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
Date: 10 April 2014
As Jews throughout the world prepare for Pesach (Passover), use JPR’s new discussion guide to add a different dimension to your seder. Drawing on new data from our recent National Jewish Community Survey, it poses four new questions to add to the many others the seder raises.
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.
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.
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.