Tuvia Tenenbom’s controversial ‘Catch the Jew’ has soared to the top of bestseller lists. But does it provide an accurate portrayal of today’s Israel? Raphael Magarik isn’t so sure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tired of being Jewish in the holy city of Jerusalem, Tuvia Tenenbom decided to see what it was like to be a Muslim. Turns out, that’s easier said than done.
As Tuvia Tenenbom roams the streets of Jerusalem, he encounters a mystical rabbi — and learns that some sins can be much more expensive than others.
Author and playwright Tuvia Tenenbom’s describes the surreal experience of attending a Ramadan end-of-fast dinner hosted by none other than Israeli President Shimon Peres.