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The future of Jews in Europe

There is much debate about the future of European Jewry, with some people arguing that it faces imminent collapse due to antisemitism and/or demographic decline, and others claiming that a renaissance is already apparent. …read more

Making sense of the Census

The 2001 Census marked a major turning point in the way we understand the UK Jewish population because it included, for the first time, a question about religion. …read more

Contemporary antisemitism

In 2012, JPR carried out a major survey which was commissioned by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), entitled Perceptions and experiences of antisemitism among Jews in Europe. …read more

Jewish life in the UK

JPR's ongoing programme examining Jewish life in the UK is strongly focused on the 2013 National Jewish Community Survey (NJCS), the first national study of its kind since 1995. …read more

JPR on BBC Radio 4

JPR Executive Director Dr Jonathan Boyd discusses recent survey findings about antisemitism in Britain on BBC Radio 4's statistics programme, "More or Less" with Tim Harford (pictured above). …read more

Researching antisemitism

There is little question that many Jews in the UK feel rattled by murders at Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket in Paris. If anyone was in any doubt about the threat posed by Islamist extremism in Europe, the realities were laid bare by the attacks, and it is perhaps inevitable that Jews across Europe will feel less secure in their aftermath. …read more

New Chairman for JPR

Stephen D Moss CBE has been appointed as the new Chairman of JPR. He replaces Harold Paisner, Senior Partner of the City of London law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, who is stepping down after six years as lay head of the independent research institute. …read more

Could it happen in the UK?

The attacks on Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket in Paris have shocked people everywhere. Viewed from a Jewish perspective, they are particularly disturbing - it is abundantly clear that the French Jews in the supermarket were targeted simply because of their Jewishness. …read more