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Australian Jewish school shut down by government for non-compliance issues

Report alleges that school failed to meet education standards and accreditation, and ignored basic child protection laws.

Australian Jewish school shut down by government

Israeli soccer star joins Australian synagogue's Purim campaign

Tomer Hemed, the Israeli national football team striker who plays for Sydney Wanderers, joins the mega Purim campaign at Sydney's Shul.

Israeli soccer star joins Australian synagogue's Purim campaign

120 celebs sign letter against BDS boycott of Sydney Festival

120 members of the entertainment industry, including KISS frontman Gene Simmons, sign a letter blasting boycott of the 2022 Sydney Festival.

120 celebs sign letter against BDS boycott of Sydney Festival

BDS targets Australian festival for Israeli Embassy sponsorship

Sydney Festival refuses to bow to BDS movement's demand to cancel partnership with Australian Israeli Embassy.

BDS targets Australian festival for Israeli Embassy sponsorship

Sydney police take special steps to prevent anti-lockdown protests

Sydney police stages one of its biggest ever operations to prevent further protest in the city.

Sydney police take steps to prevent anti-lockdown protests player

Sydney: Man yells, 'Allahu akhbar!', kills one, wounds another

The central business district of Sydney was put on lockdown, Tuesday afternoon, after a man allegedly stabbed pedestrians there.

Sydney: Man yells, 'Allahu akhbar!', kills one, wounds anotherplayer

Young child plunges into platform gap at Sydney train station

Footage from Australia shows 4-year-old falling into gap between platform and Sydney train; Passengers manage to extract him unharmed.

Young child plunges into platform gap at Sydney train stationplayer

Australia's J'lem embassy move in doubt after PM loses majority

Former Australian ambassador to Israel loses special election, depriving ruling Liberal Party of majority, endangering embassy move.

Australia's J'lem embassy move in doubt after PM loses majority

Car rams into Sydney classroom, killing 2

Two children killed and three injured after car ploughs into school in Australia. Police: Crash was not deliberate.

Car rams into Sydney classroom, killing 2

New plans for synagogue banned by city council

Jewish community plans to resubmit plans for Synagogue banned by city council over fears of terrorist attacks.

New plans for synagogue banned by city council

Sydney Jewish Museum evacuated after bomb threat

Australian Jewish museum evacuated after bomb threat similar to those against JCCs in US.

Sydney Jewish Museum evacuated after bomb threat

Australian mayor declines synagogue invite over 'occupation'

Mayor of a Sydney suburb declines to attend ceremony at a local synagogue due to his opposition to Israel’s actions in Judea and Samaria.

Australian mayor declines synagogue invite over 'occupation'

Australia’s Prime Minister makes impromptu visit to synagogue

Australian Prime Minister visits Sydney synagogue Friday night, dances with congregants, and expresses solidarity with Israel.

Australia’s Prime Minister makes impromptu visit to synagogue

ISIS beheading plot in Australia foiled

Muslim teens in Sydney arrested in possession of bayonets amid plot to decapitate local in the name of ISIS.

ISIS beheading plot in Australia foiled

Australian man charged with ISIS-style attack

Sydney, Australia, man charged with committing a terrorist attack inspired by the Islamic State group.

Australian man charged with ISIS-style attack

Vandals paint swastika on Australian synagogue

Rabbi pens ‘furious' message after synagogue defaced in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Vandals paint swastika on Australian synagogue

Australia arrests two over Sydney terror plot

Police in Australia arrest 15-year-old and 20-year-old over plans to carry out a terror attack in Sydney.

Australia arrests two over Sydney terror plot

Australian Muslims Charged over Foiled Attack

Terrorists who planned a knife attack in Sydney caught thanks to a tip-off, filmed an Arabic video stating their intention to attack.

Australian Muslims Charged over Foiled 'Catastrophic' Attack

Australia Arrests 2 Men During Anti-Terror Raids

Australia arrests two men as it continues anti-terror raids amid concerns over radicalized Muslims in the country.

Australia Arrests 2 Men During Anti-Terror Raids

How Does Abbas Really Condemn Terror?

You decide: is there a difference in Abbas's condemnations when the victims are Australians or Jews?

What Does it Sound Like When Abbas Really Condemns Terror?

Anti-Semitic Thug Ordered to Attend Shabbat Meal

Australian youth who took part in shocking anti-Semitic attack aboard a school bus also ordered to visit Jewish museum.

Sydney: 'Kill the Jews' Attacker Ordered to Attend Shabbat Meal

Sydney Hostage Terrorist 'Pledged Bayah' to ISIS

Australian PM asks why Iranian-born jihadi Man Haron Monis, who took cafe hostage Monday, was not on terrorist watch list.

Sydney Hostage-Taker Terrorist Swore Loyalty to ISIS A Month Agoplayer

Netanyahu Sends Letter of Condolence to Australia

Israeli PM condemns 'brutal terrorist attack', sends condolences 'on behalf of the people of Israel' to victims of Sydney attack.

Netanyahu Sends Letter of Condolence to Australian PM

Sydney Kidnapper Had History of Instability

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says that man who took more hostages in a cafe in Sydney was well known to local authorities.

Sydney Kidnapper Had a History of 'Mental Instability'

'International Islamic Terrorism Knows No Borders'

Netanyahu sends condolences to Canberra over Sydney siege from Rome; maintains Israel opposes peace deal with PA and Hamas.

Netanyahu: 'International Islamic Terrorism Knows No Borders'

Sydney Hostage Drama: A Jihadist Propaganda Win?

Gunman Man Haron Munis may well have been a deranged, 'fringe' figure, but his actions will still be seen as a PR boon for ISIS.

Sydney Hostage Drama: A Jihadist Propaganda Win?

NSW Police Reveal Details of Sydney Siege

Three dead, four injured; police reveal they are still unclear on details and will not release information until it is accurate.

Gunman, Two Others Dead, Four Injured in Sydney Siege

Sydney Siege Ends in Hail of Gunfire

Gunman named as radical Muslim cleric Man Haron Monis, 'hate sheikh' with multiple charges of assault, harassment, and murder.

Sydney Siege Ends in Hail of Gunfireplayer

Jihadist Takes Hostages in Australia Cafe

Police make contact with terrorist after 5 hostages escape; gunman issues demands, forces captives to hold jihadi flag.

Sydney: Police 'Make Contact' with Islamist Hostage-Takerplayer

'Miracle': Israeli Singer Escapes Sydney Abduction

Religious singer on Far East tour recounts how he left cafe just minutes before jihadist terrorist entered and took hostages.

'Hanukkah Miracle' Saves Israeli Singer from Sydney Abduction

Shiite Leader Shot by ISIS Supporters in Sydney

Rasoul Al-Musawi was shot Monday in the face and the shoulder. Friends believe victim was targeted by ISIS supporters for religious beliefs.

Shiite Muslim Leader Shot by ISIS Supporters in Sydney