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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

The Jews of Leeds in 2001: Portrait of a community
Author(s): Stanley Waterman
Date: 23 July 2003

The data for this report on Jews in Leeds were collected in a survey of nearly 1,500 households, conducted in the Leeds metropolitan area during July and August 2001.


tagged with: Affiliation, Demography, Education, Identity, Leeds, “Religious practice”

Secular or religious? The outlook of London's Jews
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 22 July 2003

This study is based on a single question in JPR’s 2002 survey of the Jewish community of London and the South East,  in which nearly 3,000 respondents were asked to choose between four options: Religious, Somewhat Religious, Somewhat Secular and Secular.


tagged with: Assimilation, Demography, Identity, London, “Religious practice”, Synagogue, “Synagogue membership”, Secularisation, 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

A portrait of Jews in London and the South-East
Author(s): Harriet Becher, Stanley Waterman, Barry Kosmin and Katarina Thomson
Date: 23 July 2002

A landmark survey of the Jewish population in London and surrounding area based on 2,965 responses from across a broad social spectrum.  Providing information on a wide range of issues of concern to the Jewish community, it has been used as a key source by planners in the Jewish voluntary sector.


tagged with: Affiliation, Community, Demography, Education, Funding, Identity, London, Poverty, Schools, “Service provision”, Welfare

Mapping Jewish culture in Europe today: A pilot project
Author(s): Rebecca Schischa and Dina Berenstein
Date: 09 February 2002

This report presents the project of 'mapping' the extent of the Jewish cultural renaissance in Europe. The four countries selected for this study: Italy, Poland, Belgium and Sweden, each have a relatively small Jewish population.


tagged with: Belgium, Culture, Europe, “European Jews”, Funding, Italy, Media, Museum, Poland, Sweden

Multicultural education in Jewish schools in the UK
Author(s): Geoffrey Short
Date: 02 February 2002

This investigation into the teaching of multiculturalism in Jewish schools studies the approach of senior management and governors in regard to multicultural education, how this is treated in school prospectuses, and its impact upon, and the views of, children attending Jewish day schools.


tagged with: Children, Community, Culture, Demography, Education, “Jewish studies”, Multiculturalism, Schools

Governance in the Jewish voluntary sector
Author(s): Margaret Harris and Colin Rochester
Date: 01 February 2001

 In contemporary westem societies that are grappling with notions of democracy, representation, accountability, power relations, transparency and responsibility, the issue of how organizations are governed has become crucial.


tagged with: Charity, Community, Funding, Grants, Leadership, Philanthropy, Governance, Volunteerism, “Voluntary sector”

The financial resources of the UK Jewish voluntary sector
Author(s): Peter Halfpenny and Margaret Reid
Date: 23 July 2000

This complex accountancy project aims to provide a multi-dimensional analysis of the income and expenditure of the Jewish voluntary sector and to compare it with the UK voluntary sector as a whole.


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

A community of communities (summary)
Author(s): Commission on representation of the interests of the British Jewish community
Date: 30 April 2000

This report was the result of more than eighteen months of research and deliberations during which the Commission canvassed as many people as possible within the Jewish community, together with those in the wider society who are the main target audiences of Jewish representation.


tagged with: Affiliation, Community, Demography, Identity, Leadership, Politics, Representation