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Ireland

Dublin synagogue back with “a very good crowd”

An Orthodox shul in Dublin has been holding services since the end of June, taking advantage of the earlier lifting of restrictions in the Republic.

New Irish government gives Israel a victory after BDS bill shelved

The new Irish government will not promote a bill against Israeli products manufactured beyond the Green Line, including east Jerusalem.

Irish MEP slammed for explaining antisemitism to Jews while promoting BDS

An Irish Member of the European Parliament was criticised after she slammed EUJS for rebuking her over her participation in a webinar associated with the BDS movement that will include one participant from an organization linked to Palestinian terrorism and another who compared Israel to the Nazi regime.

Irish PM Varadkar Zooms in for Dublin discussion with Jewish community

Members of the Dublin Jewish community enjoyed a virtual audience with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as part of its cultural programme during the lockdown.

The Irish doctor who saved children from Belsen

Dr Bob Collis, who was in charge of two blocks that housed a number of orphaned children after the liberation of Belsen, brought five children to Dublin to take care of them, going on to adopt two of them.

Irish Jews condemn ‘inaccurate, antisemitic and racist’ tweets by Sinn Fein TD

The Jewish Representative Council of Ireland has condemned as inaccurate, 'antisemitic and racist' series of tweets by Réada Cronin, a newly elected member of Ireland's lower house.

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