Don't Let it Be Forgot · Oct 5, 2019

The Ghosts of Cable Street

Max Levitas was a child of Jewish refugees who had fled from the dreadful anti-Semitic pogroms in imperial Russia to begin a new life in Ireland. His father had worked with Jim Larkin in Dublin and fought for the rights of workers there although his activities saw him blacklisted and made finding work difficult. Max was born in Dublin in 1912 and his parents had to lie with him and his sibling on the floor of their tenement as the bullets flew during the 1916 rising...

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