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Zsidó élet Magyarországon
Author(s): Kovács András és Forrás-Biró Aletta
Date: 14 September 2011

This qualitative study, by the leading sociologist of Hungarian Jewry, examines the views of a cross section of Hungarian Jewish leaders, and calls for infrastructural reform in the Hungarian Jewish community. Originally written in English, this is the Hungarian language translation.


tagged with: Aliyah, Antisemitism, Europe, “European Jews”, Culture, Education, Identity, Hungary, “Religious Life"”, Heritage, Holocaust

Jewish life in Hungary
Author(s): András Kovács and Aletta Forras-Biro
Date: 14 September 2011

Based on the views and opinions of a wide range of Hungarian Jewish leaders, this qualitative study provides an overview of contemporary Hungarian Jewish life, and calls for urgent structural reform in communal management.  English language version.


tagged with: Aliyah, Antisemitism, Europe, “European Jews”, Culture, Education, Identity, Hungary, “Religious Life"”, Heritage, Holocaust

Key trends in the British Jewish community
Author(s): Sarah Abramson, David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 28 April 2011

Commissioned by the Wohl Charitable Foundation, this report provides a brief synopsis of existing reliable data on three issues within the British Jewish community: poverty, the elderly and children.


tagged with: “Child poverty”, Children, Demography, Disabilities, Elderly, Haredim, Poverty, Welfare, “Special Educational Needs”

Child poverty & deprivation in the British Jewish community
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd
Date: 31 March 2011

A major study examining child poverty and deprivation within the British Jewish community. It demonstrates that Jews in Britain are far from being immune to the problem, particularly within the strictly Orthodox community where the issue is projected to become worse over time.


tagged with: Care, “Child poverty”, Children, Funding, Haredim, Poverty, “Service provision”, “Voluntary sector”, Welfare, “Special educational needs”

JPR accounts 2010
Author(s): JPR
Date: 14 February 2011

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

The key challenges facing the Jewish people
Author(s): The Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks
Date: 07 July 2010

In JPR's annual Morris and Manja Leigh Lecture, British Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks gives his assessment of the major challenges facing the Jewish People, and calls on Jews not to see themselves as "a people that dwells alone", but rather to engage with the wider world as a voice of hope.


tagged with: Antisemitism, Community

Synagogue membership in the United Kingdom in 2010
Author(s): David Graham and Daniel Vulkan
Date: 13 May 2010

Conducted in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, this study paints a broad portrait of declining levels of synagogue affiliation, but demonstrates how that pattern of decline is being counteracted by some denominational sectors, most notably the strictly Orthodox.


tagged with: Affiliation, Community, Demography, Denomination, Identity, Synagogue, “Synagogue membership”

The political leanings of Britain's Jews
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 29 April 2010

A detailed analysis of the political leanings’ of British Jews which draws on the data from JPR’s 2010 Israel survey. It looks at the impact of age, geography, sex, employment status and religious outlook on support for political parties.


tagged with: politics, demography, democracy

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