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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

The Netanyahu government & the Israeli-Arab peace process
Author(s): Joseph Alpher
Date: 20 November 1997

'The Hebron agreement represented acknowledgement by Netanyahu of the realities of the Israeli-Arab peace-making process as well as of the pressures of American power. It rescued Israel, at least for the time being, from a deteriorating international position.' Joseph Alpher

tagged with: Israel, Politics, “Peace process”

The Polarity of Judaism
Author(s): Abraham Joshua Heschel
Date: 08 May 2014

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

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”

The social attitudes of unmarried young Jews in contemporary Britain
Author(s): Jacqueline Goldberg and Barry Kosmin
Date: 23 July 1997

Today most British Jews are less likely than earlier generations to marry, and if they do it is generally at a later age, often in their thirties. Alternative lifestyles, including cohabitation and same-sex relationships, are also much more common nowadays. These new patterns require new responses.

tagged with: Identity, University, “Young adults”, Intermarriage, Affiliation

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”

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

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

Życie żydowskie w Polsce
Author(s): Konstanty Gebert
Date: 14 September 2011

Written by Poland's leading Jewish journalist, this study considers the views of a cross section of Polish Jewish leaders, and calls for greater investment in the development of Jewish culture.  Originally written in English, this is the Polish language translation.

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