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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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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.

European Jewish Digest: Latest edition
Author(s): Richard Goldstein
Date: 12 November 2015

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.

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.

Could it happen here? What existing data tell us about contemporary antisemitism in the UK
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd and Daniel Staetsky
Date: 13 May 2015

As temperatures rise about antisemitism in the UK, JPR takes an independent look at some of the existing data, drawing on multiple sources to ascertain the nature of the problem, its scale, its direction of travel, and what more research work needs to be done to develop effective policy.

JPR guide to the 2015 General Election
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd
Date: 29 April 2015

In what promises to be one of the closest UK general elections for years, we analyse some of the key dynamics in the twenty constituencies in Britain that are home to the largest Jewish populations, who together, comprise about 60% of all Jews living in the country.

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