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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

With concerns about antisemitism growing, particularly in light of recent terrorist attacks on Jewish sites in France, Belgium and Denmark, there is a growing need to understand precisely what is going on. …read more

Jewish life in the UK

JPR's programme examining Jewish life in the UK involves examinations of multiple datasets, but is particularly focused on JPR's National Jewish Community Survey (NJCS), the first 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

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

Jewish future in Europe

JPR's research work featured at a major international conference in January at the Hochschule fur Judische Studien in Heidelberg, Germany, where researchers and academics convened to explore the topic of "Diversity and Identity: Jewish Communities and the Future of Europe." …read more

UK Ambassador to Israel at JPR

Matthew Gould, the British Ambassador to the State of Israel, delivered JPR's annual Morris and Manja Leigh Memorial Lecture in November on the topic of UK-Israel relations. …read more