Prof. Kenneth Collins

Kenneth Collins, FRCGP MPhil PhD, was chairman of the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities from 1999 to 2003 and again from 2006 to 2007. He is chairman of the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre and the author of a number of books and articles about the Jews in Scotland. He is currently visiting professor at the Medical Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Publications by Prof. Kenneth Collins

Scotland’s Jews: Community and Political Challenges

The Jewish community in Scotland numbered eighteen thousand in the 1950s but has now shrunk to around ten thousand, largely through emigration. The community is overwhelmingly concentrated in the Greater Glasgow area with around a thousand Jews in Edinburgh and smaller numbers scattered around the country. Read More »