the former

Lennox Street Synagogue

Dublin, Ireland




Page created: 13 June 2006
Latest revision or update: 20 December 2015

32 Lennox Street, Dublin, in September 2014.
The synagogue was on the first floor to the building, through the entrance door on the left.
The present window above the door replaced a window that incorporating a Star of David design.
  David Shulman 2014

Congregation Data


Lennox Street Synagogue


32 Lennox Street, Portobello, Dublin 8

Date Founded:

1887 (according to The Jews of Ireland by Louis Hyman) or 1876 (according to Jewish Year Books). One of a number of hebrot established by recent immigrants from Lithuania and Poland at the end of the nineteenth century in Dublin's Portobello area, around the South Circular Road. which became the area in which the majority of Dublin's Jews were concentrated.  

Current Status:

Closed (in about 1980's) due to declining numbers as the Jewish population moved to Dublin's suburbs


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1895 - 175 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896/7)
1955 -   70 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1956)
1962 -   50 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1963)


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