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Who are today’s British Jews?

Who are today’s British Jews?

Synagogue attendance data offer an important insight into how Jews live their lives today. But to what extent is synagogue attendance a critical feature of contemporary Jewish identity? JPR’s National Jewish Community Survey explores this in a variety of ways, and presents some intriguing and challenging hypotheses. read more

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European Jewish Digest: Latest edition
Author(s): Richard Goldstein
Date: 01 August 2016

JPR’s monthly European Jewish digest provides a concise look at some of the major events impacting on Jewish life around Europe, as well as a few other stories you may have missed.

Jews in couples: Marriage, intermarriage, cohabitation and divorce in Britain
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 05 July 2016

A landmark report based on data from the UK Census and JPR’s National Jewish Community Survey, that includes up-to-date assessments of the rate and prevalence of intermarriage in the British Jewish community.

Charitable giving among Britain's Jews
Author(s): David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 22 March 2016

A new study based on data from JPR's National Jewish Community Survey, that investigates some of the key factors influencing Jewish charitable giving, and identifies some of the key challenges for the sector going forward.

Britain's Israeli Diaspora: A demographic portrait
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 17 November 2015

An estimation of the size of the Israeli population in the UK and some of its key socio-demographic characteristics in what is the first demographic study of this significant group.

Strictly Orthodox rising: What the demography of British Jews tells us about the future of the community
Author(s): L. Daniel Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 15 October 2015

An important study using UK Census data to assess how the composition of the British Jewish population is likely to change over the coming decades, and focusing in particular on the changing numerical balance between the strictly Orthodox and mainstream Jewish communities.

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