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Exams timetabled during festivals, access to kosher food and antisemitism among issues Jewish students face, report finds

Exams timetabled during festivals, access to kosher food and antisemitism among issues Jewish students face, report finds

The Jewish Chronicle shares a number of findings from Theos’ 2019 report, ‘Faith and Belief on Campus: Division and Cohesion’. 04/07/2019

Faith and Belief on Campus: Division and Cohesion, a report by the Theos think tank, said British universities still had “considerable work to do” in order to create safe spaces for Jewish students.

Ben Ryan, Head of Research at Theos and one of the report’s authors, said: “You can’t fix issues on campus without working with students.

“This is why we talked to students who attend faith and belief societies at their universities, to understand the world through their eyes.”

Read the full article from The Jewish Chronicle here.


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Ben Ryan

Ben Ryan

Ben Ryan is Head of Research at Theos. He is the editor of Fortress Britain? Ethical Approaches to Immigration Policy for a Post–Brexit Britain (JKP 2018) and the author of Theos reports on chaplaincy, the EU, the Catholic charity sector, mental health and ecumenism. He holds degrees in European politics from the LSE and in Theology and Religious Studies from Cambridge. Outside of Theos he is a trustee of CSAN (Caritas Social Action Network).

Posted 4 July 2019

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