Recent additions to the archive
Topic(s): Demography | Jewish Schools | Secondary Schools | Statistics
This study, which was commissioned by Partnerships for Jewish Schools (PaJeS), takes an in-depth statistical look at the demand for places for Jewish secondary schools in London over the past few years, and makes key projections for the future.
Topic(s): Antisemitism | Jewish Perceptions of Antisemitism | Surveys
This paper combines and compares the results of two major but differently focused cross-national surveys on antisemitism: The 2012 European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) survey and 2013 the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) survey, In this presentation a special focus will be on Sweden.
Topic(s): Aliyah | Antisemitism | Demography | Emigration
An in-depth analysis of Jewish migration to Israel from selected European countries. Are recent developments in migration to Israel in any way unusual. In short, are Jews leaving Europe? And, if so, what prompts them to do so? Does antisemitism play a role?
Topic(s): Antisemitism | Antisemitism: Discourse | Antisemitism: Monitoring | Hate crime
This preliminary report outlines statistics on antisemitic attacks and vandalism in Ukraine in 2016. It also details instances of antisemitic discourse and hate speech.
Topic(s): Census | Demography | Haredi / Strictly Orthodox Jews | Jewish Neighbourhoods | Orthodox Judaism
This paper demonstrates that there are distinct socio-economic and demographic differences between Jewish groups in different areas, not fully attributable to the underlying mainstream social geography, whilst also identifying a strong degree of spatial clustering.
Topic(s): Immigration | Israeli Expatriates | Russian-Speaking Jews
This paper explores the life-worlds of German Jews and Displaced Persons (DPs) and their descendants (“local Jews”); Russian Jews and their children who came to Germany in the 1990s; and Israelis who arrived in the 2000s.
Topic(s): Antisemitism | Student Organisations | Students
This study is based on qualitative data gathered in focus groups held in early 2016 in several UK cities. It builds on the findings of the 2011 JPR study of Jewish students, the first in-depth look at Jewish student life in the UK.
Topic(s): Jewish Museums
The survey aims to generate a comprehensive picture of the Jewish museum landscape across Europe, and to identify the most pressing issues, challenges and needs faced by these institutions. The questionnaire was sent to 120 institutions in 34 countries.
Topic(s): Divorce | Intermarriage | Marriage | Mixed marriages
This report is the first dedicated study of intermarried Jews in Britain and draws on survey and census data. It estimates that the intermarriage rate in Britain currently stands at 26%, which is dramatically lower than the equivalent figure of 58% for the United States.
Topic(s): Care and Welfare | Finance | Jewish Organisations | Jewish-Non-Jewish Relations | Poverty
This report looks at how faith organisations have been responding to the impact of the financial crisis and the politics of austerity. It is based on a scoping survey of the work of 90 faith organisations and 13 case studies of faith-based initiatives, including Jewish case studies.