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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.


The economic downturn & the future of Jewish communities
Author(s): Jonathan D. Sarna
Date: 18 August 2009

In JPR's 2009 Morris and Manja Leigh lecture, Professor Jonathan Sarna considers how economic downturns have affected Jewish life in the past  He argues that irrespective of the economic climate, community vitality has always been driven by visionary leaders with the fortitude to shape the future.


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.


A portrait of Jews in London and the South-East
Author(s): Harriet Becher, Stanley Waterman, Barry Kosmin and Katarina Thomson
Date: 23 July 2002

A landmark survey of the Jewish population in London and surrounding area based on 2,965 responses from across a broad social spectrum.  Providing information on a wide range of issues of concern to the Jewish community, it has been used as a key source by planners in the Jewish voluntary sector.


Mapping Jewish culture in Europe today: A pilot project
Author(s): Rebecca Schischa and Dina Berenstein
Date: 09 February 2002

This report presents the project of 'mapping' the extent of the Jewish cultural renaissance in Europe. The four countries selected for this study: Italy, Poland, Belgium and Sweden, each have a relatively small Jewish population.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.