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Will the 21st century be the democratic century?
Author(s): Vernon Bogdanor
Date: 20 December 2011

Professor Vernon Bogdanor CBE assesses the state of democracy in the contemporary world.  Noting recent developments in the Arab world, he offers a cautiously optimistic prognosis based in part on his view that the future will be written not by political elites, but by the people themselves.


tagged with: Democracy, Ideology, Politics

Strictly Orthodox rising: What the demography of British Jews tells us about the future of the community
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 15 October 2015

An important study using UK Census data to assess how the composition of the British Jewish population is likely to change over the coming decades, and focusing in particular on the changing numerical balance between the strictly Orthodox and mainstream Jewish communities.


tagged with: “Strictly Orthodox”, Haredim, “British Jews”

The rise and rise of Jewish schools in the United Kingdom
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 16 November 2016

A statistical study looking at the growth in the number of children in Jewish schools, broken down by geography, school stage and denomination, and produced in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews.


tagged with: Schools, “Jewish Schools”, Education, “Jewish Education”

Will my child get a place? An assessment of supply and demand of Jewish secondary school places in London and surrounding areas
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 15 March 2017

A statistical look at the demand for places for Jewish secondary schools in London over the past few years which makes key projections for the future. Produced together with Partnerships for Jewish Schools (PaJeS).


tagged with: Schools, “Jewish schools”, Education, “Jewish education”

The attitudes of Jews in Britain towards Israel
Author(s): David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 15 July 2010

The first national survey to examine British Jewish attitudes to Israel in depth.  It demonstrates that British Jews are strongly attached to the country, and whilst deeply concerned about Israel's security needs, they are also eager to see compromises made in the quest for peace.


tagged with: Aliyah, antisemitism, Ideology, Israel, Identity, “Peace process”, politics, Security, Zionism

Charitable giving among Britain's Jews
Author(s): David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 22 March 2016

A new study based on data from JPR's National Jewish Community Survey, that investigates some of the key factors influencing Jewish charitable giving, and identifies some of the key challenges for the sector going forward.


tagged with: “British Jews”, Charity, “Charitable Giving”

Key findings from the 2011 National Jewish Student Survey
Author(s): David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 04 October 2011

The first study of Jewish student identity in the UK. It demonstrates that certain universities are particularly popular among Jews, and shows that whilst anti-Israel activity at university is of some concern, most Jewish students are comfortable being open about their Jewishness on campus.


tagged with: Antisemitism, Campus, Culture, Education, Identity, Internet, Israel, “Jewish societies”, “Jewish studies”, “Religious practice”, Schools, Security, “Social media”, Volunteerism, Zionism, Intermarriage, Affiliation

Jews in the United Kingdom in 2013
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.


tagged with: Demography, Identity, Education, Charity, Care, Welfare

Synagogue membership in the United Kingdom in 2016
Author(s): Donatella Casale Mashiah and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 14 July 2017

An up-to-date look at synagogue membership figures in the UK, which provide the only consistent indicator of patterns of Jewish affiliation and belonging over time. Produced by JPR on behalf of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.


7 facts about Jewish families and households
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd
Date: 19 March 2015

7 facts about Jewish families and households