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The Chief Rabbi isn't coming to Limmud
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd
Date: 20 December 2013

The Common Good in Europe: Commissioned Papers
Author(s): Various
Date: 10 February 2009

After each of the round table discussions that comprised JPR’s “Res Publica” project in Europe, twenty-seven people drawn from the diverse group of expert participants wrote short articles to reflect on an issue of their choice. This paper is an anthology of those articles.


The Common Good in Europe: Summarizing the issues
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd
Date: 10 February 2009

Based on the written reports of the round table discussions and meetings that comprised JPR's "Res Publica" project, this paper summarises the wide range of issues discussed, and highlight some of the major insights gained during the programme.


The Common Good in Europe: The Round Table Reports
Author(s): Dr Diana Pinto
Date: 11 February 2009

JPR's "Res Publica" Project brough together a diverse groups of thinkers, activists and commentators from across Europe to consider how to build a sense of a common good across an increasingly diverse European population.


The economic downturn & the future of Jewish communities
Author(s): Jonathan D. Sarna
Date: 18 August 2009

In JPR's 2009 Morris and Manja Leigh lecture, Professor Jonathan Sarna considers how economic downturns have affected Jewish life in the past  He argues that irrespective of the economic climate, community vitality has always been driven by visionary leaders with the fortitude to shape the future.


tagged with: Aliyah, Antisemitism, Assimilation, Community, Demography, Funding, Identity, Innovation, Philanthropy

The Exceptional Case? Perceptions and experiences of antisemitism among Jews in the United Kingdom
Author(s): L. D. Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 18 July 2014

The first in a new series of country reports on antisemitism across Europe demonstrates that Jews feel more secure in the UK than elsewhere, but that Orthodox Jews are most at risk of harassment and discrimination.


tagged with: Antisemitism, Discrimination, Racism

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”

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

The Jewish voluntary sector in the United Kingdom
Author(s): Margaret Harris
Date: 23 July 1997

This paper examines the issues currently facing the UK voluntary sector, suggests special challenges which face the Jewish voluntary sector, and considers the need for a systematic enquiry about the Jewish voluntary sector and its future.


tagged with: Charity, Community, Funding, Philanthropy, “Service provision”, Volunteerism, “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”