‘The Irish and the Jews have a good deal in common’: Irish republicanism, anti-Semitism and the post-war world

  title={‘The Irish and the Jews have a good deal in common’: Irish republicanism, anti-Semitism and the post-war world},
  author={Brian J. Hanley},
  journal={Irish Historical Studies},
  pages={57 - 74}
  • B. Hanley
  • Published 1 May 2020
  • History, Sociology
  • Irish Historical Studies
Abstract This article examines how anti-Semitism influenced republican politics in revolutionary Ireland. It looks at Irish republican attitudes toward Jews, including examples of anti-Semitism. Jews were a visible minority in Ireland and one that was sometimes seen as unionist politically. This article illustrates how conspiracy theories about Jewish influence sometimes featured in Irish nationalist tropes, but were far more common in British and unionist discourses regarding events in Ireland… 
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