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Charitable giving among Britain's Jews
Author(s): David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 22 March 2016

A new study based on data from JPR's National Jewish Community Survey, that investigates some of the key factors influencing Jewish charitable giving, and identifies some of the key challenges for the sector going forward.

tagged with: “British Jews”, Charity, “Charitable Giving”

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”

Could it happen here? What existing data tell us about contemporary antisemitism in the UK
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd and Daniel Staetsky
Date: 13 May 2015

As temperatures rise about antisemitism in the UK, JPR takes an independent look at some of the existing data, drawing on multiple sources to ascertain the nature of the problem, its scale, its direction of travel, and what more research work needs to be done to develop effective policy.

tagged with: Antisemitism, Discrimination, Racism, UK

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

Data night: A seder discussion guide
Author(s): JPR
Date: 31 March 2014

As Jews throughout the world prepare for Pesach (Passover), use JPR’s discussion guide to add a different dimension to your seder. Drawing on new data from our recent National Jewish Community Survey, it poses four new questions to add to the many others the seder raises.

Different Antisemitisms: perceptions and experiences of antisemitism among Jews in Sweden and across Europe
Author(s): Lars Dencik and Karl Marosi
Date: 08 March 2017

Based on data commissioned by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights and gathered and analysed by JPR, and the Anti-Defamation League survey of attitudes towards Jews, this is the third report exploring the perceptions and experiences of antisemitism among Jews in EU Member States.

tagged with: Antisemitism, Discrimination, Racism, Sweden

Does Islamic fundamentalism pose a threat to the West?
Author(s): Fred Halliday
Date: 02 February 1996

The rise of terrorist groups claiming legitimacy in the name of lslam, the lranian revolution of 1979 and the spread of lslamist organizations appeared to confirm lslamic fundamentalism as a wave of the future. This report examines the growth of lslamic fundamentalism.

tagged with: Extremism, Fundamentalism, “Islamic fundamentalism”, “Religious fundamentalism”, Security

Ethiopian immigrants in Israel: experience and prospects
Author(s): Steven Kaplan and Hagar Salamon
Date: 20 January 1998

Seldom has any community undergone as dramatic, complete and irreversible a change in so short a period as the Jews of Ethiopia. As a result, many features of Ethiopian Jewish life remain little understood, especially with regard to their immigration and adaptation to Israeli society.

tagged with: Aliyah, Discrimination, “Ethiopian Jews”, Identity, Israel, Welfare, Zionism

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

EU survey of Jewish people’s experiences and perceptions of hate crime, discrimination and antisemitism
Author(s): European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Date: 08 November 2013

Published by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), this report is based on the data gathered and analysed by JPR and Ipsos MORI after we were commissioned by the EU to conduct the survey. It constitutes probably the largest survey of European Jews ever undertaken.

tagged with: Antisemitism, Discrimination, Europe, Racism, “European Jews”