150,000 convicts to penal colonies in Australia. Among them were two Jews named Joseph Hyams and Simon Lear, also known as Australia’s first dentists. Hyams, who was born in London and sent to Sydney after being convicted for something in…

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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 person. I don’t know if I’m friendly…

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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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When the acerbic, brilliant Jewish essayist, novelist, screenwriter, and director Nora Ephron (When Harry Met…

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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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That Episode Where Mary Tyler Moore Defended the Jews

April 11, 2016
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A current exhibit at New York City’s Jewish…

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The Anti-Semitic, Racist Tweetbot That Shows The World Sucks

April 6, 2016
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The Anti-Semitic, Racist Tweetbot That Shows The World Sucks

Did you hear about the time Microsoft created…

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A Jewish Mother-Daughter Relationship Like No Other

April 4, 2016
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In a telling scene midway through Emmy award-winning…

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Auschwitz Sets the Record Straight With This New “Polish Death Camp” Plug-In

March 25, 2016
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Auschwitz Sets the Record Straight With This New "Polish Death Camp" Plug-In

“Words can insult or distort reality,” announces a…

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The Kibbutznik Linguist Who Teamed Up With Einstein to Fight Fascism

March 21, 2016
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The Kibbutznik Linguistic Genius From Pennsylvania and Ukraine

Time to add another name to the ever-expanding…

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