All posts tagged NSW Police

‘Business as usual’ following security scare

THE Community Security Group (CSG) in NSW insists it will be “business as usual” for Shabbat services, after an online threat against Sydney’s Central Synagogue triggered a large-scale police operation on Sunday night.

Police investigating neo-Nazi graffiti in Sydney

POLICE are appealing for information after a series of neo-Nazi symbols and antisemitic remarks were sprayed on a Sydney laneway.

Panel approves new Bondi shule

AFTER 12 years of frustration, Sydney's Russian-speaking Jewish community is in celebration after Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe's (FREE) long-planned synagogue and community centre finally got the green light last week.

Communities rally for race-hate reform

In an unprecedented move, a coalition of ethnic organisations came together on Wednesday to urge the state government to fix its -“completely ineffective” race-hate legislation.

Chanukah in the Park 2010. The crowd goes wild for Lipa Schmeltzer. Photo: Peter Haskin

NSW Police: Go out and celebrate Chanukah

NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Nick Kaldas has called on everyone to attend Chanukah events this year.

Envoy briefs on terror crisis

“HOW can you prevent someone who’s waking up in the morning, not part of an organisation or group, and deciding he’s taking a knife and is going to do whatever it was he was incited to do?” asked Anat Sultan-Dadon at a Zionism Victoria briefing on the terror crisis in Israel.

Props to our cops

THE third annual Police Remembrance Service hosted by the NSW Jewish community was held last Friday night at Central Synagogue.

‘A historic reform’

NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton has publicly admitted for the first time that Section 20D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act is not working and she will introduce legislation by May to fix it.

Business as usual at schools

SECURITY operations are back to normal at Sydney’s Jewish schools, after a letter sent to NSW Police containing threats of violence to Jewish schools and NSW police stations led to a precautionary increase in security on Tuesday.

Advocacy of genocide to be criminalised

ANTI-Discrimination Board of NSW president Stepan Kerkyasharian has joined communal leaders in welcoming the federal government’s plans to introduce a new crime of “advocacy of genocide”.