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Galus Australis Archivus

December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm | Comments Off

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 …

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Review: Gett ready for drama!

May 19, 2015 – 12:04 am | Comments Off

By Alan Stein:
With the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival upon us, one film is poised to catch the collective Jewish eye. For those who missed it at the Jewish International Film Festival last year, …

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Elemental

September 17, 2014 – 7:35 pm | Comments Off

By Dr Gávi Ansara:

Elemental
My Love knows no flag.
He awaits me in the desert,
His arms outstretched,
His mouth filled with ash.
 
If my Love could speak,
He would bless this void with song
His voice a fountain flowing through
The city …

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A Limmud Journey

May 30, 2014 – 10:53 am | Comments Off

By Alex Kats:
It has now been five months since I had the privilege of participating in the Limmud Conference in the UK. The branding for Limmud UK – which was plastered on posters and all …

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The Politics of Shul (not based on a true story)

May 19, 2014 – 11:58 am | Comments Off
The Politics of Shul (not based on a true story)

By Arielle Perlow:
Ari has kindly given us permission to  republish her anthropological infographic. She refers to it as, “The Politics of Shul (not based on a true story)”

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The Sacrifice of Yitzchak

April 29, 2014 – 1:18 pm | Comments Off

By Ronit Travers:
 
קרבן יצחק
,אחרי שהנאצים פלשו לפולין

,אחרי שהם בנו את חומות הגטו

.וקיבצו ודחסו את כל היהודים לתוכם.
אחרי שכבר מאות מתו מן הרעב
,ואלפים מן המחלה

אחרי שהאלמנות והיתומים נדדו עיוורים ברחוב
.ומעיינותי דמעותיהם יבשו לעולם

ויהי אחר הדברים האלה
והאלוהים …

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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 | 42 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 | 2 Comments

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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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 | Comments Off

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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