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Everybody Counts (subtitled)

Jonathan BoydFilmed at JHub

Jonathan Boyd is the Executive Director of JPR, the Institute for Jewish Policy Research in London, an independent Jewish research centre and think-tank concerned with a range of contemporary Jewish issues in Britain, Europe, and throughout the world.

A specialist in contemporary Jewry, he holds a BA and MA in Modern Jewish History from University College London, and his doctoral research at the University of Nottingham is in the field of educational philosophy. He was formerly a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel Institute in Israel, and has held professional positions in research and policy at the JDC International Centre for Community Development in London and Paris, the Jewish Agency for Israel in London and New York, and the UK-based United Jewish Israel Appeal and Holocaust Educational Trust. His writings have been published in various newspapers, publications and journals, and he is the editor of The Sovereign and the Situated Self: Jewish Identity and Community in the 21stCentury (Profile Books, 2003). His most recent research examined the identities of Jewish students in Britain, the attitudes of Jews in Britain towards Israel (both co-authored with David Graham), and child poverty and deprivation in the British Jewish community.

He is currently involved in research initiatives examining contemporary Jewish experiences and perceptions of antisemitism across Europe, the educational philosophy of Limmud and the dimensions of Jewish peoplehood, and is managing JPR’s forthcoming National Jewish Community Survey. He lives in north London with his wife and three children.

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