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How do Jews live their Jewishness?
Author(s): Professor Sergio DellaPergola and Dr Daniel Staetsky
Date: 02 August 2022

The third of four mini-reports on European Jewish identity focuses on the religious lifestyles and denominations of European Jews. Is there a single Jewish voice – or a majority Jewish voice – that represents the entire community?


Why be Jewish: the essential Jewish values of Europe’s Jews
Author(s): Dr Daniel Staetsky
Date: 30 May 2022

Why are people Jewish? What really matters to them? The second mini-report based on JPR’s research ‘The Jewish identities of European Jews, focuses on which aspects of Jewishness people find most compelling.


One in seven Jews around the world is now strictly Orthodox (Haredi)
Author(s): Dr Daniel Staetsky
Date: 03 May 2022

2.1 million Haredi Jews (strictly Orthodox) live around the world today, constituting about 14% of the total Jewish global population, with Israel and the USA accounting for about 92% of them. The report – a first estimation of the global Haredi population - projects that this population could double in size by the year 2040.


How many Jews might be caught-up in the conflict in Ukraine?
Author(s): Dr Jonathan Boyd
Date: 09 March 2022

How many Jews might be caught up in the conflict in Ukraine? Where can you find the largest Jewish populations in Ukraine? What are the Jewish migration rates from Ukraine and Russia, and to what extent can the current conflict affect those rates?


What is Judaism: are Europe’s Jews a religious or an ancestry group?
Author(s): Professor Sergio DellaPergola and Dr Daniel Staetsky
Date: 09 March 2022

The first of four mini-reports on European Jewish identity focuses on different aspects of how Jews understand the basis of their Jewishness: whether they see it as their religion, ethnicity, parentage or culture.