Following the vandalism, the community showed up to support the production.
It is being investigated as an act of anti-Semitism.
Melbourne police are considering opening a criminal investigation into board members of a Jewish day school who helped a former headmaster flee to Israel ahead of allegations of child sexual abuse.
The Jewish community in Melbourne, Australia, is at a heightened risk of attack, a Jewish communal security agency said.
Four senior officials with Chabad’s headquarters in Melbourne stepped down two days after child sex-abuse victims called for the resignations of all members of management.
The Chabad-Lubavitch movement in Melbourne and Sydney is under the spotlight as a Royal Commission into the child sexual abuse scandal began hearings.
An Orthodox Jewish teacher was deported to the United States after serving a jail sentence for sexually abusing four boys at a Jewish school in Melbourne more than two decades ago.
A Melbourne man wearing an IDF t-shirt said two Arabic-speaking men assaulted him on the street.
A defamation suit launched by a senior Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi has been settled following a public apology by the founder of a victims’ advocate group.
Three more people have alleged they were victims of child sexual abuse in Melbourne as the scandal that has embroiled the Jewish community since 2011 continues to deepen.