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Shiryn Solny is a staff writer for The Algemeiner and a native New Yorker. She has a BA in English from the City University of New York's Queens College. Follow Shiryn on Twitter @ShirynGhermez.

ARTICLES BY: Shiryn Solny

July 20, 2018 3:52 pm

Israeli Company’s Delivery Drone May Soon Take Flight in North Carolina

An Israeli technology company that created a drone, designed to deliver food and other consumer goods to residential areas, is preparing to potentially be launched in...

July 18, 2018 4:35 pm

Google Celebrates Italian Cyclist Recognized by Yad Vashem Who Hid Jewish Family During World War II

Google honored this week an acclaimed Italian cyclist who helped Jews in the 1930s and 1940s on what would have been his 104th birthday. On Tuesday, the search...

July 16, 2018 1:36 pm

Cast of New Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Broadway Musical Learns Language on the Fly

A new Broadway musical based off the popular film "Fiddler on the Roof" is being performed for the first time ever in Yiddish, a language that...

July 12, 2018 4:53 pm

New Holocaust Movie Set in Auschwitz Focuses on Bystander and ‘Complicit’ Germans

A new film set in the Auschwitz concentration camp will highlight the perspective of the German witnesses and spectators that stood back as the horrors of...

July 8, 2018 1:36 pm

‘Jewish Spider-Man’ Arraigned After Climbing NYC Building, Breaking Into Business

A man who told police he was the “Jewish Spider-Man” was indicted on Thursday after he scaled the side of a building in New York City's...

July 6, 2018 2:32 pm

Rapper Flo Rida Says After ‘Epic’ Israel Concert: ‘I Can’t Wait to Return’

American rapper Flo Rida called his concert in Israel's Rishon Lezion Live Park on Thursday night "epic," and told his Instagram followers he was looking forward...

July 5, 2018 4:39 pm

CODEPINK Urges Reggae Singer Ziggy Marley to Cancel Israel Concerts

The US-based anti-Israel group CODEPINK published an open letter on its website on Monday that urged musician Ziggy Marley, the son of late reggae icon Bob...

June 29, 2018 12:19 pm

Former NBA Star Amare Stoudemire Calls Return to Israeli Basketball League a ‘Possibility’

Six-time NBA All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire said he might resume playing for an Israeli basketball team if cannot make a comeback in the NBA next season. "It's a...

June 27, 2018 3:39 pm

Israeli Celebrities Fawn Over Prince William During His Visit to Country

During Prince William's stay in Israel this week he was greeted by Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli and Eurovision winner and Israeli singer Netta Barzilai. The Duke of Cambridge...

June 21, 2018 4:24 pm

Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance to upgrade from his hostel to a luxurious hotel suite. Aviv and another tourist from Denmark,...

June 20, 2018 1:07 pm

Jewish NFL Quarterback Josh Rosen Talks About Dealing With Antisemitic Slurs Since High School

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen spoke on Tuesday about being on the receiving end of antisemitic slurs ever since he was a Jewish teen. “I’ve been...

June 19, 2018 10:04 am

Kylie Jenner: ‘If You Don’t Like Matzo Balls I Can’t Be Your Friend’

Reality star Kylie Jenner shared her love of matzah ball soup on Monday night with her Instagram followers. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star and...

June 15, 2018 4:17 pm

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on tefillin, also known as phylacteries. The Instagram clip shows the Jewish dancer, with the...

June 14, 2018 2:38 pm

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert by the Scottish band Young Fathers due to the group's support for the...


A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...


Israeli Company’s Delivery Drone May Soon Take Flight in North Caroli...

An Israeli technology company that created a drone, designed to deliver food and other consumer goods to residential areas, is...

Middle East

Hamas Refuses to Work With Greenblatt, Kushner, Calling Them ‘Spokesm... – Hamas has rejected working with the United States on fostering peace between Gaza and Israel on Friday, despite...