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Juedisches Leben in Deutschland
Author(s): Toby Axelrod
Date: 18 December 2013

Written by a leading journalist specialising in German Jewish life, this study is based on the views of a cross-section of German Jewish leaders, and explores some of the key challenges confronting the community. Originally written in English, this is the German language translation.


tagged with: Aliyah, Antisemitism, Europe, “European Jews”, Culture, Education, Identity, Germany, “Religious Life"”, Heritage, Holocaust

Jewish life in Germany
Author(s): Toby Axelrod
Date: 18 December 2013

A detailed look at Jewish life in Germany based on interviews with German Jewish leaders. It explores how Jewish life has changed in Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the challenges posed by the huge influx of Jews and their families from the Former Soviet Union.


tagged with: Aliyah, Antisemitism, Europe, “European Jews”, Culture, Education, Identity, Germany, “Religious Life"”, Heritage, Holocaust

Identity in a Globalizing World
Author(s): Zygmunt Bauman
Date: 12 June 2015

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.


tagged with: Assimilation, Europe, “European Jews”

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.


tagged with: Antisemitism, Assimilation, Community, Democracy, Europe, “European Jews”, Identity

Mapping Jewish culture in Europe today: A pilot project
Author(s): Rebecca Schischa and Dina Berenstein
Date: 09 February 2002

This report presents the project of 'mapping' the extent of the Jewish cultural renaissance in Europe. The four countries selected for this study: Italy, Poland, Belgium and Sweden, each have a relatively small Jewish population.


tagged with: Belgium, Culture, Europe, “European Jews”, Funding, Italy, Media, Museum, Poland, Sweden

Will the 21st century be the democratic century?
Author(s): Vernon Bogdanor
Date: 20 December 2011

Professor Vernon Bogdanor CBE assesses the state of democracy in the contemporary world.  Noting recent developments in the Arab world, he offers a cautiously optimistic prognosis based in part on his view that the future will be written not by political elites, but by the people themselves.


tagged with: Democracy, Ideology, Politics

Is Jewish education losing its appeal in the UK?
Author(s): Brigitta Horup, Carli Lessof and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 08 December 2021

While the overall number of Jewish pupils in Jewish schools continues to grow, the growth rates have slowed down in recent years, mainly in the mainstream sector, although they have declined in the Orthodox sector as well.


Strictly Orthodox rising: What the demography of British Jews tells us about the future of the community
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 15 October 2015

An important study using UK Census data to assess how the composition of the British Jewish population is likely to change over the coming decades, and focusing in particular on the changing numerical balance between the strictly Orthodox and mainstream Jewish communities.


tagged with: “Strictly Orthodox”, Haredim, “British Jews”

The rise and rise of Jewish schools in the United Kingdom
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 16 November 2016

A statistical study looking at the growth in the number of children in Jewish schools, broken down by geography, school stage and denomination, and produced in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews.


tagged with: Schools, “Jewish Schools”, Education, “Jewish Education”