Singer Sewing Machine

Early Singer Sewing Machine

Tailoring was an important trade for some of the early jewish immigrants to Ireland, this example of an Early Singer sewing machine and associated ephemera helps to illustrate this fact. The exhibit also features examples of advertising that was used by members of the community working within the tailoring industry.

Shabbat Time Clock

Shabbat Time Clock

Time clock showing the times of services enable people to observe Shabbat and pray at the correct times.

Ambulance Presentation Plaque

Plaque given to commemorate the presentation of the ambulance

In 1940 Cllr. Robert Briscoe was approached by Mr. D. French the Chairman of The Irish Red Cross to ask if the Jewish Community would consider assisting them with a the provision of a replacement ambulance. The Jewish Community complied with the request and in 1941 they presented the Red Cross with the new ambulance […]

Guinness bottle

Guinness bottle with Hebrew label for Israeli market

Bottle of kosher Guinness with label in Hebrew produced for the Israeli market.

Loyal League of Yiddish Sons of Erin

Yiddish Sons of Erin - Souvenir Journal

Souvenir Program from the Loyal League of Yiddish Sons of Erin dinner held on St Patrick’s Day 1979. The Loyal League of the Yiddish Sons of Eireann was established by Michael Mann the Director of the A.F.L.C.I.O. Union in the U.S.A. Michael came from Clanbrassil Street, Dublin and he and his wife Rose were huge […]