Irish Jewish Museum

Things to do in County Dublin Dublin, Ireland - Irish Jewish Museum - YourDaysOut
3, Walworth Road, South Circular Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
Winter (October to April): Sundays only, 10.30am to 2.30pm | Summer (May to September): Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays only, 11.00am to 3.00pm
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The Irish Jewish Museum was once in the heartland of “Little Jerusalem,” a densely populated Jewish enclave off the South Circular Road. Although small in scale, the Museum is a unique and favourite destination for tourists from all over the world, the interest in the museum is growing rapidly and last year it had about 10,000 visitors. The Museum is managed and staffed entirely by dedicated volunteers and relies entirely on donations left by our visitors. WHY SHOULD YOU VISIT THE IJM? There are several reasons to pay us a visit, especially if you’re not Jewish. The Museum represents not just cultural, historical and sentimental importance for the Jewish Community and the Irish public, but plays an important educational role by being a window for the wider public into the Jewish life. It is the only centre on the island of Ireland where people of all faiths can come to learn about Judaism, about Jewish History and the lessons of the Holocaust. Since Holocaust and inter-faith Studies were introduced as part of the Irish Schools Curriculum, increasing numbers of schools visit the museum and meet members of the Jewish community. The Museum periodically hosts...

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