British Jewry

Survey: British Jews 'Returning To The Ghetto'

12/19/2013
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British Jews are living in fewer geographic areas in more insular communities, according to a new report by the Institute for Jewish Policy Research which describes “significant demographic shifts” between 2001 and 2011, the Jewish Chronicle reported.

LimmudUK: Success On A Grand Scale

Jewish learning conference attracts 2,000 — but not chief rabbi.

01/04/2011
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Two of the most successful efforts to strengthen Jewish identity in recent years were created, and have been sustained, in opposite ways.

Much has been written, here and elsewhere, about Birthright Israel, which has provided a 10-day Israel experience to more than 250,000 young people in its first decade. A top-down creation, Birthright was conceived and funded by a small group of mega-philanthropists, offering these memorable trips as a gift, free of charge to participants ages 18 to 26.

Gary Rosenblatt
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