I have just returned from a few days in Jerusalem. As is my wont, I recorded my reactions and the things I saw in my journal. As you read it, do bear in mind that my point of view is very subjective and distorted by the 70+ years my mother's family has spent in Israel and the on-and-off relationship I have had with that tortured little patch of sand.


TMN Contributing Illustrator Danny Gregory first learned to swim in the canal behind the Lahore American School, to kill ticks at Canberra Grammar School, to snap bras at the Kibbutz Givat Brenner, to light a match with one hand at Princeton University, and to mount sheep at the Northwestern School of Taxidermy. He is the author of several books and the obligatory blog and lives in Greenwich Village (with his first wife and son), where he does not attend NYU. More by Danny Gregory