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St. Kevin's Parade Synagogue

Dublin, Ireland

 

              

         
 

Page created: 13 June 2006
Latest revision or update: 1 October 2014


7 and 8 St. Kevin's Parade, Dublin, in September 2014.
  David Shulman 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

St. Kevin's Parade Synagogue

Address:

7 St. Kevin's Parade, Dublin (initially at 8 St. Kevin's Parade)

Date Founded:

1883 (according to The Jews of Ireland by Louis Hyman) or 1890 (according to Jewish Year Books). One of a number of hebrot established in the 1880's and 1890's by recent immigrants from Lithuania and Poland in Dublin's Portobello area, around the South Circular Road. Portobello became the area in which the majority of Dublin's Jews were concentrated.

Current Status:

Closed in the late 1960's die to the decline of the Jewish population in the area as a result of migration to the suburbs. (The successor congregation appears to be Machzikei Hadass Synagogue.)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1885 - 80 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896/7)
1956 - 40 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1957)
1962 - 20 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1963)

 
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