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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.

The 6000-Year-Old Edible Discovery Tucked Into Masada

July 20, 2016
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When your country is located in the bosom of the Fertile Crescent–like, say, Israel–it’s sort of a given that you tend to be the first to a great discovery. Take barley, which you may remember from such hits as bread, cereal, and beer. Barley, it turns out, became the grain…

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These Young Holocaust Survivors Turned a Nazi’s House Into a Kibbutz

July 18, 2016
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These Survivors Turned a Nazi's House Into a Kibbutz After Liberation

In September of 1945, on the heels of liberation, a group of survivors came together…

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Here’s Why Orson Welles Almost Made a Film of Elie Wiesel’s “Night” — But Didn’t

July 10, 2016
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Why Orson Welles Almost Made a Film of Elie Wiesel's "Night," But Didn't

Owing perhaps to his prodigious literary output, the late, beloved Elie Wiesel was unforgiving of…

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Nazi Leaders’ Underwear and Socks Just Sold to the Highest Bidder

July 6, 2016
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Nazi Leader's Silk Underwear Just Sold to the Highest Bidder

Is it your lifelong dream to own a…

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A New Really Tacky Half-Animated Hitler Mockumentary!

July 4, 2016
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A New Really Tacky Half-Animated Hitler Mockumentary!

Cult animator Bill Plympton’s new film, the mockumentary…

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The Nazi-Defying Grandfather of Actress Helena Bonham Carter

June 27, 2016
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The Nazi-Defying Grandfather of Actress Helena Bonham Carter

The award-winning English film and television actress Helena…

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Why 100 NY Jews Brought Goats to This Moroccan Village

June 27, 2016
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They were quite a sight: 100 Jewish men…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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