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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.

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. And how could it be, when Yiddish, Aramaic, ancient and modern Hebrew, Ladino, and Arabic all play into the mix? Which is exactly why the Jewish English Lexicon feels so necessary. The JEL, a collaborative repository of the distinctively Jewy words used…

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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»»  You may have missed Italian artist aleXsandro Palombo’s…

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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 Jews have their fun? It’s Purim, it’s…

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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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The Rising (Jewish) Star of Professional Boxing

February 5, 2015
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white-tiger

A muskeljude of the modern era, Dustin Fleischer…

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Tonight! New Film Tells the Real Story Behind Hitchcock’s Holocaust Footage

January 26, 2015
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Night Will Fall

For the 70th anniversary of the liberation of…

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A Newly Discovered Story by a Great, Dead Yiddish Writer

January 23, 2015
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A Newly Discovered Story by a Great, Dead Yiddish Writer

Fans of Yiddish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer have…

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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

January 20, 2015
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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

Like Peter O’Toole’s portrayal of Lawrence a few…

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The French Abraham Lincoln

January 16, 2015
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The French Abraham Lincoln

Adolphe Crémieux wasn’t just good for France. He…

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The Oath of Many Humiliations

January 15, 2015
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The Oath of Many Humiliations

As all Jews know, there’s a vibrant and…

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