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Community leaders angry after court upholds construction ban on the grounds that the new building would pose a security risk

Sydney council: don’t blame us for banning construction of new synagogue (JTA)
Waverley council said it was the court that made the decision and it is not to blame for a decision to ban the construction of a synagogue because it could become the target of a terrorist attack (Aug 4)

Bondi synagogue ban over terrorism risk leaves Jewish community shocked and furious (news.com.au)
A local Sydney council’s ban on the construction of a synagogue in Bondi because it could be a terrorist target has been upheld in court (Aug 3)

Plan for new synagogue in Australia blocked over terror fears (Times of Israel)
In move that Jewish community says rewards terror, a court has upheld a Sydney council decision that a house of prayer poses an unacceptable security (Aug 3)

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