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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.

Nadja Spiegelman Descended From Three Generations of Tough, Remarkable Women

August 22, 2016
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No Longer A Footnote in Her Father's Story, Nadja Spiegelman Publishes a Memoir of Her Own

“I have always known what it means to be a character in someone else’s story,” writes Nadja Spiegelman, daughter of New Yorker art director Francoise Mouly and legendary Maus graphic novelist Art Spiegelman. “My birth was marked by an asterisk in Maus.” Published this month, Nadja Spiegelman’s debut memoir I’m…

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Jewish Haitian-American TV Host Eric André is Taking Comedy By Storm

August 18, 2016
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There’s a very good chance that Eric André is not for you. The Jewish Haitian-American…

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Was Famous Psychoanalyst Carl Jung an Anti-Semite?

August 15, 2016
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Was Famous Psychoanalyst Carl Jung an Anti-Semite?

Let’s get one thing straight: The seminal Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung was not an anti-Semite–no,…

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With This New Hotline, Now You, Too, Can Dial-a-Jew

August 10, 2016
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With This New Hotline, Now You, Too, Can Dial-a-Jew

The modern Jew comes in all flavors. So…

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Yiddish, Pig Skin, and Other Surprises in Jell-O’s Troubled Jewish Past

August 8, 2016
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Long a staple of the American Jewish desert…

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Meet the French Boy Whose Forged Papers Saved 14,000 Jews

August 3, 2016
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Finding out that your parent has a second…

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What Ever Happened to the Jews of Sicily?

August 1, 2016
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What Ever Happened to the Jews of Sicily?

It’s not exactly known when the first Jews…

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Nazi Buried-Treasure Amber Room: Still Buried!

July 27, 2016
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Nazi Buried-Treasure Amber Room: Still Buried!

In the closing hours of World War II,…

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The Insane, Witchy Way Israelite Adulteresses Were Supposed To Be Punished

July 25, 2016
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The Insane, Witchy Way Biblical Adulteresses Were Punished

Gender politics in the Torah have never been…

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The 6000-Year-Old Edible Discovery Tucked Into Masada

July 20, 2016
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When your country is located in the bosom…

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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…

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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…

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