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Historic Jewish Quarter

Hibernian Buildings, Cork, Ireland
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Not much to see

There's not much to the Jewish quarter: the Hibernian Buildings, 'Shalom' Park and the Synagogue... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2013
Conchubhar
,
Cork, Ireland
Unexpected Treat

It was an unexpected surprise to learn of the Jewish quarter. Ireland has generally had a positive... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2012
finance1
,
Orlando, FL
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5 May 2013
“Not much to see”
27 Oct 2012
“Unexpected Treat”
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Hibernian Buildings, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 May 2013

There's not much to the Jewish quarter: the Hibernian Buildings, 'Shalom' Park and the Synagogue (you need to arrange entry in advance (we didn't visit). The Jewish history of Cork is interesting to read about, but there are not too many artifacts left.

5  Thank Conchubhar
Reviewed 28 October 2012

It was an unexpected surprise to learn of the Jewish quarter. Ireland has generally had a positive history with respect to its Jewish population. It was nice to see the quarter.

9  Thank finance1
Reviewed 17 January 2012

The Albert Road area around the docks in Cork became a Jewish quarter from the end of the 19th century. Whilst there were some Jews in Cork from the mid 18th century, a big influx of Jews from the Vilna & Kovno areas of Lithuania...More

24  Thank chepaddy
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