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Who are today’s British Jews?

Who are today’s British Jews?

Synagogue attendance data offer an important insight into how Jews live their lives today. But to what extent is synagogue attendance a critical feature of contemporary Jewish identity? JPR’s National Jewish Community Survey explores this in a variety of ways, and presents some intriguing and challenging hypotheses. read more

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Learning disabilities: Understanding their prevalence in the British Jewish community
Author(s): L. Daniel Staetsky
Date: 06 February 2017

A statistical report designed to estimate the proportion of Jews in Britain who have some kind of learning disability, analysed by severity, age, sex, geography and religiosity. Commissioned by Langdon, a Jewish charity providing services to teenagers and adults with learning disabilities.


Are Jews leaving Europe?
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky
Date: 12 January 2017

A statistical analysis looking at patterns of Jewish migration to Israel from selected European countries over time, to assess whether recent developments are in any way unusual in scope, scale or motivation in light of growing anxiety about antisemitism.


Searching for community: A portrait of undergraduate Jewish students in five UK cities
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd
Date: 07 December 2016

A qualitative study, based on research conducted with undergraduate Jewish students in the UK, looking at how they understand their Jewish identity, their experiences of being a Jew on campus, and the types of activities that most engage them.


The rise and rise of Jewish schools in the United Kingdom
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 16 November 2016

A statistical study looking at the growth in the number of children in Jewish schools, broken down by geography, school stage and denomination, and produced in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews.


European Jewish Digest: Latest edition
Author(s): Richard Goldstein
Date: 01 August 2016

JPR’s monthly European Jewish digest provides a concise look at some of the major events impacting on Jewish life around Europe, as well as a few other stories you may have missed.



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