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Grant-making trusts in the Jewish sector
Author(s): Ernest Schlesinger
Date: 14 April 2000

The need for research into grant-making trusts in the Jewish sector emerged from the initial findings of JPR's project on  Long-term Planning for British Jewry.  This study represents the first ever analysis of the giving of money to Jewish causes by grant-making trusts.


Multicultural education in Jewish schools in the UK
Author(s): Geoffrey Short
Date: 02 February 2002

This investigation into the teaching of multiculturalism in Jewish schools studies the approach of senior management and governors in regard to multicultural education, how this is treated in school prospectuses, and its impact upon, and the views of, children attending Jewish day schools.


Jewish television: prospects and possibilities
Author(s): Roger Silverstone
Date: 09 February 1998

This paper makes a case for considering television as a catalyst for reinvigorating Jewish culture. Changes in technology can provide a unique opportunity for creating a Jewish presence on television, which should express and enhance Jewish culture as a creative force within society.


Jews and coronavirus
Author(s): Daniel Staetsky
Date: 31 March 2020

In this short essay, JPR Senior Research Fellow and Director of our European Jewish Demography Unit, Dr Daniel Staetsky, explores why Jews may be rather less vulnerable to coronavirus than average.


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.


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.


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.


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.