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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

Grant-making trusts in the Jewish sector
Author(s): Ernest Schlesinger
Date: 14 April 2000

The need for research into grant-making trusts in the Jewish sector emerged from the initial findings of JPR's project on  Long-term Planning for British Jewry.  This study represents the first ever analysis of the giving of money to Jewish causes by grant-making trusts.


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

A community of communities (full report)
Author(s): Commission on representation of the interests of the British Jewish community
Date: 31 March 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

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

A guide to Jewish television: Prospects and possibilities
Author(s): JPR Working Party
Date: 15 April 1999

This paper details the findings and conclusions of the JPR Working Party on Television, which was predicated on the belief that there is a case for seriously considering television as a catalyst for reinvigorating contemporary Jewish culture.


tagged with: Culture, Media, Television, “United States”

Jews of the 'new South Africa'
Author(s): Barry Kosmin, Jacqueline Goldberg, Milton Shain and Shirley Bruk
Date: 03 February 1999

South African Jews, with their high level of general education and exposure to Western culture, combined with a relatively high level of religious observance and education, are an interesting community in which to test out how Jewish beliefs and values are operationalized in the social world.


tagged with: Aliyah, Antisemitism, Community, Demography, Discrimination, Education, Identity, Racism, “Religious practice”, Schools, Security, ““South”, “Africa"”

Cultural politics and European Jewry
Author(s): Stanley Waterman
Date: 02 February 1999

Debate on culture is taking place among Jews in terms of the nature and content of Jewish cultures. But Jewish cultures are changing, as they have always done; this fact is most evident in both lsrael and North America. European Jews must be able to develop an independent and vibrant culture.


tagged with: Culture, Europe, “European Jews”, Identity, Multiculturalism