Celebrate Heritage Week – Remembering Portobello’s Jewish Community – Thursday 22nd August 2013

Heritage Week at the Museum

National Heritage Week In conjunction with an outreach to former members of the Dublin Jewish community living abroad who are invited to participate as part of The Gathering 2013 and along with our neighbours of today.

11.00-2.30 p.m. Tours of the exhibits in the museum; recordings of visitor memories, help with family research. Drop in – all welcome.

3.00 p.m. “Bringing the Memories Home” Residents of yesteryears are invited to recall and share their memories of the characters, places and events of ‘Little Jerusalem. A celebration of reminiscences in word and song with audience participation. Featuring Carl Nelkin.

7.30 p.m. Aidan Beatty Lecture “Language and the Nationalist Return to History: A Comparison of the Hebrew and Gaelic Revivals”. (With the Jewish Historical Society of Ireland)

Advance Bookings Only

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