Four months on the Spiegel Best Seller list of Germany (equivalent to the New York Times' Best Seller list in the USA)!
"Asking questions nobody else does, either because they are too improper, awkward, embarrassing or explosive, is the definition of courage -- and this book is a 'kamikaze' ride of discovery into Germany's national character."
Tuvia Tenenbom is a journalist, author, dramatist and is the founder of The Jewish Theater of New York. Tuvia studied for his Doctorate in English Literature at St. John's University, earned his MFA in Playwriting at CUNY-Brooklyn, BS in Mathematics and Computer Science at Touro, and finished his Rabbinical Studies in Jerusalem. He also studied Christianity and Islam in Israel and NY, as well as Journalism, Acting, Theater and Finance (at NYU). Tuvia was named "Founder of a new form of Jewish theater" by the French Le Monde, "Founder of The Theater of Catastrophe" by the German Die Zeit, "The New Jew" by the Israeli Maariv, "Free artist who fights for truth & tolerance" by the Belgian Le Vif L'Express and "One of the most iconoclastic and innovative of contemporary dramatists" by the Italian Corriere Della Sera. Critic D.J.R. Bruckner. reviewing for the New York Times, described Tuvia's theatrical work "irresistibly fascinating," and Alisa Solomon, writing for the Village Voice, called it "theater of integrity, inquiry and chutzpah." As a journalist, Tuvia writes essays and op-ed articles for various publications. His articles and essays have been published in newspapers including Die Zeit of Germany, Corriere della Sera of Italy, and Yedioth Ahronoth of Israel as well as on various internet sites.
Funny, scary, enlightening, horrific, thoughtful and silly. Tuvia Tenenbom has an amazing gift: observation. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hochdorff
This guy sees antisemitism everywhere - including where it isn't.Published 2 months ago by Paul Klein
Exactly my experiences while I lived in Germany. I loved the book, couldn't put it down until I finished it.Published 2 months ago by G. E. Hirschberg
A very important book about European anti-Semitism, brilliantly written. Thank you Tuvia Tenenbom. I am recommending this book to all lovers of Europe, especially Jews.Published 2 months ago by Teresa