Ireland

  • 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 ▸

  • Jewish Mayor of Dublin Accepts Invitation to Come to New York

    Dublin Lord Mayor Robert Briscoe has accepted the invitation of New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner to visit New York and review the St. Patrick’s Day parade next March 17, it was reported here today. Mayor Briscoe, the first Jew in the history of Dublin to hold that post, also announced that he would make… More ▸

  • New York Mayor Invites Jewish Mayor of Dublin to View Irish Parade

    New York City’s Mayor Robert F. Wagner has invited Robert Briscoe, newly elected Lord Mayor of Dublin, to attend the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and celebration next March 17. Mr. Briscoe is the first Jew in history to hold the Dublin post. The invitation will be delivered by Michael Mann, a native of Dublin… More ▸

  • American Irish Groups Invite Dublin Jewish Mayor to Visit U.S.

    Numerous invitations from Irish-American organizations were dispatched this week-end to Robert Briscoe, Dublin’s newly-elected Jewish mayor, to visit the United States during the coming year. It was estimated that if Mr. Briscoe were to accept all the invitations sent and expected to be sent soon, he would spend his one-year term in office in the… More ▸

  • Jew Elected Mayor of Dublin; is Only Jewish Member of Parliament

    Robert Briscoe, only Jewish member of the Parliament of Eire, was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin yesterday. Both Mr. Briscoe and Denis Larkin, outgoing mayor, each received 19 votes in the city council so their names were put in a hat and Mr. Briscoe’s was drawn. Mr. Briscoe, 62, is a native of Dublin. He… More ▸

  • Campaign for Sale of Israel Bonds to Be Launched in Ireland

    A campaign organization is now being set up for the sale of State of Israel Development Bonds in Ireland, it was announced here today by Abraham Feinberg, president of the State of Israel Bond Organization. Ireland thus becomes the 28th country to participate in the mobilization of investment capital for Israel’s economic development. “We are… More ▸

  • Hillel Foundation for Britain and Ireland Launched in London

    The official launching of the B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundation for Great Britain and Ireland took place at a dinner in London attended by 500 notables of British academic and religious and community life, according to information received today by B’nai Breath headquarters here. The B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundation in England, like its counterpart at the… More ▸

  • First B’nai B’rith Lodge Established in Ireland

    The first B’nai B’rith lodge in Dublin, Ireland, has just been established, according to word received at B’nai B’rith headquarters here. With the establishment of this lodge, Eire joins 32 other countries of the free world in containing a center of B’nai B’rith service and cultural activities. In its 110 years of existence, B’nai B’rith… More ▸

  • Irish Premier Emphasizes Absence of Anti-semitism in Ireland

    The absence of anti-Semitism in Ireland was emphasized here today by Premier De Valera in the course of a conversation which he had with Rabbi M.C. Weiler, leader of South African Jewry, who is now visiting Ireland. Rabbi Weiler was accompanied on his visit to the Premier by Robert Briscoe, the only Jewish member of… More ▸