Officials at the Emanuel School say that police told them the charges don’t involve former or current students.
In August, Australia arrested two men suspected of trying to carry out an ISIS plot to place an explosive device on an Etihad flight from Sydney.
The two parties held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the proposed synagogue and apartments near the popular Bondi Beach in Sydney.
A municipal council in a Sydney suburb said it shouldn’t be blamed for a decision to ban a synagogue because it could become a terror target.
The neighborhood in suburban Sydney was “unsuitable for a synagogue because of the potential risk to users and other members of the general public.”
SYDNEY — The Sydney Jewish Museum was evacuated following a bomb threat. The bomb threat was received by museum staff on Tuesday. All staff at the neighboring building housing the New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies, Jewish Communal Appeal and United Israel Appeal also were evacuated. Police and security officials searched the buildings…
SYDNEY (JTA) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull paid an unexpected visit to Sydney’s Central Synagogue to join its Friday night service and menorah lighting, telling the congregation that Australia stands “shoulder to shoulder” with Israel.
A Sydney rabbi whose synagogue was spray-painted with swastikas excoriated the vandals on Facebook.
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in Australia, attended a Shabbat service at Sydney’s Great Synagogue with his wife.
An Australian university has cleared one of its professors of suspected anti-Semitic behavior following a protest that turned ugly, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Sunday.