John Jay

John Jay, now an investment manager, was formerly a financial journalist. He has constructed his father’s war story using archival material from four countries and numerous other sources and POW accounts.
Jews and the Military
Jewish active involvement in the military is often perceived as a relatively new phenomenon, associated with the establishment and defence of Israel. Derek Penslar’s Jews and the Military: a History challenges this popular misconception, exploring Jewish participation in the military across many countries and centuries. Penslar is in conversation with John Jay, whose Facing Fearful Odds tells the story of ...