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 and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 07 November 2014
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): Darina Privalko
Date: 23 October 2014
A detailed look at Jewish life in Ukraine based on interviews with a broad range of Ukrainian Jewish leaders, which investigates the period from the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 to the civil unrest of 2013 and revolution of 2014. Ukrainian and Russian language versions are also available.
Author(s): L. D. Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 18 July 2014
The first in a new series of country reports on antisemitism across Europe demonstrates that Jews feel more secure in the UK than elsewhere, but that Orthodox Jews are most at risk of harassment and discrimination.
Author(s): David Graham, L. D. Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 24 February 2014
JPR’s preliminary findings report from the 2013 National Jewish Community Survey reveals a community in which younger Jews are more religious than older Jews, the traditional middle-ground is shrinking, and people are more likely to be moving away from religiosity than towards it.
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 19 December 2013
Investigating geographical shifts in the UK Jewish population, this report in our 2011 UK Census series shows how Jews in Britain are becoming increasingly concentrated in a small number of areas, and publishes data from the censuses in Scotland and Northern Ireland for the first time.