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Key findings from the 2011 National Jewish Student Survey
Author(s): David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 04 October 2011

The first study of Jewish student identity in the UK. It demonstrates that certain universities are particularly popular among Jews, and shows that whilst anti-Israel activity at university is of some concern, most Jewish students are comfortable being open about their Jewishness on campus.

tagged with: Antisemitism, Campus, Culture, Education, Identity, Internet, Israel, “Jewish societies”, “Jewish studies”, “Religious practice”, Schools, Security, “Social media”, Volunteerism, Zionism, Intermarriage, Affiliation

Sacralization by stealth
Author(s): Eric Kaufmann
Date: 02 July 2007

A detailed analysis of the political implications of differences in growth rates between secular and religious populations in Western Europe. It discusses how demographic factors can lead to a reversal of the secularisation process and to growing religiosity in society.

tagged with: Assimilation, Community, Europe, “European Jews”, Identity, Israel, “Religious practice”, Secularisation

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 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

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”

Secular or religious? The outlook of London's Jews
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 22 July 2003

This study is based on a single question in JPR’s 2002 survey of the Jewish community of London and the South East,  in which nearly 3,000 respondents were asked to choose between four options: Religious, Somewhat Religious, Somewhat Secular and Secular.

tagged with: Assimilation, Demography, Identity, London, “Religious practice”, Synagogue, “Synagogue membership”, Secularisation, Affiliation

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"”