Man gets maternity leave

By Simon Round, March 19, 2009

A Jerusalem resident has become the first gay man to be awarded maternity leave.

Yonatan Ger has received approval from the National Insurance institute to take 64 days’ “maternity” leave following the birth of his son to a surrogate mother in India.

Happily, father and baby are both doing well.

Last updated: 11:11am, March 19 2009