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For Immediate Release

Contact: Abe Cohen, TheJTNY@aol.com

The Jewish Theater of New York is proud to announce a special debate between two very interesting Jews: Tuvia Tenenbom & Peter Beinart. 

Peter and Tuvia will discuss, debate, dissect, argue and hopefully also agree on wide range of issues relating to the American Jewish experience. Who is a Jew? What is a Jew? And does anybody really care? 

The evening will incorporate readings by actress Suzanne Toren of segments from the Spiegel and Israeli bestseller The Lies They Tell by Tuvia Tenenbom, and include a Q&A session with audience participation.

When : July 25, 2017 @ 8pm

Where: The Triad Theater, 158 W 72 St (second floor), NYC

Entrance: The Jewish Theater won’t charge theatergoers anything but it suggests that they be nice and give a donation of $20 -- for which they will receive a free copy of The Lies They Tell!

FCFS, no RSVP: Entry is based on first-come, first served. Doors open 7:45pm.

This event is part of a series in our "Redefining Theater through Literature" program. The July 25 event is last for The Lies They Tell segment, which started on February 8, 2017 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage with Abe Foxman.

The Jewish Theater of New York welcomes inquiries from the media, fake or not, and will be happy to assist with any question, request or complaint. Please contact Abe Cohen at TheJtny@aol.com anytime you so wish. We are at your service 24/7!

Sample reviews of LIES:

"The Lies They Tell ranks Tenenbom among the best social anthropologists, like Comte Alexis de Tocqueville and Mark Twain. Tenenbom, too, analyzes America's living standards, democracy, and social contract. This polymath has an interviewing style of disarming exuberance and bonhomie that keeps the reader turning pages to get to the next encounter." American Thinker

"Riveting ... Brutal, irreverent, and cutting." Publishers Weekly (Starred review)

"Savage, disturbing, comical ... Tenenbom has again written a book that is unputdownable." The Jerusalem Post

"Laughing (and sighing) all the way to the last page … Tuvia uses humor surgically, precisely, in order to lance pretentions and hypocrisy." Huffington Post

"While most people were writing Trump off, author Tuvia Tenenbom was (unknowingly) writing book about how he’d win." MEDIAite

"Fantastic ... Riveting ... It’s hard not to be a fan of Tenenbom’s audacity, zeal and energy." Algemeiner


WHO are the real Americans, the people who make up America?

In THE LIES THEY TELL Tuvia travels through America to find out.

He visits megachurches looking for the holy spirit in America and drives to Indian reservations in search of ancient spirituality. He goes to black ghettos and listens to gang members explain the logic of killing fellow blacks, and he meets Jews who dedicate day and night in hatred of their brethren. He dines with wealthy whites who profess a love of poor blacks and wanders into the Senate, where the elected Brave reside. He flirts with Arab virgins who show him the sweet things of life and schmoozes with robbers who teach him the true meaning of love. He finagles his way into a prison where skinheads pray, and he spends his free time with shiny shotguns and glitzy pistols, just shooting. He experiments with drugs on American streets and ponders the deeper meaning of life with rednecks. He sits with monks who throw obscenities at him, and with the homeless who put their trust in him. He mingles with American soldiers who explain to him how to invade foreign countries, and he joins intellectual Americans who teach him the nature of mother earth, the goodness of man, and the sadism of the Israeli.

Welcome to the real America, a place you call home but donít yet know.