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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
New data gathered and analysed by JPR for the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), demonstrate that Jews in Europe believe antisemitism to be on the rise across the continent. This landmark study offers the most detailed view of the situation we have ever had, from the perspective of the people who understand it best – the Jews who live there. …read more
32,594 Jews have migrated to Israel from the UK since the establishment of the state in 1948, constituting one per cent of all immigrants to the country in that period. But what impact has this had on Israel's population, and, equally importantly, on the British Jewish community? JPR's report on the subject, written in collaboration with Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, investigates. …read more
Concern about antisemitism and anti-Zionism on British campuses has been a major issue in the British Jewish community for many years. JPR's national survey of Jewish student identity found that whilst there is unquestionably cause for concern, it is important to understand the issue in the larger context of student life as a whole. …read more
JPR's study of the attitudes of Jews in Britain towards Israel shows a population with deep ties and strong attachments to the country. Heavily committed to Israel's security, they are equally eager to see Israel's government make responsible concessions in the quest for peace. …read more
There is a common conception that affiliation levels among Jews in Britain and elsewhere in the Diaspora are in a state of decline. UK synagogue membership data provide one particular view of this, and reveal some striking shifts in affiliation rates over the course of the past quarter century. …read more
UK Census data on religion are absolutely fundamental to understanding today's Jewish population. JPR's ongoing work on the 2011 Census is designed to paint an up-to-date portrait of the British Jewish community, and to support the planning of numerous Jewish charities and organisations operating throughout the country. …read more
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