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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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Jews in the United Kingdom in 2013
Author(s): David Graham, Laura 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.


2011 Census: Thinning and Thickening
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.


Jewish life in Germany
Author(s): Toby Axelrod
Date: 18 December 2013

A detailed look at Jewish life in Germany based on interviews with German Jewish leaders. It explores how Jewish life has changed in Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the challenges posed by the huge influx of Jews and their families from the Former Soviet Union.


Juedisches Leben in Deutschland
Author(s): Toby Axelrod
Date: 18 December 2013

Written by a leading journalist specialising in German Jewish life, this study is based on the views of a cross-section of German Jewish leaders, and explores some of the key challenges confronting the community. Originally written in English, this is the German language translation.



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