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.
Daphni Leef spearheaded the social protests in Israel in 2011. The fact that she’s working in a beauty parlor instead of the Knesset astonishes Tuvia Tenenbom.
Conventional wisdom says Bedouins are mistreated by Israeli Jews. But Tuvia Tenenbom finds a commander who tells a very different story about his people and his country.
Many slammed Tuvia Tenenbom for getting too personal with Racheli Ibenboim. He insists he would’ve treated a man just the same — and accuses his critics of hysterical kvetching.
Racheli Ibenboim, a member of the Gur dynasty, talks frankly with Tuvia Tenenbom about Israeli men, bus drivers and what really happens on your ultra-Orthodox wedding night.
When Tuvia Tenenbom heard about a mini-marathon in Jerusalem, he knew just how to win. Some advice from a fellow journalist helped. Cheating didn’t hurt.
The Dead Sea can help cure diseases — some even say it makes you smarter. But, if you have a skin condition, you probably should seek treatment on the Israeli side of the border.