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Jews associating with other Jews in Manchester
Author(s): Ernest Schlesinger
Date: 31 December 2003

For a variety of reasons individual associations might grow or dwindle, but overall, the informal recreational associations will continue to be important in Manchester's Jewish social life in the foreseeable future, playing a critical and underrated role in maintaining community cohesion.


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.


Synagogue membership in the United Kingdom in 2010
Author(s): David Graham and Daniel Vulkan
Date: 13 May 2010

Conducted in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, this study paints a broad portrait of declining levels of synagogue affiliation, but demonstrates how that pattern of decline is being counteracted by some denominational sectors, most notably the strictly Orthodox.


2011 Census: Initial insights about the UK Jewish population
Author(s): David Graham, Jonathan Boyd and Daniel Vulkan
Date: 12 December 2012

The first report in our series on the 2011 UK Census, based on data released by the Office for National Statistics. After decades of numerical decline, the Jewish population of England and Wales has stabilised, although this masks a complex picture of change at the local level.


Jews in Britain: A snapshot from the 2001 Census
Author(s): David Graham, Marlena Schmool, Stanley Waterman
Date: 18 May 2007

This landmark study explores data from the 2001 UK Census, at the time the largest dataset ever gathered on Jews in Britain. It covers a wide range of issues, including geography, age, partnerships, living standards, health, education and employment.


Cultural politics and European Jewry
Author(s): Stanley Waterman
Date: 02 February 1999

Debate on culture is taking place among Jews in terms of the nature and content of Jewish cultures. But Jewish cultures are changing, as they have always done; this fact is most evident in both lsrael and North America. European Jews must be able to develop an independent and vibrant culture.


The Jews of Leeds in 2001: Portrait of a community
Author(s): Stanley Waterman
Date: 23 July 2003

The data for this report on Jews in Leeds were collected in a survey of nearly 1,500 households, conducted in the Leeds metropolitan area during July and August 2001.