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
Author(s): Richard Goldstein
Date: 02 February 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.
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 17 November 2015
An estimation of the size of the Israeli population in the UK and some of its key socio-demographic characteristics in what is the first demographic study of this significant group.
Author(s): L. Daniel Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 15 October 2015
An important study using UK Census data to assess how the composition of the British Jewish population is likely to change over the coming decades, and focusing in particular on the changing numerical balance between the strictly Orthodox and mainstream Jewish communities.
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd and Daniel Staetsky
Date: 13 May 2015
As temperatures rise about antisemitism in the UK, JPR takes an independent look at some of the existing data, drawing on multiple sources to ascertain the nature of the problem, its scale, its direction of travel, and what more research work needs to be done to develop effective policy.
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd
Date: 29 April 2015
In what promises to be one of the closest UK general elections for years, we analyse some of the key dynamics in the twenty constituencies in Britain that are home to the largest Jewish populations, who together, comprise about 60% of all Jews living in the country.