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Recording: A History of Jewish Dublin

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Published 19 May 2023

In this talk hosted by acclaimed social historian Donal Fallon, Dr Melanie Brown explores aspects of Dublin’s Jewish past. For instance, did you know there was once a ‘Little Jerusalem?’ Hear more about this and about the role of Dublin’s Jewish community in the cultural life of the city.

Dr Melanie Brown has lectured in the School of History and Humanities, Trinity College, Dublin for several years, and is a Senior Examiner at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. Her main research interests include Irish Jewish history; identity politics in respect of ethnic and cultural minorities in Ireland; and the role of liturgical music in religious and cultural identity. Dr Brown is a board member of Holocaust Education Ireland.