This year in Jerusalem

November 7th, 2011

Jerusalem is not just a city,  it is a state of mind. It represents an almost metropolitan version of the three thousand year story of western civilization. Yet, while it might seem strangely disconnected from the modern world, it is at the same time ground zero for so many of the 21st century's problems. Perhaps today, as it has been so many times before in history, as Jerusalem goes, so goes the world.  This is the central pillar of Simon Sebag Monetifiore's Jerusalem: The Biography My conversation with Simon Sebag Monetfiore: