08.02.2011 04.Adar l, 5771
Massive floods damage Melbourne Jewish infrastructure
Sephardi Synogogue closed for Shabbat, at least 2 Jewish schools flooded, offices of 'Australian Jewish News' also partially affected.
Mass flash flooding triggered by Cyclone Yasi caused severe damage to Jewish community buildings in Melbourne.
Wild floods stormed through several suburbs heavily populated by Melbourne’s 50,000-strong Jewish community on the evening of Feb. 4, prompting the closure of the Sephardi Synagogue on Shabbat….