Ireland

  • Ireland Asks UN Assembly to Act on Solving Arab-israel Issues

    A proposal that the United Nations make an immediate effort to solve the Israel-Arab problems, as issues that are basic to the peace of the world, was made to the special emergency session of the United Nations General Assembly today by Frank Aiken, Foreign Minister of Ireland. Declaring that the Arab refugee problem was “the… More ▸

  • Robert Briscoe Nominated for Lord Mayor of Dublin by Leading Party

    Robert Briscoe has again been nominated for the post of Lord Mayor of Dublin by the governing Fianna Fail Party, of which he is a member. The announcement of the party’s choice was made yesterday. In the past two years, Mr. Briscoe and James Carroll have been tied in the city council balloting for Mayor…. More ▸

  • Jewish Ex-mayor of Dublin Arrives in U.S. for Israel Bond Tour

    Councillor Robert Briscoe of Ireland, who was Dublin’s first Jewish Mayor, arrived in the United States today to visit communities in many parts of the country for the Israel bond drive. Mr. Briscoe has been active in work for the State of Israel for many years. He played a decisive role in the inauguration of… More ▸

  • Dublin Mayor Returns Home After Helping U.J.A. Campaign in U.S.

    Robert Briscow, Jewish Lord Mayor of Dublin, returned to Eire today following a two-month, cross-country visit to 40 cities in the United States in behalf of the United Jewish Appeal campaign. Prior to his departure, he was presented at his hotel with a silver-encased Bible and Scroll of Honor by Morris W. Berinstein, president of… More ▸

  • Dublin Jewish Mayor Lends Aid to Israel Bond; Addresses First Meeting

    Robert Briscoe, Dublin’s first Jewish mayor who is now visiting the United States, last night made his first address for Israel Bonds in this country at a public meeting here. He will address five other meetings in various parts of the country calling for support of the current $75,000,000 campaign for Israel bonds. Mayor Briscoe… More ▸

  • Irish and Jews Hail Dublin Mayor Briscoe on Los Angeles Visit

    The Irish and the Jews alike gave an enthusiastic welcome this week-end to Robert Briscoe, Dublin’s first Jewish mayor, on his arrival for a three-day visit. A bagpipe band played “Wearing of the Greer” as Mayor Briscoe stepped from his plane at the Los Angeles International Airport where Mayor Norris Poulson greeted him. More ▸

  • Dublin Mayor Leaves for Boston to Address Combined Jewish Appeal

    Robert Briscoe, Dublin’s first Jewish Mayor, left today for Boston where he will deliver the keynote address at the opening meeting of the Boston Combined Jewish Appeal and take part in the St, Patrick’s Day celebration of Boston’s Irish Americans. I will speak in 12 major cities on behalf of the United Jewish Appeal’s $1000,… More ▸

  • 200 Jewish Leaders Extend Welcome to Dublin Mayor in New York

    Two hundred leaders of New York’s Jewish community extended their welcome today to Dublin’s mayor Robert Briscoe at a luncheon meeting of the campaign cabinet of the United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York. An informal reception to Dublin’s first Jewish mayor, who will be principal speaker at the inaugural dinner of the 1957 New… More ▸

  • Robert Briscoe, Jewish Mayor of Dublin, Reelected to Eire Parliament

    Robert Briscoe, Lord Mayor of Dublin and its first Jewish municipal head, was reelected today to the Erie Parliament. Mr. Briscoe has served his Dublin constituents in Parliament continuously since 1927. Mr. Briscoe is scheduled to arrive in New York March 14 for a seven-week tour of United States on behalf of the United Jewish… More ▸

  • Chief Rabbi of Ireland Received by New York Mayor at City Hall

    Dr. Immanuel Jakobovits, Chief Rabbi of Ireland, who arrived here last week, was received yesterday by Mayor Robert F. Wagner at City Hall in the presence of Eamon Gallagher, vice-consul of Ireland, and Orthodox Jewish dignitaries. The Mayor was especially interested in details of Jewish life in Ireland outlined for him by the rabbi. There… More ▸