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Stumbling stones in memory of Irish Holocaust victims unveiled

Six Stolpersteine, or stumbling stones, in memory of Irish victims of the Holocaust have been unveiled in Dublin.

Irish Jews dismayed by parliamentary attacks on their community

Ireland has failed to deal with an upsurge in antisemitism fuelled by online abuse, the Jewish Representative Council of Ireland has told the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

‘The Objects of Love’: Exhibition of powerful mementoes tells the story of one Jewish family

An exhibition entitled 'The Objects of Love', which tells the fate of individual lives torn asunder in Nazi-occupied Poland and beyond, opened in Dublin Castle’s Bedford Hall on 12 January.

Irish Jewish leader welcomes new antisemitism report

The Chairperson of the Jewish Representative Council of Ireland, Maurice Cohen, has welcomed a new report on antisemitism in Ireland by the journalist David Collier.

Mervyn Taylor, Ireland’s first Jewish cabinet minister, dies at 89

Mervyn Taylor, who was reportedly the first Jewish person to serve as a cabinet minister in Ireland, has died at the age of 89.

Ireland committed to combating antisemitism and racism, says Taoiseach

Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin has reaffirmed “unequivocally and publicly, Ireland’s absolute commitment to Holocaust remembrance and to fighting the ugly scourge of antisemitism and racism”.

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