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Catch the Jew! recounts the adventures of gonzo journalist Tuvia Tenenbom, who wanders round Israel and the Palestinian Authority for seven months looking for the untold truths in trendy Holy Land. With holy chutzpah, Tenenbom boldly is going the place no Jew has long gone sooner than, now and then risking his existence as he assumes the identities of Tobi the German or even Abu Ali so one can probe into the numerous tales during this unusual land and poke holes in them all.
From the self-hating leftists in Tel Aviv to the self-promoting PLO professionals in Ramallah, from the black-clad Haredim of wager Shemesh to the gleaming international human rights activists in Beit Hanina, from Jewish settlers and the Christians who come from in another country to toil with them to ardent Jerusalem clergymen and Bedouins in strangely excellent shacks, Tenenbom takes at the humans of the land, gaining knowledge of them and disarming them as he breaks bread and mingles with someone and everyone.
Does Palestinian spouse #1 hate the Jews greater than she hates spouse quantity ? Who funds cash-rich NGOs pursuing a Judenrein Israel? Who units Palestinian olive groves on hearth and why? what's the emotional gravity that attracts idealistic human rights activists from different nations to Israel and in basic terms to Israel? who're the flaming feminists who sacrifice their lives for the rights of polygamists? Whose land is that this, anyway?
through turns poignant, enraging, and laugh-out-loud humorous, this special travelogue lays naked the depth of this turbulent land in an unheard of, eye-opening schooling, individual by way of individual, urban via urban, and meal via meal. you'll by no means examine Israel a similar means back. Run for your nearest book shop and decide up a replica . . . i have not laughed this tough out loud in many years . . . This e-book is a needs to for somebody who desires to formulate an self sustaining opinion at the truth during this quarter. (Israel Hayom)
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