By Tuvia Tenenbom
Catch the Jew! recounts the adventures of Tuvia Tenenbom, who wanders round Israel of our time calling himself “Tobi the German.” during a variety of interviews Tuvia extracts info, sentiments, hidden theories and delusional visions motivating the miscellany of peoples forming the present-day Holy Land.
Does Palestinian spouse number 1 hate the Jews greater than she hates spouse quantity ? Who does a tender German vacationer hate extra, her lifeless Nazi grandpa or the just-born Jewish child? Who funds cash-rich NGOs pursuing a Judenrein Israel? Who units Palestinian olive groves on fireplace and why? What do you spot from a Piper Cherokee above a Bedu camp? who're the flaming feminists who sacrifice their lives for the rights of polygamists? Whose land is that this, anyway?
In the process his seven-months trip Tobi the German discovers Syrian flags transforming into inside of apples, she-asses who was once males, five-star refugee camps, flying prophets, cash-loving guardians of the terrible, masturbating clergymen in everlasting love of Palestinians, human rights activists in everlasting hatred of Jews, cash-rich rabbis with no congregations, households becoming in cemeteries – between many others.
Catch the Jew!, the main funny composition at the heart East up to now, is a polyglot spin round a cultural miscegenation in a truly small house. even though, its never-daunted writer unearths that with labneh, strudel, olive oil, apple pie, kebab, rugelach, hummus and schnitzel, a cheerful tummy can endure us via even the main appalling issues. other than the belief.
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However, rendzina, basalt, and sandy soils also occur. It includes a long belt of the Highlands at the Eastern Rim of Wadi 'Arabah-Jordan Graben extending as far south as the heights of Edom (Zohary 1962: 51). Its boundaries with the adjoining Irano-Turanian territory cannot be precisely drawn because the Mediterranean vegetation of the eastern and southern margins, which border on steppes and deserts, has been subject to heavy human devastation. Plants from adjacent territories have been able to penetrate the area, and there is a fairly broad transition belt of mixed flora and vegetation in these borderlands.
Until the 1970s, these basins were separated by a boot-shaped peninsula known as the Lisan. A very shallow strait lay between the Lisan and the western shore. In contrast to the northern one, the southern basin was never very deep and in past decades its depth has not exceeded 5 m. A drop in Dead Sea level during the last two decades has caused it to detach from the northern basin and to dry up (Neev and Emery 1995: 8, fig. 1:3; 9, fig. 1:4). Presently, only artificial evaporation pans used by the potash and bromine plants are found in the area of the southern basin (Adler 1985: 3).
8 However, Baney’s underwater archaeological survey in the area produced no positive results (1962), and this position now receives little support (Kraeling 1956: 71; Simons 1959: 227–28; Rast 1987: 193; Neev and Emery 1995). Some authors hold that the cities were the victims of earthquake activity that has left them concealed forever (Clapp 1936: 339– 43; Wallis 1966: 145; Harris and Beardow 1995: 358–59). Similarly, Blanckenhorn suggests the cities were so utterly destroyed by earthquakes that no trace of them survives (1896: 56).
Catch The Jew! by Tuvia Tenenbom