T-Shirts to Celebrate a Jewish St Patricks Day

Last time I checked, there was no Jewish St Patrick’s Day.  It’s just not a Jewish Holiday.  Then I looked again and it says “Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day.”  So  to my Jewish Irish readers I say, Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

I did a bit of research and here is what I found:

According to one legend the Irish are actually descended from 7 Jewish maidens (and pre-Celtic men) who survived a shipwreck off the Green Island of Eire.

In fact, there are many Famous Irish Jews, here are a few you might know:

  • Robert Briscoe, member of the Irish Republican Army during the Anglo-Irish War and twice Lord Mayor of Dublin (1956 and 1961).
  • Ben Briscoe (son of Robert Briscoe), former Fianna Fáil T.D. and Lord Mayor of Dublin (1988).
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, actor (an Irish citizen with Jewish mother).
  • Rabbi Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog, Chief Rabbi of Ireland from 1919 to 1937, later of Palestine and Israel.
  • Chaim Herzog, sixth President of Israel.
  • Sir Otto Jaffe, Lord Mayor of Belfast (1899 and 1904).
  • Max Nurok, Israeli Consul-General to Australia, subsequently Israel’s first Ambassador to Australia.

You probably came here for a bit’o Jewish-Irish Fun.  These “Kiss Me, I’m Jewish” t-shirts did it for me:  – lime Green for boys, black for girls.  Interesting choices, but if you really wanted one of these, Zazzle let’s you chose your shirt color.

Kiss Me I'm Jewish T-Shirt
Kiss Me I’m Jewish T-Shirt

And one more for good luck: Member of the Jewish Leprechaun Society
Member Of The Jewish Leprechaun Society Tee Shirt

These shirts were created on Zazzle by FunnyFloridian.

What do you think, will it be a Jewish St. Patrick’s Day?

Comments

  1. Joyce says:

    When we went to Ireland, we visited a beautiful synagogue in Dublin. We met red-headed Irish Jews there. It just goes to say, “Wherever you go, there’s always someone Jewish…”

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