On April 22, the Forward ran a critical review of Tuvia Tenenbom’s book “Catch the Jew.” Here, Mr. Tenenbom takes issue with his detractors.
It’s election day in Israel, and Tuvia Tenenbom tours the country. He retells his encounters with bacon, the key to heaven and activists for the Arab List.
In a German university town, Tuvia Tenenbom encounters not only strange bathrooms and a suspicious lack of bagels — but also an unsettling case of anti-Semitism.
Idealistic young Germans once came to Israel to make amends for the Holocaust. Now they come for a whole different purpose, and Tuvia Tenenbom explains why that’s a problem.
Tuvia Tenenbom thought he might escape the gloom of strife-torn Jerusalem by spending an uplifting evening with those who have left the Orthodox world. Boy, was he wrong.
Opinion polls say that Benjamin Netanyahu is faring poorly. But on the ground in Israel, Tuvia Tenenbom finds a very different story.
Tuvia Tenenbom takes the pulse of Israel and the West Bank as only he can. His counterintuitive conclusion? The calmest place around is a Jewish settlement far beyond the Green Line.
Every Jew of European heritage has heard of the Cossacks. Tuvia Tenenbom went to Ukraine in search of the feared figures of his childhood nightmares — but found something very unexpected.
Tuvia Tenenbom joins 50,000 fans and millions of mosquitoes at the Rolling Stones concert in Tel Aviv. But the most interesting things were happening far from the stage.
Rumor has it that the Jews kicked the Arab population out of the old city of Akko. But if that’s true, why are there so many people here speaking Arabic, Tuvia Tenenbom asks.