Elliot Jager is a Jerusalem-based journalist, lecturer, and senior contributing editor at the Jerusalem Report. He holds a PhD from NYU in political science and a BA in Judaic studies from Brooklyn College. Before moving to Israel in 1997, he worked for the New York City government and was an adjunct assistant professor of political science. His memoir The Pater: My Father, My Judaism, My Childlessness was published in 2015. He was editorial project director and content writer of www.balfour100.com, a project of the UK-based Jewish Leadership Council.