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Aliyah from the UK

32,594 Jews have migrated to Israel from the UK since the establishment of the state in 1948, constituting one per cent of all immigrants to the country in that period. But what impact has this had on Israel's population, and, equally importantly, on the British Jewish community? JPR's report on the subject, written in collaboration with Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, investigates. …read more

What concerns Jewish students?

Concern about antisemitism and anti-Zionism on British campuses has been a major issue in the British Jewish community for many years. JPR's national survey of Jewish student identity found that whilst there is unquestionably cause for concern, it is important to understand the issue in the larger context of student life as a whole. …read more

JPR Director at Limmud South Africa

JPR's work was one of the star attractions at Limmud South Africa this month, with Executive Director Jonathan Boyd presenting at events in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. …read more

Is the future haredi?

JPR’s third report based on the 2011 UK National Census data, which was published in July, follows the most recent release of data by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which covers age and sex by religion. …read more

What works in Jewish education?

Senior Research Fellow, Dr David Graham, presented a groundbreaking pilot seminar in July looking at the impact of Jewish educational programmes on the Jewish identities of Jews in Britain. …read more

The continuity/innovation polarity

As part of JPR's Community Futures initiative, Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand, Executive Director of JHub, investigated the tension between communal continuity and social entrepreneurship. …read more

JLC considers JPR Census findings

JPR is currently in close contact with the Jewish Leadership Council to ensure that both its Executive and Council of Members are fully briefed on the data emerging from our work on the Census. …read more

JPR at BAJS conference

JPR's work on the 2011 Census data formed the basis of a major keynote lecture at the British Association for Jewish Studies annual conference at the University of Kent. …read more