The son of Albert and Edith Aronovitch, Asher Siev was a founding member and Life President of the Irish Jewish Museum. His family had fled anti-Jewish pogroms in Eastern Europe and his maternal grandparents were targets of the Limerick boycott in 1904.
He was named Yael when he was born: Yael ben Laben Yahuda ha Cohane. His brothers and sisters called each other by nick-names and they called him Gerald. He was frequently known as GY. They lived at 10 Parnell Place, Cork. His parents had come from Lithuania, and married in Cork 23rd September 1891. As […]