Reading Tuvia Tenenbom’s interview with Racheli Ibenboim, Frimet Goldberger was reminded of an interview she conducted with a male politician — or at least she wishes she had.
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.
Asking any woman about her wedding night (over and over) would seem to be, at best, an indelicate journalistic approach. But Adam Langer explains that’s how Tuvia Tenenbom works.
Racheli Ibenboim’s life story has plenty to teach all of us. So why did a Forward writer insist on badgering her about what she did on her wedding night, Mordechai Lightstone asks.
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.