History of Jews in Irish literature goes beyond Leopold Bloom

Source: Irish Examiner. Leopold Bloom, played here by Les Doherty, is easily the most famous Jew in Irish literature. Picture: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

…The Representation of Jews in Irish Literature exhibition, which opened at Waterford Institute of Technology on February 1, is the outcome of a research collaboration between NUI Galway and Ulster University. The project, which was initiated and overseen by Professor Pól Ó Dochartaigh, explores the relationship between Jews and Ireland through poetry, prose and drama…