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Tuvia Tenenbom (ISR/USA)

Writer, columnist and playwright

„I believe in the old-style journalism. You see it, you write it.“


A journalist who goes undercover when looking for the truth. Before the last presidential elections, he spent 6 months traveling the United States talking to people, trying to get under their skin to find out what they really think. The result is a book called The Lies They Tell, a mirror to the American society, full of politically incorrect humor, funny conversations but also unpleasant discoveries. Tuvia Tenenbom says what he has seen in the US is not a democracy – it is a Trumpland.

  Tuvia Tenenbom is Israeli but has lived in the USA for decades. He was raised in an ultra-Orthodox family but is no longer religious nor political. He is a journalist, theater director, More…

Meet Tuvia Tenenbom (ISR/USA)

L'Chayim: Tuvia Tenenbom (The Lies They Tell)
Tuvia Tenenbom: What Do Americans Really Think of Israel?