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JPR Accounts 2012
Author(s): JPR
Date: 25 September 2013

Long-term planning for British Jewry
Author(s): JPR
Date: 01 December 2003

This report discusses findings from JPR's Long-term Planning for British Jewry project. It is designed to help communal organisations with their strategic planning and inform leaders, donors, professionals and members of the community with regard to the challenges that lie ahead.


tagged with: Care, Children, Education, Elderly, Funding, Schools, “Service provision”, Governance, “Voluntary sector”, Welfare

New conceptions of community
Author(s): JPR
Date: 22 February 2010

Following an extensive programme involving leading educators and thinkers in the British Jewish community, several participants share their thoughts and ideas about how the concept of community is changing, and what the implications might be for contemporary Jewry.


tagged with: Affiliation, Community, Innovation, Internet, Identity, Leadership

Sacralization by stealth
Author(s): Eric Kaufmann
Date: 02 July 2007

A detailed analysis of the political implications of differences in growth rates between secular and religious populations in Western Europe. It discusses how demographic factors can lead to a reversal of the secularisation process and to growing religiosity in society.


tagged with: Assimilation, Community, Europe, “European Jews”, Identity, Israel, “Religious practice”, Secularisation

North American Conservative Jewish teenagers' attachment to Israel
Author(s): Ariela Keysar and Barry Kosmin
Date: 20 January 1999

For 13 and 14 year olds affiliated with Conservative synagogues in the United States, attachment to Israel is very high. In fact, it is much stronger than among American Jewish adults in general.


tagged with: Children, Education, Israel, Schools, “United States”, “Young adults”, Zionism, Teenagers, Conservative

Ethnic and religious questions in the 2001 UK Census
Author(s): Barry Kosmin
Date: 23 July 1999

This paper examines the national census as an important means of fostering a multicultural society and a participatory democracy. Redesigning it for this purpose can have long-term social, political and economic benefits for British society. 


tagged with: Census, Demography, Multiculturalism

Patterns of charitable giving among British Jews
Author(s): Jacqueline Goldberg and Barry Kosmin
Date: 23 July 1998

This report documents for the first time the giving patterns of British Jews and their support for a wide range of both Jewish and other charities and establishes a strong relationship between religious outlook and giving patterns.


tagged with: Care, Charity, Funding, Grants, Philanthropy, “Voluntary sector”, Welfare

The social attitudes of unmarried young Jews in contemporary Britain
Author(s): Jacqueline Goldberg and Barry Kosmin
Date: 23 July 1997

Today most British Jews are less likely than earlier generations to marry, and if they do it is generally at a later age, often in their thirties. Alternative lifestyles, including cohabitation and same-sex relationships, are also much more common nowadays. These new patterns require new responses.


tagged with: Identity, University, “Young adults”, Intermarriage, Affiliation

The Jewish day school marketplace
Author(s): Oliver Valins and Barry Kosmin
Date: 01 February 2003

This report examines the attitudes and characteristics of Jewish parents living in Greater London and the South-east who are the current and potential users of formal educational services. It provides a sample of parents and examines how they would like to educate their children.


tagged with: Children, Education, Identity, “Jewish studies”, London, Schools

Jews and Jewry in contemporary Hungary
Author(s): András Kovács
Date: 03 February 2004

This report on contemporary Hungarian Jewry was published on the sixtieth anniversary of the Holocaust in Hungary.


tagged with: Antisemitism, Culture, Europe, “European Jews”, Heritage, Holocaust, Hungary, Education, Identity, Philanthropy, “Religious practice”, Welfare