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Jews in the United Kingdom in 2013
Author(s): David Graham, L. D. Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 24 February 2014

JPR’s preliminary findings report from the 2013 National Jewish Community Survey reveals a community in which younger Jews are more religious than older Jews, the traditional middle-ground is shrinking, and people are more likely to be moving away from religiosity than towards it.


Immigration from the United Kingdom to Israel
Author(s): L. D. Staetsky, Marina Sheps & Jonathan Boyd
Date: 25 September 2013

Written in partnership with Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics and drawing on their data and the UK Census, this study takes an in-depth look at the numbers and characteristics of Jews who have immigrated to Israel since 1948.


Key trends in the British Jewish community
Author(s): Sarah Abramson, David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 28 April 2011

Commissioned by the Wohl Charitable Foundation, this report provides a brief synopsis of existing reliable data on three issues within the British Jewish community: poverty, the elderly and children.


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.


A community of communities (full report)
Author(s): Commission on representation of the interests of the British Jewish community
Date: 31 March 2000

This report was the result of more than eighteen months of research and deliberations during which the Commission canvassed as many people as possible within the Jewish community, together with those in the wider society who are the main target audiences of Jewish representation.


A community of communities (summary)
Author(s): Commission on representation of the interests of the British Jewish community
Date: 30 April 2000

This report was the result of more than eighteen months of research and deliberations during which the Commission canvassed as many people as possible within the Jewish community, together with those in the wider society who are the main target audiences of Jewish representation.


The attachment of British Jews to Israel
Author(s): Barry Kosmin, Antony Lerman and Jacqueline Goldberg
Date: 13 August 1997

Overall it was found that 43 per cent of the sample felt a strong attachment to Israel. Yet, if current trends prevail, attachment to Zionism and to the Jewish state could become the concern of only a minority with a mostly Traditional or Orthodox religious outlook.


2011 Census: A tale of two Jewish populations
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 23 July 2013

The third report in our series on the 2011 UK Census, based on age and sex data for Jews in England and Wales. It outlines the strikingly different demographic profiles of two distinct groups within the community - the strictly Orthodox, and everybody else.


2011 Census: Initial insights into Jewish neighbourhoods
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 19 February 2013

The second report in our series on the 2011 UK Census based on ward level data. It examines Jewish population numbers at the neighbourhood level, and gives detailed statistics on where Jewish populations are growing, and where they are in a clear state of decline.


European Jewish identity at the dawn of the 21 century
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 20 May 2004

A landmark paper designed to examine the range of reports written about contemporary Jewish identity in different European centres, and to make recommendations about how to research and monitor developments going forward.