Be Fruitful and Multiply

Elliot Jager

21/02/2016 12:00 pm

In his provocative book, The PaterElliot Jager tackles a near-taboo topic: the Orthodox Jewish attitude towards infertility and what it feels like to be a childless Jewish man. In conversation with Guardian journalist Simon Hattenstone he also grapples with the concept of paternity and his complex relationship with his own father.

Simon Hattenstone

Simon Hattenstone is a feature writer and interviewer for The Guardian and has published two e-book compilations of interviews with actors and sporting giants.

Elliot Jager

Elliot Jager is a Jerusalem-based freelance journalist. He is a former editorial page editor at The Jerusalem Post, founding managing editor of Jewish Ideas Daily (now Mosaic) and was, until recently, a daily contributor to Newsmax. He holds a PhD in Political Science from New York University.