Pater: My Father, My Judaism, My Childlessness A multi-layered memoir | Purchase at Amazon (available also in Kindle) Barnes and Noble, Book Depository, Goodreads, or ask your brick and mortar bookseller to order.
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The metro Tel Aviv launch of The Pater book will be held at Habayit Shel Benji on Tuesday March 15.
Tel Aviv-based journalist, Algemeiner web editor and Israel Hayom & Jerusalem Post columnist Ruthie Blum will be in conversation with Elliot
Jager. For security reasons, you need to RSVP, so please reserve your seat/s by sending email to
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from book sales will be donated to Habayit
Liberty Barnes, University of Cambridge sociologist & author: "Jager has created a new genre of storytelling. Masterfully weaving together autobiography, genealogy, demography, politics, Bible stories, and interviews, Jager explores the cultural meanings of fatherlessness and childlessness in the notably pro-family context of modern Judaism. With fitting skepticism and good humor, Jager shakes his fist at God unti…
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JEWISH BOOK WEEK LONDONBe Fruitful and Multiply Elliot Jager in dialogue with Simon Hattenstone of The Guardian Sunday, 21 February 2016 - 11:00am
Location: St Pancras
In his provocative book The Pater, Elliot 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 is a feature writer and interviewer for The Guardian and has publi…