CORK, County Cork, Republic of Ireland
For Community Information, see Cork on JCR-UK
Cork Hebrew Congregation, 10 South Terrace, Cork. Chairman of Trustees: Mr. Fred Rosehill, Telephone +353-21-274280; Fax +353-21-270010. Email:
The synagogue was sold. [Mar 2016]
- The eighteenth century community in Cork acquired a cemetery in Kemp Street, Cork. The Rise of Provincial Jewry - Cecil Roth 1950.
"The remains of an ancient Jewish cemetery recently unearthed in Cork corroborate the existence of a Marrano community in the 17th century (sic). The cemetery probably began in 1725.
- A second burial ground begun in 1885 does survive." Source: Jewish Heritage Report, c/o Jewish Heritage Research Center, 123 Clarke St., Syracuse, N.Y. 13210 (vol 1., nos. 3-4).
See: Freedman, Warren. World Guide for the Jewish Traveler. NY: E.P. Dutton Inc, 1984
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