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Lombard Street Synagogue

Dublin, Ireland

 

              

         
 

Page created: 13 June 2006
Latest revision or update: 28 September 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

Lombard Street Synagogue

Alternative Name:

Chevrah Tehillim Synagogue

Address:

Lombard Street West, Dublin. (The building later became a clothing factory.)

Date Founded:

1893 (according to The Jews of Ireland by Louis Hyman) or 1890 (according to Jewish Year Books). One of a number of hebrot (or chevrot) established in the 1880's and 1890's by recent immigrants from Lithuania and Poland around the South Circular Road area, in which the majority of Dublin's Jews had once been concentrated.

Current Status:

Closed by 1960, due to the decline in the Jewish population in the area, many moving to the suburbs.

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1939 - 154 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1940)
1944 - 100 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1945)


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