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Antisemitism: A Good Idea to Find the Real Culprit

April 23, 2014 – 11:22 am | 9 Comments

By Sol Salbe:
While translating an article about antisemitic attacks in Sweden it occurred to me that the automatic  blaming of the usual suspects occurs here, in Australia, as well.  Several incidents of antisemitism and/or attack …

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Breaking News: Emmanuel Althaus Accused Of Revealing Complainant Identity.

April 10, 2014 – 2:16 pm | 8 Comments
Breaking News: Emmanuel Althaus Accused Of Revealing Complainant Identity.

From the Editor:
We’re supposed to be on a break till after Pessach; however, some very important news has come to light.
From The Age:
“Police are investigating how a confidential complaint about sex abuse cover-ups at a …

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Bob Carr: Foreign Policy Subcontracted to Jews and Pessach Break

April 10, 2014 – 12:59 pm | 13 Comments

From the editor:
We publish a selection of excerpts and links to today’s revelations.
From The Sydney Morning Herald:
“Former foreign minister Bob Carr has published private text messages between himself and Julia Gillard to reveal the “extraordinary” …

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Bolt: I’d defend Israel even if every one of its leaders were like Michael Gawenda

April 7, 2014 – 1:57 pm | 35 Comments

By Andrew Bolt:
Editor: This article was originally published in the Business Spectator on April 3 (Hat tip: Anthony Frosh).
Andrew Bolt responds to Michael Gawenda’s column (Why Andrew Bolt’s distress is truly uncomfortable, April 2):
An open …

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Yvette’s Love & Light and Eden

April 3, 2014 – 3:42 pm | One Comment

Editor: It’s been an extremely arty week. Award winning artist and Archibald nominee, Yvette Coppersmith’s, exhibition only has a couple of days left. Below is a description of her work and some photographs of her …

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Beautiful Benk and Manny Waks Apologises to R’ Glick

April 2, 2014 – 8:43 am | 21 Comments

Editor: We have two very different stories today. Firstly, we have a short piece by Benk on his current exhibition and pictures of some of his beautiful work. After that, we publish Manny Waks’s apology …

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On Pirouettes and Controversy: Yvonne Fein Interviews Robyn Bavati

March 31, 2014 – 10:50 am |

By Yvonne Fein:
Pirouette by Robyn Bavati tells the tale of twins separated at birth, one raised as a dancer, talented but hating performance, the other, loving nothing more than dance. Her parents, however, see it …

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What is LaunchPad?

March 26, 2014 – 9:36 am | 2 Comments

By Natalie Rathner:
A dynamic new forum for young Australian Jews will help re-imagine the future of Australia’s Jewish community. LaunchPad is a first-time platform to mobilise young Jews from across the country, starting with a …

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The Dramas of Jewish Education

March 24, 2014 – 12:32 pm | 2 Comments

By Adiel Cohney:
“ממצרים יצא הוא כאילו עצמו את לראות אדם חייב ודור דור בכל”
“In every generation, Man must view himself as if he came out of Egypt”: Talmud Bavli, Pesachim 116b
Jewish people have always relied on …

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Adrian Elton: Cinematic Salat

March 20, 2014 – 10:17 am |

By Adrian Elton:
Well that was refreshing; rocking-up to the media launch of the 2014 Audi German Film Festival and neither having to produce an invitation nor identification in triplicate. And there I was thinking that …

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Update: A Communal Leader on the R’ Telsner and Groner Affair

March 16, 2014 – 1:42 pm | 76 Comments

By Alex Fein:
Update: An communal leader, who wishes to remain anonymous for obvious reasons, submitted the following questions to Galus in the hope that they might elicit a response from the Chabad rabbinate:
“Might I suggest …

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