Colm Tóibín: Jews in Ireland
30 September 1999
Show More Jews in 20th-century Ireland: Refugees, Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust by Dermot Keogh.
Cork, 336 pp., £45, March 1998, 9781859181492Show More
“... about moneylending and Jewish pedlars, and concluded on the question of religion: ‘I do not hesitate to say that there are no greater enemies of the Catholic Church than the Jews.’ He was a powerful preacher and his message, Dermot Keogh points out in his definitive history of the Jews in 20th-century Ireland, was interpreted as a call for a boycott. A ...”