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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 Jewish Songwriters Behind the Elvis Presley Hit Machine

April 30, 2015
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The Jewish Songwriters Behind Elvis’s Jewish Hit Machine

Like Rodgers and Hammerstein before them, Leiber and Stoller were a songwriting duo to the stars. Jerome Leiber and Mike Stoller, both born in 1933 to Jewish families in Baltimore and Long Island respectively, met in Los Angeles as teenagers and bonded over a mutual love of blues and R&B.…

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The Jewish Reggae King from Washington, D.C.

April 30, 2015
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The Jewish Reggae King from Washington, D.C.

Other than the connections between Judaism and Rastafarianism, and maybe good ol’ Matisyahu, there aren’t…

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General Patton: Hero or Anti-Semite?

April 19, 2015
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General Patton: Hero, Anti-Semite

General George Patton was a real American hero—a legendary tactician with exceptional oratory skill, a…

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The Chinese Righteous Among the Austrian Nation

April 16, 2015
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The Chinese Righteous Among the Austrian Nation

The Holocaust revealed not only the extraordinary evil…

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See the Only Woodcut Haggadah Made By and For Holocaust Survivors

April 8, 2015
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When Rabbi Abraham Klausner—a U.S. Army chaplain stationed…

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The Matzah Machine Controversy That Tore European Jewry Asunder

April 2, 2015
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matzoh-man

Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But progress…

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A New Guide to the Secret Meaning of Jewish Words

March 16, 2015
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The Jewish English Lexicon

What do Jews speak? The answer isn’t exactly simple.…

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The Simpsons Go to Auschwitz

March 11, 2015
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The Simpsons Go to Auschwitz

SEE MORE OF THE “NEVER AGAIN” GALLERY HERE»» …

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Burning Haman in the Streets of Provence

March 4, 2015
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Burning Haman in the Streets of Provence

  Why can’t the world just let the…

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Erotica for the Kosher Set

March 3, 2015
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Erotica That Only a Jewish Mother Can Love

By the frum, for the frum, Shosha Pearl…

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The 1938 Jazz Concert That Changed Black and Jewish History

February 16, 2015
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benny-g

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History…

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How the “Schindler of Iran” Saved Hundreds of Persian Jews

February 10, 2015
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sardari

A dispatch from the annals of forgotten righteous…

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