Judith Hertog

Judith Hertog was born in Amsterdam and moved to Israel as a teenager. She livedin China, Tibet, and Taiwan, and ended up settling in Vermont with her Israeli husband and children. Judith can communicate in six languages but lost track of who or where she is. She writes to find out.

Judith teaches creative writing and works as a freelance writer. Her essays have appeared in Zone 3, Indiana Review, The Southampton Review, Tin House, The Common, and many other publications. In addition to being a writer, Judith also loves photography.

She recently completed an interview/photography project portraying people in Israel: Views from a Real Place. Currently, Judith is working on a memoir about her experience teaching English in Tibet.

Judith studied History and Religion at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She also obtained graduate degrees in journalism and TESOL from Indiana University, and an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College.