Events

Please note, if you wish to be informed about upcoming events, email munsterjewishcommunity@gmail.com and we will add you to the database and email  you ALL the details. Thank you

You are welcome to have a look at the photos of past events, which you will find divided by year.  Now the years are divided up, we hope that the pages won’t take so long to upload

High Holidays 5781  Due to continuing Covid19 restrictions, we are planning our own interactive Zoom services – more information regarding Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur soon. There will also be a Sukkot celebration by strict invitation only. More information soon.

15.08.20   Cork Jewish Culture Virtual Walk of Cork City  As part of Cork Heritage Week, and because Covid19 restrictions still apply, Ruti Lachs launches her virtual walk, which includes historical facts, poetry and stories by those who grew up here. Link:  http://www.rutilachs.ie/cork-jewish-culture-virtual-walk.html

During Covid19 lockdown MJC have been kindly welcomed to join in weekly Zoom services and events with the Irish Jewish Community, the Dublin Jewish Progressive Community and the B’Shert Brooklyn Reform Community

19.02.20    An Exhibition of The History of Jews in Lithuania, and of Lithuanian Jews in Ireland   in Cork City Hall foyer at 5pm

06.02.20     Klezmer music at Maureen’s, 14 John Redmond St, Shandon, Cork City from 9pm

04.02.20     Klezmer music  at The Gables, South Douglas Street, Cork City every Tuesday from 9:30pm

4.01.20      Jews across the pond Jewish poetry readings taking place live between Ireland and the USA

29.12.19      Chanukah  Cork City

06.11.19      Simon Lewis Book Launch  in Cork City

19.10.19      Sukkot  in Ballineen, Cork

09.10.19      Yom Kippur   Internet Link to livestream service, WLS, UK: http://www.optimait.com/wlslive.html

08.10.19      Kol Nidre    Internet Link to livestream service, WLS, UK: http://www.optimait.com/wlslive.html

30.09.19      Rosh Hashanah   Bru Columbanus, Cork City

10.08.19      Rabbi David Kudan talk: Legend and Lore of the Temple, Ballineen, Co Cork

27.06.19      MJC member Ruti Lachs 1-woman show A different Kettle performing at Cootehill Arts Festival, Co. Cavan

13.06.19      The Forgotten Holocaust    MJC member Aida Phelops gives a talk about the history of the persecution and expulsion of the Iraqi Jews, and talk about some of the experiences of her family at that time.  Aida is an Iraqi Jew, born in Baghdad, brought up in the UK, lived in Israel for a while, and has now been living in the Beara Peninsula, West Cork, for over 11 years. In the last couple of years she became an Irish Citizen, and sees herself as an Irish Iraqi Jew.

18.05.19      MJC memberRuti Lachs 1-woman show A Different Kettle performing at An Seomra, Midleton Arts Festival, Midleton, Co. Cork

10.05.19      MJC member Ruti Lachs 1-woman show A Different Kettle performing at Inkwell Theatre, Trackton Arts Centre, Co. Cork

19.04.19      Various MJC members holding Seder Nights in their homes

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27.03.19       
MJC member Ruti Lachs 1-woman show A Different Kettle performing at The Everyman Bar, Cork City

09.03.19      MJC member Ruti Lachs 1-woman show A Different Kettle performing at Kanturk Arts Festival, Kanturk, Co. Cork

08.03.19      MJC member Ruti Lachs 1-woman show A Different Kettle performing at On The Pigs Back, Douglas, Cork

Past Events (click here to see photos):

27.01.19      Holocaust Memorial Service at Cork Unitarian Church

09.12.18      Chanukah, Shalom Park, lighting of Chanukiah Installation

11.11.18       Armistice Day, Cork City

29.09.18      Succoth in Ballineen, West Cork

10.09.18      Rosh Hashanah Service led by Louise Garcia in Bru Columbanus, Wilton, Cork City

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27.08.18
      Exhibition of artworks collected by Alice Schwab, at the Blue House Gallery, Schull, Co Cork

03.08.18     Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Julia Neuberger in Bru Columbanus, Wilton, Cork City

15.07.18     Talk/discussion on “Spinning the Bible – the evolving biographies of Biblical Heroes” led by Rabbi David Kudan, Fisher’s Cross, West Cork

30.03.18     Pesach, families throughout Munster host various Seder nights

09.01.18     Visit by Rabbi Reena Judd from Quinnipiac University, and her husband Jim, Cork City & Dunmanway, West Cork

2017

29.12.17     Shabbat Service led by Rabbi David Kudan & Rabbi Julia Neuberger, Dunmanway, West Cork

30.09.17    Yom Kippur, led by Louise Garcia, Wilton, Cork City

23.09.17    Rosh Hashanah 5778, led by Louise Garcia, Wilton, Cork

11.08.17     Shabbat Service led by Rabbi David Kudan and Rabbi Julia Neuberger, Ballydehob, West Cork

25.05.17    Opening of Cork Museum’s permanent display of artifacts from the deconsecrated Cork Synagogue
Link to newspaper article: https://jewish-heritage-europe.eu/2017/05/28/ireland-cork-museum-adds-jewish-history-section/

29.04.17    O’Connell family in the Irish Independent on their story

22.04.17    3 Faith Forum gathering in Peace Park, Cork City

10.04.17     Pesach. Communal Seder, Kilnaglory, West Cork

05.04.17     Visit and talk from Holocaust Survivor Herman Polak, University College Cork

12.03.17     Purim Party, Kilnaglory, West Cork

15.01.17      Musical gathering,  Tipperary

2016

29.12.16     Chanukah Party with Rabbi Julia Neuberger and Rabbi David Kudan, Clonakilty, West Cork

12.10.16      Yom Kippur, led by Louise Garcia, Kilnaglory, West Cork

03.10.16     Rosh Hashanah, led by Louise Garcia, Kilnaglory, West Cork

13.09.16     Degree Presentation on the History of the Cork Jewish Community, by Marnina Winkler, Cork University

25.08.16     Launch “Jewtown” book of poetry about Cork Jews, by Simon Lewis, Waterstones Book Shop, Cork City

08.07.16     Talk/discussion on “Superstition in Judaism” led by Rabbi David Kudan, Ardfield, West Cork

19.06.16     Shavuot meal and service led by Louise Garcia, Dunmanway, West Cork

23.04.16     Pesach. Communal Seder, Kilnaglory, West Cork

07.02.16     Deconsecration of Cork Synagogue