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Waterford Hebrew Congregation

& Jewish Community

Waterford, Ireland

 

              

         
 
Page created: 12 June 2006
Latest revision or update: 29 September 2014


56 Manor Street, Waterford (the former address of the
synagogue of the Waterford Hebrew Congregation) in September 2014
© David Shulman 2014

City of Waterford

The city of Waterford (Irish: Port Lairge), in Southeast Ireland, lies a few miles inland from the coast.  Although geographically part of County Waterford, the city of Waterford has a separate administration, and was officially referred to as a “County Borough” until 2001, when the term was formally replace by “City”.  Waterford has a population of about 45,000.


Waterford Jewish Community

The only Jewish congregation known to have existed in Waterford was the Waterford Hebrew Congregation.

Congregation Data

Name:

Waterford Hebrew Congregation

Address:

56 Manor Street, Waterford

Date Founded:

1893 - First Jewish wedding performed in 1894

Current Status:

Closed

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Articles

Press Reports relating to the Waterford Jewish Community 1893 - 1998

 

Waterford Jewish Population Data

1915
1919
1946
1985
1991
  40 - (Jewish Year Book 1916)
  37 - (Jewish Year Book 1920)
  15 - (Jewish Year Book 1947)
  
 6 - (Jewish Chronicle 13 Sept. 1985)
    9 - (quoting census)

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Explanation of Terms Used
 

 
 

 

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