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  • ‘Emerald Isle’ beckons Jews

    By Peter Rothholz

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    There is a saying that in Ireland there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet.

    On our visit we experienced a tangible expression of this in Kenmare, where perfect strangers went out of their way to help us get our laundry done and then volunteered to drive us back to...

  • Jewish Gem Shines on the Emerald Isle

    By Renata Polt

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    It takes a certain amount of chutzpah for a Jewish population numbering less than 1,000 to field a Jewish museum. But if anyone has chutzpah, it's Ireland's tiny Jewish -- mostly Orthodox -- community. The Irish Jewish Museum, founded in 1985 by Dr. Chaim Herzog, then president of...