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Jews and coronavirus in England and Wales
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky
Date: 22 July 2020

In this paper, JPR Senior Research Fellow Dr Daniel Staetsky outlines our latest thinking on why mortality from COVID-19 among Jews in the UK was uncharacteristically high between March and May 2020, and what factors might stand behind the statistics.


Antisemitism in contemporary Great Britain: A study of attitudes towards Jews and Israel
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky
Date: 12 September 2017

A comprehensive and detailed assessment of antisemitic and anti-Israel attitudes held by the population of Great Britain in 2017, based on the largest and most extensive quantitative study of the topic ever undertaken.


tagged with: Antisemitism, Discrimination, Racism, Israel, “Anti-Israelism”

Are Jews leaving Europe?
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky
Date: 12 January 2017

A statistical analysis looking at patterns of Jewish migration to Israel from selected European countries over time, to assess whether recent developments are in any way unusual in scope, scale or motivation in light of growing anxiety about antisemitism.


tagged with: Aliyah, Emigration, Antisemitism

Projections of demand for places in state-funded mainstream Jewish secondary schools in London
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky
Date: 20 February 2019

A statistical study supported by Partnerships for Jewish Schools (PaJeS), using an empirical approach to predict future levels of demand for mainstream Jewish secondary schools in and around London, in order to support educational planning.


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.


Could it happen here? What existing data tell us about contemporary antisemitism in the UK
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd and Daniel Staetsky
Date: 13 May 2015

As temperatures rise about antisemitism in the UK, JPR takes an independent look at some of the existing data, drawing on multiple sources to ascertain the nature of the problem, its scale, its direction of travel, and what more research work needs to be done to develop effective policy.


tagged with: Antisemitism, Discrimination, Racism, UK

ONS report on COVID-19 mortality rates among religious groups: JPR response
Author(s): Jonathan Boyd, Carli Lessof and Daniel Staetsky
Date: 21 June 2020

A June 2020 report by the UK's Office for National Statistics provided the first serious academic analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on religious minorities in England and Wales. In this short paper, the JPR research team considers the findings and their implications for the Jewish population.


Learning disabilities: Understanding their prevalence in the British Jewish community
Author(s): L. Daniel Staetsky
Date: 06 February 2017

A statistical report designed to estimate the proportion of Jews in Britain who have some kind of learning disability, analysed by severity, age, sex, geography and religiosity. Commissioned by Langdon, a Jewish charity providing services to teenagers and adults with learning disabilities.


tagged with: “Learning disabilities”

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.


What makes a Jewish identity?
Author(s): Professor Sergio DellaPergola and Dr Daniel Staetsky
Date: 01 February 2022

A major study of European Jewish identity, exploring how Jews living in Europe today understand and live their Jewish lives. The study includes the opinions and experiences of over 16,000 respondents - the largest sample of Jews ever surveyed in Europe.


tagged with: Identity, “Jewish Identity”