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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 Jewish Bubbe Who Happens to Be a Literary Genius

May 20, 2015
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Discover the New England Bubbe Who Turns Out is a Literary Genius

It’s a beautiful thing when a writer gets discovered. Especially when the writer is a Jewish grandmother in her seventies who has spent a lifetime mastering the art of the short story—an effort for which she is only now being recognized. Since her first publication in 1969, Edith Pearlman has…

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Australian Spies Take on Hitler in the Weirdest TV Show Ever

May 18, 2015
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Australian Spies Take on Hitler in the Weirdest TV Show Ever

Set in a strange, campy 1960s interpretation of World War II, Danger 5, an Australian…

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Exposing The Secrets Behind Nazi Propaganda Films

May 12, 2015
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Nazi Films in Theaters -- for Free!

Under the Third Reich, a staggering 1,200 feature films were produced by Joseph Goebbels’s Ministry…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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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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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