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A major study examining child poverty and deprivation within the British Jewish community. It demonstrates that Jews in Britain are far from being immune to the problem, particularly within the strictly Orthodox community where the issue is projected to become worse over time.
The first national survey to examine British Jewish attitudes to Israel in depth. It demonstrates that British Jews are strongly attached to the country, and whilst deeply concerned about Israel's security needs, they are also eager to see compromises made in the quest for peace.
In JPR's annual Morris and Manja Leigh Lecture, British Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks gives his assessment of the major challenges facing the Jewish People, and calls on Jews not to see themselves as "a people that dwells alone", but rather to engage with the wider world as a voice of hope.
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.
A detailed analysis of the political leanings’ of British Jews which draws on the data from JPR’s 2010 Israel survey. It looks at the impact of age, geography, sex, employment status and religious outlook on support for political parties.
Following an extensive programme involving leading educators and thinkers in the British Jewish community, several participants share their thoughts and ideas about how the concept of community is changing, and what the implications might be for contemporary Jewry.
In JPR's 2009 Morris and Manja Leigh lecture, Professor Jonathan Sarna considers how economic downturns have affected Jewish life in the past He argues that irrespective of the economic climate, community vitality has always been driven by visionary leaders with the fortitude to shape the future.
JPR's "Res Publica" Project brough together a diverse groups of thinkers, activists and commentators from across Europe to consider how to build a sense of a common good across an increasingly diverse European population.
After each of the round table discussions that comprised JPR’s “Res Publica” project in Europe, twenty-seven people drawn from the diverse group of expert participants wrote short articles to reflect on an issue of their choice. This paper is an anthology of those articles.
Based on the written reports of the round table discussions and meetings that comprised JPR's "Res Publica" project, this paper summarises the wide range of issues discussed, and highlight some of the major insights gained during the programme.