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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”

Long-term planning for British Jewry
Author(s): JPR
Date: 01 December 2003

This report discusses findings from JPR's Long-term Planning for British Jewry project. It is designed to help communal organisations with their strategic planning and inform leaders, donors, professionals and members of the community with regard to the challenges that lie ahead.

tagged with: Care, Children, Education, Elderly, Funding, Schools, “Service provision”, Governance, “Voluntary sector”, Welfare

Governance in the Jewish voluntary sector
Author(s): Margaret Harris and Colin Rochester
Date: 01 February 2001

 In contemporary westem societies that are grappling with notions of democracy, representation, accountability, power relations, transparency and responsibility, the issue of how organizations are governed has become crucial.

tagged with: Charity, Community, Funding, Grants, Leadership, Philanthropy, Governance, Volunteerism, “Voluntary sector”

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”

Grant-making trusts in the Jewish sector
Author(s): Ernest Schlesinger
Date: 14 April 2000

The need for research into grant-making trusts in the Jewish sector emerged from the initial findings of JPR's project on  Long-term Planning for British Jewry.  This study represents the first ever analysis of the giving of money to Jewish causes by grant-making trusts.

tagged with: Charity, Community, Funding, Grants, Philanthropy, Trusts, “Voluntary sector”, Welfare

Patterns of charitable giving among British Jews
Author(s): Jacqueline Goldberg and Barry Kosmin
Date: 23 July 1998

This report documents for the first time the giving patterns of British Jews and their support for a wide range of both Jewish and other charities and establishes a strong relationship between religious outlook and giving patterns.

tagged with: Care, Charity, Funding, Grants, Philanthropy, “Voluntary sector”, Welfare

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

Social and political attitudes of British Jews
Author(s): Stephen Miller, Marlena Schmool and Antony Lerman
Date: 23 July 1996

The survey focuses on the interface between Jewish identity and the social and political attitudes of Jews and aims to produce a profile of the community.

tagged with: Affiliation, Antisemitism, Assimilation, Charity, Discrimination, Education, Identity, Israel, Philanthropy, Politics, “Synagogue membership”, “Voluntary sector”, Zionism