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Jewish life in Poland
Author(s): Konstanty Gebert and Helena Datner
Date: 14 September 2011

A detailed look at Jewish life in Poland based on interviews with a broad range of Polish Jewish leaders.  It highlights the 'multiplier effect' of Jewish heritage programming, and explores the impact of the post-communist Jewish revival on Polish society as a whole. English language version.

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

Jewish life in Ukraine
Author(s): Darina Privalko
Date: 23 October 2014

A detailed look at Jewish life in Ukraine based on interviews with a broad range of Ukrainian Jewish leaders, which investigates the period from the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 to the civil unrest of 2013 and revolution of 2014. Ukrainian and Russian language versions are also available.

tagged with: Ukraine

Jewish television: prospects and possibilities
Author(s): Roger Silverstone
Date: 09 February 1998

This paper makes a case for considering television as a catalyst for reinvigorating Jewish culture. Changes in technology can provide a unique opportunity for creating a Jewish presence on television, which should express and enhance Jewish culture as a creative force within society.

tagged with: Culture, Media, Television

Jews and Jewry in contemporary Hungary
Author(s): András Kovács
Date: 03 February 2004

This report on contemporary Hungarian Jewry was published on the sixtieth anniversary of the Holocaust in Hungary.

tagged with: Antisemitism, Culture, Europe, “European Jews”, Heritage, Holocaust, Hungary, Education, Identity, Philanthropy, “Religious practice”, Welfare

Jews and other Europeans - Old and new
Author(s): Zygmunt Bauman
Date: 03 June 2008

Zygmunt Bauman is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the
University of Leeds and the University of Warsaw. This paper was
given as the Malcolm Hay of Seaton Memorial Lecture in December 2007 in London under the joint auspices of the University of Aberdeen and JPR.

tagged with: Assimilation, Europe, “European Jews”

Jews associating with other Jews in Manchester
Author(s): Ernest Schlesinger
Date: 31 December 2003

For a variety of reasons individual associations might grow or dwindle, but overall, the informal recreational associations will continue to be important in Manchester's Jewish social life in the foreseeable future, playing a critical and underrated role in maintaining community cohesion.

tagged with: Affiliation, Community, Culture, Identity, Manchester, “Religious practice”, “Service provision”, Volunteerism

Jews in Britain: A snapshot from the 2001 Census
Author(s): David Graham, Marlena Schmool, Stanley Waterman
Date: 18 May 2007

This landmark study explores data from the 2001 UK Census, at the time the largest dataset ever gathered on Jews in Britain. It covers a wide range of issues, including geography, age, partnerships, living standards, health, education and employment.

tagged with: Assimilation, Census, Community, Demography, Elderly, Haredim, Identity, Intermarriage

Jews in couples: Marriage, intermarriage, cohabitation and divorce in Britain
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 05 July 2016

A landmark report based on data from the UK Census and JPR’s National Jewish Community Survey, that includes up-to-date assessments of the rate and prevalence of intermarriage in the British Jewish community.

tagged with: Intermarriage, “British Jews”

Jews in the United Kingdom in 2013
Author(s): David Graham, L. D. Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 24 February 2014

JPR’s preliminary findings report from the 2013 National Jewish Community Survey reveals a community in which younger Jews are more religious than older Jews, the traditional middle-ground is shrinking, and people are more likely to be moving away from religiosity than towards it.

tagged with: Demography, Identity, Education, Charity, Care, Welfare