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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.

But Did He Deserve to be Murdered by Fellow Jews?

August 27, 2015
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But Did He Deserve to be Murdered by Fellow Jews?

On August 28, 1944, Jewish Sonderkommando Auschwitz inmates beat to death a man named Chaim Mordechai Rumkowski. Rumkowski, the former head of the Lodz Ghetto’s Council of Elders is still the topic of debate: Was he a decent man working for the safety of the ghetto’s Jews—or was he simply…

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“You Killed My Jew, Now I’ve Killed Yours”: The Murder of Bruno Schulz

August 24, 2015
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"You Killed My Jew, Now I've Killed Yours": The Murder of Bruno Schulz

Bruno Schulz wasn’t just one of the 20th century’s greatest Polish-language literary stylists—fans know him…

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Meet Bin Laden’s Favorite Jewish Musician

August 17, 2015
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Here’s who you might not have expected to have an extensive audiotape collection: Osama Bin…

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Why These Israeli Twins Are Drawing Htoo Warmongering Twins

August 12, 2015
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The plot of The Divine—a new graphic novel…

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This Nazi-Jewish Romance Novel is Horrifying

August 7, 2015
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There’s a new romance novel hot off the…

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Berlin Just Hosted the Biggest Shabbat Meal Ever

August 7, 2015
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How Berlin Came to Host the Biggest Shabbat Ever

The logistics of a big Shabbat meal can…

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How Bulgaria Stood Up to the Nazis and Saved Its Jews

July 31, 2015
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How Bulgaria Stood Up to the Nazis and Saved Its Jews

Correction: This Jewniverse recently appeared with a line…

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The Jewish Boy Who Shot the German Diplomat

July 28, 2015
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The Jewish Boy Who Shot the German Diplomat

Herschel Grynszpan was­­­n’t yet eighteen when, on November…

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The Penniless Immigrant Behind a Hot Dog Empire

July 17, 2015
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The Penniless Immigrant Behind a Hot Dog Empire

Coney Island is famous for its seashores, sideshows,…

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Israel’s Favorite Writer Looks Inward

July 10, 2015
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Etgar Keret—Israel’s favorite magic realist—is back, and this…

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That Nasty Ol’ Rumor About Jews Eating Jesus

July 9, 2015
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That Nasty Ol' Rumor About Jews Eating Jesus

From the bowels of the Middle Ages comes…

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A Jewish Mystery of Dominican Proportions

July 3, 2015
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A Jewish Mystery of Dominican Proportions

Like many juicy mysteries, Forgiving Máximo Rothman, AJ…

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