Andrew Silow-Carroll, The Times of Israel

Andrew Silow-Carroll

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Past articles by Andrew:

A writer faces his demons — and history’s — on a guided tour of Holocaust sites

In the nonfiction 'Nein, Nein, Nein!' novelist and screenwriter Jerry Stahl explores how we remember the tragedy and whether it's possible to properly mourn and honor its victims → Read More

Israel grants residency visa to US rabbi convicted of sexually assaulting students

Baruch Lanner, who served nearly three years in prison for child sex offenses in the US, arrived in Israel as a tourist, thereby circumventing the Jewish Agency → Read More

Judge orders Yeshiva University to recognize LGBTQ organization

Manhattan-based university says it will appeal verdict, which it claims 'violates the religious liberty upon which this country was founded' → Read More

Joshua Cohen’s satirical novel ‘The Netanyahus’ wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction

Committee hails 'a mordant, linguistically deft historical novel about the ambiguities of the Jewish-American experience'; Miami Herald wins news award for Surfside coverage → Read More

Israeli musician David Broza helps NYC synagogue ‘re-envision’ Friday night services

Secular singer says he reached musical enlightenment when he read the ancient Hebrew prayers for his new album 'Tefila,' commissioned by Temple Emanu-El to attract new audiences → Read More

How US toy makers and publishers created an alternative Jewish universe

Lego rabbis, Hasidic coloring books and teen books -- minus the boyfriends -- are just a few ways in which popular culture has been adapted for Haredi kids → Read More

Follow in Hannah Arendt’s footsteps on this New York walking tour

Biographer Samantha Rose Hill shows the personal side of the sometimes-controversial philosopher who fled Hitler's Germany to become the center of NYC's intellectual scene → Read More

Barry Manilow to miss NYC debut of his musical ‘Harmony’ after contracting COVID

Jewish singer says he waited 25 years for premiere of show about musical group in pre-WWII Germany: 'This just might be the cruelest thing that has ever happened to me' → Read More

Documentary showcases the Ukrainian Jew who saved Yiddish music from oblivion

'Song Searcher,' a new film about Moyshe Beregovsky, the Jewish folklorist and ethnomusicologist who traveled his native Ukraine in the 1930-40s, is all too relevant today → Read More

New Yorker cartoonist David Sipress smiles through the pain in a new memoir

In 'What’s So Funny?' the Jewish son of Eastern European immigrants talks about growing up in New York, defying his parents' expectations and finding inspiration in everyday life → Read More

Saturday Night Live parodies ‘Fiddler,’ New York style

Guest host John Mulaney leads cast in homage to classic musical 'Fiddler on the Roof' as he sings about the horrors of the New York City subway system → Read More

New York federation funds security at smallest Orthodox synagogues

$250,000 fund set to beef up security at some 50 small 'shtiebels' — congregations with fewer than 200 people and little or no staff → Read More

99-year-old Holocaust survivor killed in traffic on way to Brooklyn synagogue

Jack Mikulincer driving electric wheelchair when he was hit by a motorist; he had fought in WWII resistance groups and Israel's War of Independence → Read More

Thrust into spotlight by standoff, Colleyville rabbi looks to keep focus on healing

Charlie Cytron-Walker says attention should be on congregation's attempts to work through hostage trauma, not his departure from Beth Israel and other strife bubbling to surface → Read More

From reverent to raunchy, YIVO’s vast archives of Yiddish life are reunited online

After surviving decades hidden from Nazi and Soviet forces and years more of litigation over ownership, a priceless trove is now accessible to researchers and the public → Read More

Yad Vashem puts records of Holocaust victims online

Museum teams up New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage to create new tool for researching the Shoa → Read More

Program for Orthodox LGBTQ youth gets $1 million to expand across US

NYC-based Jewish Queer Youth will use donation to offer in-person clinical services in other cities, hire more staff for crisis phone line → Read More

Baruch Levine, NYU Judaic studies professor and Bible scholar, dies at 91

The Cleveland native played a central role in developing what became the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University → Read More

Did You Hear the One about the Jew at the Neo-Nazi Meeting?

Comedian Alex Edelman stars in an insightful show about Jews, bigotry and whiteness. → Read More

John Oliver celebrates ’70s women’s labor jingle with deep Jewish roots

The International Ladies’ Garment Workers' 'Look for the Union Label' song was a pioneering message of diversity based in the old Yiddish socialist tradition → Read More