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The future of Jewish life in Europe

The centre of Jewish life was firmly based in Europe just 150 years ago; today, that is no longer the case. The Holocaust, the effects of living under Communism, and two key waves of mass migration to America and Israel have transformed the Jewish world. Our European Jewish Demography Unit exists to investigate where European Jewish life will go from here. …read more

Is synagogue membership declining?

Yes and no – it depends where you look. Whilst the overall picture is one of gradual decline, the reasons for that are not necessarily intuitive, and the more detailed view shows critical distinctions by denomination. Published by JPR in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews. …read more

Hostility to Jews; hostility to Israel

This innovative report is the most extensive study of antisemitism ever conducted in contemporary Great Britain, and includes analysis of the population as a whole as well as of key subgroups – the far left, far right, Christians, Muslims and those with no religion. Published by JPR in partnership with the Community Security Trust. …read more

It's all about the babies

Expressed simply, demographic growth or decline in a population is driven by the balance between births and deaths. This report, published in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, looks at that balance over time in the UK Jewish population and finds clear evidence of a recent extraordinary shift – from decline to growth. …read more

Antisemitism in Europe

The overwhelming majority of Jews in Europe feel that antisemitism is a problem in their society and is becoming worse over time. This study, produced by JPR and Ipsos for the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), provides an extraordinary picture of Jewish people's perceptions and experiences. …read more

More Jewish children in Jewish schools

Jewish school enrolment in the UK has doubled since the 1990s, and is now at the highest level since records began. This study, designed to provide educational policymakers with the most up-to-date data, was published in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews. …read more

Anti-Israel hostility

Claims that Israel is 'an apartheid state' and calls to boycott it seem to be increasingly prevalent. To what extent do people in Great Britain hold such views, and is there any empirical evidence to indicate that they are – or are not – antisemitic? …read more

How is antisemitism affecting young Jewish Europeans?

With concerns about antisemitism rising among Jews across Europe, how are young Jewish adults, in particular, feeling? This study, based on the research JPR did for the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is jointly published with FRA and the European Commission. …read more