All posts tagged Security

$500k for Beth Weizmann security

A MAJOR security upgrade to the Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre (BWJCC) is due to begin early next year after a final $500,000 was provided by the Victorian government.

NSW govt provides $2m for communal security

MAKING good on a pre-election pledge, Vaucluse MP Gabrielle Upton joined NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman and Minister for Multiculturalism John Sidoti to present the community with a $2 million cheque for communal security on Tuesday night.

‘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.

$55m funding boost for religious security

RELIGIOUS schools and places of worship will have access to $55 million in grants to increase security at their premises, following last week’s terrorist attack in New Zealand. Prime Minister Scott

Trump and Putin discuss Syria

In past discussions Trump has shown naivety about Russia’s seriousness about threats from Syria, and all indications after this week’s summit are that he is becoming less assertive, not more, with Putin.

Russian pledge on Syria

Moscow’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that “only representatives of the Syrian armed forces will be deployed on the Syrian side of the border with Israel".

Security funding boost for Melbourne shules

Funding for security upgrades at Melbourne shules, Jewish schools and organisations will receive a boost of more than $350,000 from the federal government's Safer Communities Fund.

Gaza border clashes: ‘IDF averted a great disaster’

As the international community raged against Palestinian deaths, Israelis who live near Gaza were praising the IDF and saying it avoided bloodbath in their areas.

Golan Heights residents fear escalation

As world powers decide their next steps for a volatile Syria, in the largest Jewish town in the Golan Heights, the security chief is preparing bomb shelters.

TBI lands $200,000 security grant

AFTER announcing a $200,000 grant towards a landmark security overhaul at Temple Beth Israel (TBI) in St Kilda, Premier Daniel Andrews said he sees his government as “a partner in this very significant security upgrade”.