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Cork Jewish Community

City of Cork

Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) is the second largest city of the Republic of Ireland. The city is a major port, although situated slightly inland from Ireland’s southern coast proper, sitting on the estuary of the river Lee where it flows into Lough Mahon and thence to Cork Harbour. Although geographically part of County Cork, the city of Cork has a separate administration, and was officially referred to as a “County Borough” until 2001, when the term was formally replace by “City”.  Although the city has a population of about 120,000, there are well over 185,000 living in the Greater Cork area.

The Cork Jewish Community

The following congregations are, or were, considered to be part of the Cork Jewish Community:

Articles on the Cork Jewish Community

The Rise of Provincial Jewry - Cork by Cecil Roth, 1950. Available on JCR-UK as part of the Susser Archive.

Press Reports relating to the Cork Jewish Community 1876 - 1945

Jewish Population Data

  400  - (Jewish Year Book 1906)
  450  - (Jewish Year Book 1920)
  300  - (Jewish Year Book 1947)
  200  - (Jewish Year Book 1955)
  154  - (Jewish Year Book 1959)
    60  - (Jewish Year Book 1965)
30  - (Jewish Year Book 2005)

Other Cork Jewish Information

Bibliography and other sources

Cork Cemetery Information - IAJGS Cemetery Project

JCR-UK Ireland home page

Explanations of Terms Used



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