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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.


Learning disabilities: Understanding their prevalence in the British Jewish community
Author(s): L. Daniel Staetsky
Date: 06 February 2017

A statistical report designed to estimate the proportion of Jews in Britain who have some kind of learning disability, analysed by severity, age, sex, geography and religiosity. Commissioned by Langdon, a Jewish charity providing services to teenagers and adults with learning disabilities.


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.


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.


Multicultural education in Jewish schools in the UK
Author(s): Geoffrey Short
Date: 02 February 2002

This investigation into the teaching of multiculturalism in Jewish schools studies the approach of senior management and governors in regard to multicultural education, how this is treated in school prospectuses, and its impact upon, and the views of, children attending Jewish day schools.


New conceptions of community
Author(s): JPR
Date: 22 February 2010

Following an extensive programme involving leading educators and thinkers in the British Jewish community, several participants share their thoughts and ideas about how the concept of community is changing, and what the implications might be for contemporary Jewry.


News consumption habits and opinions of Jews in Britain
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 15 April 2013

Drawing on data from JPR's 2010 Israel Survey, this report explores which media sources are being accessed by Jews, and assesses their attitudes towards reporting about Israel.  Despite the BBC being the most popular news source, its reporting about Israel is widely considered to be biased.


North American Conservative Jewish teenagers' attachment to Israel
Author(s): Ariela Keysar and Barry Kosmin
Date: 20 January 1999

For 13 and 14 year olds affiliated with Conservative synagogues in the United States, attachment to Israel is very high. In fact, it is much stronger than among American Jewish adults in general.


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.


Sacralization by stealth
Author(s): Eric Kaufmann
Date: 02 July 2007

A detailed analysis of the political implications of differences in growth rates between secular and religious populations in Western Europe. It discusses how demographic factors can lead to a reversal of the secularisation process and to growing religiosity in society.