Following Galus Australis’ transition away from an online magazine to a Facebook based community group, the site was to be taken offline (on Friday 11 December).
However, as that date became closer, we received several requests …
From editors, past and present – Frosh, Rachel, and Alex:
We’re going social!
This past Shabbes, Galus founding editors, Rachel Sacks Davis and Ant Frosh got together with current editor, Alex Fein, for a brainstorming session on …
Here’s what you need to read about before Shabbes….
1) Osher on moustaches
2) Timmy being awesome at Jewish Care
3) Women destroying the (rabbinic) joint
4) Yaron on paranoia
1) From the inimitable Osher Gutnick:
‘I dropped in on mum on the …
From the editor:Two men assaulted a member of the Jewish community last night before stealing his car. It is likely the Caulfield North man targeted in this incident was followed home from the airport.
By Alex Fein:
I’m back, taking over from Bracha, for another tour of duty as editor at this Melbourne Jewish institution.
Over the years, Galus has provided its readers with news, debate, and stories about Jewish …
It’s been close to 18 months since I took on the editorship at Galus. It’s been an interesting, exhilarating, and instructive experience.
Today I am resigning from the role of editor.
I am returning to the editorship …
By Jenna Chaitowitz:
Jewish Care Victoria’s first digital crowdfunding campaign, ‘Cents for Senses’ succeeded in raising the target amount of $21,530 within 30 days. The money raised will be used to purchase vital equipment to be used in …
Rabbi Zvi Telsner:
י”ז אלול תשע”ה
1st September, 2015
Dear Yeshivah Community Members, Friends and Supporters,
As a senior Rabbi at the Yeshivah Centre I acknowledge and endorse its values, policies and message
of continued support and compassion for victims …
By Alex Fein:
Dvir Abramovich, you need to step down now.
The B’nei B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission requires an immediate change in leadership.
You don’t get to head up a blue ribbon Jewish community organisation–one that enjoys all manner …
By David Marlow:
Understanding the human cost of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and intersex exclusion in the Jewish community.
In a milestone event for social inclusion in the Jewish community, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) held …
By Bracha Rafael:
The Australian Jewish News laid off up to seven members of its staff today from a range of departments, including journalistic, advertising and production.
Galus Australis has been informed that the AJN advised one of …
By Anthony Frosh
The Community Security Group (CSG) performs an important function for the Jewish community. In the current state of global affairs, the role of the CSG has become more vital than ever. The vast …
By Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen and Rabbi Adam Stein
Masorti Beit Din of Australasia
Question: Does the Masorti Movement have a position on Marriage Equality/Same Sex marriage?
Answer: Marriage Equality is an issue which has been addressed in different ways in a number …
By Julie Szego:
American author Brigitte Gabriel has been labelled a “radical Islamophobe.” In 2008, she told the Australian Jewish News: “Every practising Muslim is a radical Muslim.” A regular on the speakers’ circuit, Gabriel is …