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Ethiopian immigrants in Israel: experience and prospects
Author(s): Steven Kaplan and Hagar Salamon
Date: 20 January 1998

Seldom has any community undergone as dramatic, complete and irreversible a change in so short a period as the Jews of Ethiopia. As a result, many features of Ethiopian Jewish life remain little understood, especially with regard to their immigration and adaptation to Israeli society.


The Netanyahu government & the Israeli-Arab peace process
Author(s): Joseph Alpher
Date: 20 November 1997

'The Hebron agreement represented acknowledgement by Netanyahu of the realities of the Israeli-Arab peace-making process as well as of the pressures of American power. It rescued Israel, at least for the time being, from a deteriorating international position.' Joseph Alpher


The attachment of British Jews to Israel
Author(s): Barry Kosmin, Antony Lerman and Jacqueline Goldberg
Date: 13 August 1997

Overall it was found that 43 per cent of the sample felt a strong attachment to Israel. Yet, if current trends prevail, attachment to Zionism and to the Jewish state could become the concern of only a minority with a mostly Traditional or Orthodox religious outlook.


The social attitudes of unmarried young Jews in contemporary Britain
Author(s): Jacqueline Goldberg and Barry Kosmin
Date: 23 July 1997

Today most British Jews are less likely than earlier generations to marry, and if they do it is generally at a later age, often in their thirties. Alternative lifestyles, including cohabitation and same-sex relationships, are also much more common nowadays. These new patterns require new responses.


The Jewish voluntary sector in the United Kingdom
Author(s): Margaret Harris
Date: 23 July 1997

This paper examines the issues currently facing the UK voluntary sector, suggests special challenges which face the Jewish voluntary sector, and considers the need for a systematic enquiry about the Jewish voluntary sector and its future.


Social and political attitudes of British Jews
Author(s): Stephen Miller, Marlena Schmool and Antony Lerman
Date: 23 July 1996

The survey focuses on the interface between Jewish identity and the social and political attitudes of Jews and aims to produce a profile of the community.


A new Jewish identity for post-1989 Europe
Author(s): Diana Pinto
Date: 09 February 1996

The end of the Cold War opened up new possibilities and new challenges for the Jews of Europe. This report describes some of the new possibilities available for the first time post-1989 for a possible Jewish renaissance.


Does Islamic fundamentalism pose a threat to the West?
Author(s): Fred Halliday
Date: 02 February 1996

The rise of terrorist groups claiming legitimacy in the name of lslam, the lranian revolution of 1979 and the spread of lslamist organizations appeared to confirm lslamic fundamentalism as a wave of the future. This report examines the growth of lslamic fundamentalism.