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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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Health and disability in Britain’s Jewish population
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 23 February 2015

The fifth report in our series based on the 2011 UK Census provides accurate counts for the numbers of Jews of different ages who suffer from a health condition or disability. The report finds that approximately 2,000 Jewish children and teenagers have some kind of limiting health condition.


European Jewish Digest: January 2015
Author(s): Richard Goldstein
Date: 13 February 2015

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.


Perceptions and experiences of antisemitism among Jews in Italy
Author(s): Sergio DellaPergola and L. D. Staetsky
Date: 03 February 2015

Based on data commissioned by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and gathered and analysed by JPR's academic team, this is the second in a series of reports looking at the perceptions and experiences of antisemitism among Jews in different EU Member States.


Jewish life in Ukraine
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.


The Exceptional Case? Perceptions and experiences of antisemitism among Jews in the United Kingdom
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.



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