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
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.
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.
Author(s): Richard Goldstein
Date: 22 April 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.
Author(s): David Graham with Maria Luisa Caputo
Date: 19 March 2015
An innovative study looking at UK census data through the lens of the Jewish family shows that only a quarter of all Jewish homes are comprised of the stereotypical married couple with children, and two-thirds of Jewish households in Britain have no children living in them at all.
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 23 February 2015
The fifth report in our series based on the 2011 UK Census provides accurate counts for the numbers of Jews of different ages who suffer from a health condition or disability. The report finds that approximately 2,000 Jewish children and teenagers have some kind of limiting health condition.