the former

Oakfield Place Synagogue

Dublin, Ireland




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

2 Oakfield Place, Dublin, in September 2014.
  David Shulman 2014


Congregation Data


Oakfield Place Synagogue


2 Oakfield Place, Dublin  (initially at 1 Oakfield Place)

Date Founded:

1885 (according to The Jews of Ireland by Louis Hyman). One of a number of hebrot established in Dublin's Portobello area (around the South Circular Road) in the 1880's and 1890's by recent immigrants from Lithuania and Poland. The area became the home of the majority of Dublin's Jews, until they later moved to the suburbs.

Current Status:

Closed (early 1930's)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1895 -   45 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896/7)
1897  -  35 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1898/9)


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