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Australian court blocks synagogue over terror fears

JNS.org | Posted: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:17 am

An Australian court has upheld a decision by a local municipal council in Sydney to block the construction of a Jewish synagogue over fears that it could be a target of terrorism.

Australia’s Land and Environmental Court backed a decision by the Waverley Council to prohibit the construction of the synagogue in Sydney’s world-famous Bondi Beach suburb.

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