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Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR) 2005f
79 Wimpole Street London W1G 9RY, United Kingdom
tel:44-20 7935 8266 fax:44-20 7935 3252

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1996.

General Description: JPR informs and influences policy, opinion, and decision-making on social, political, and cultural issues affecting Jewish life. JPR's main aims are to assist Jewish communities in better understanding themselves, determining their priorities, and achieving their objectives; provide a forum for all segments of the Jewish community to meet and discuss critical issues of common concern; strengthen civil society by shaping the social and political agendas; engage in public policy debates; and provide policy advice.

Annual Budget: GBP 1 million (2004)

Staff: 10 (8 research, 2 administrative/support), 4 intern

Executive Officers:
Prof. KOSMIN, Barry A. (Executive Director)
Prof. WATERMAN, Stanley (Director of Research)
Ms. STANLEY-CLAMP, Lena (Public Affairs Director)
Dr. PICKETT, Winston (Israel Programme Director)

Public Relations:
Dr. PICKETT, Winston (Director of Media Relations)

(As of November, 2004)

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