The generous post-war welcome the German Gentile children of Operation Shamrock received from every strata of Irish society stands in stark contrast to the hostile political and civil resistance to admitting the Jewish children of Clonyn Castle. This debate occurred as the full horrors of the Nazi exterminationist camps entered a public conscience; therefore, ignorance […]
To mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Zion Mule Corps YANKY FACHLER will give a talk on: Irish, Protestant, Zionist: Lt Col John Henry Patterson, Godfather of the Israeli Army The formation of the Zion Mule Corps in Alexandria, Egypt, on 22 March 1915, caused no global ripples at the […]
Louis had been a great friend to the museum and showed his films “No More Blooms” and “Grandpa Speak To Me In Russian” at the museum on various occasions. Most recently, he delivered the Annual Bloomsday Lecture with great gusto to a most appreciative audience. We will miss him greatly.
On Wednesday, 2nd July 2014 the Irish Jewish Museum (IJM) was recognised for high standards in the management of its Museum, the care of its collection and its visitor services by the Heritage Council of Ireland under the “Museum Standards Programme for Ireland” (MSPI). Michael Starrett, (Chief Executive of the Heritage Council) stated: “This programme […]