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The Common Good in Europe: Commissioned Papers
Author(s): Various
Date: 10 February 2009

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.


The Common Good in Europe: Summarizing the issues
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd
Date: 10 February 2009

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.


Is there a global Jewish politics?
Author(s): Michael Galchinsky
Date: 19 January 2009

A detailed analysis of how global Jewish politics will be managed in the future. It looks at who sets the global agenda, whether decision-making still works and what issues need collective action.


Jews and other Europeans - Old and new
Author(s): Zygmunt Bauman
Date: 03 June 2008

Zygmunt Bauman is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the
University of Leeds and the University of Warsaw. This paper was
given as the Malcolm Hay of Seaton Memorial Lecture in December 2007 in London under the joint auspices of the University of Aberdeen and JPR.


Is Europe good for the Jews?
Author(s): Steven Beller
Date: 22 April 2008

A new study which looks at the ‘new antisemitism’ in Europe and asks whether Europe is still a good place for Jews to live. Steven Beller argues that the impulse to sound the alarm is misplaced, especially when aimed at ‘Europe’ itself.


Sacralization by stealth
Author(s): Eric Kaufmann
Date: 02 July 2007

A detailed analysis of the political implications of differences in growth rates between secular and religious populations in Western Europe. It discusses how demographic factors can lead to a reversal of the secularisation process and to growing religiosity in society.


Jews in Britain: A snapshot from the 2001 Census
Author(s): David Graham, Marlena Schmool, Stanley Waterman
Date: 18 May 2007

This landmark study explores data from the 2001 UK Census, at the time the largest dataset ever gathered on Jews in Britain. It covers a wide range of issues, including geography, age, partnerships, living standards, health, education and employment.


Hate crimes against London's Jews
Author(s): Paul Iganski, Vicky Kielinger, Susan Paterson
Date: 04 July 2005

The complete findings of a joint JPR-Metropolitan Police study exploring antisemitic incidents recorded by the police in London, which was carried out in order to get a more accurate feel for their nature and to develop a more effective response to them.


European Jewish identity at the dawn of the 21 century
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 20 May 2004

A landmark paper designed to examine the range of reports written about contemporary Jewish identity in different European centres, and to make recommendations about how to research and monitor developments going forward.


Jews and Jewry in contemporary Hungary
Author(s): András Kovács
Date: 03 February 2004

This report on contemporary Hungarian Jewry was published on the sixtieth anniversary of the Holocaust in Hungary.