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December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm |

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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Murble In Mississippi

February 18, 2014 – 3:42 pm | One Comment

By Adrian Elton:
The transition from media wunderkind, to serious author, is not necessarily a smooth one; unless of course you’re John Safran, who has made this metamorphosis look as effortless as streaking starkers through a …

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Vienna, Sep 2001 (Tet of Tishrei): 10th Anniversary of Myth of the Cave

January 15, 2014 – 9:43 am | One Comment

By Yitzhak Yedid:
It was twelve years ago in Vienna, one of the most beautiful and musical cities in Europe, and a day before my 30th birthday (which happens to fall on Yom Kippur) that I …

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Fill the Void – Movie Ticket Giveaway

November 22, 2013 – 1:13 pm | One Comment
Poster for Fill the Void (Hebrew: למלא את החלל‎ - lemale et ha'ḥalal)

We are delighted to be able to give away a stack of double passes to critically acclaimed film, Fill The Void  (Hebrew: למלא את החלל‎ – Lemale et Ha’Halal)
Here’s what Margaret Pomeranz had to say about the …

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An Architectural Expression of Judaism – Win tickets to a special screening of Sukkah City

November 17, 2013 – 8:57 am | One Comment

Thanks to the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF), we have two double passes to give away to the following event:
In conjunction with JIFF, the Jewish Museum of Australia (JMA) and Moishe House Melbourne will host a ‘Think …

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Howard Goldenberg at Limmud Fest

October 30, 2013 – 12:01 pm |

By Howard Goldenberg:

Editor’s note: Howard Goldenberg is presenting at Limmud Fest 2013. He has provided the following biography and description of his Limmud Fest presentations.

Slightly well known as the author of two modestly successful works …

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Fred Levit’s Movie Reviews

October 27, 2013 – 11:58 am |

By Fred Levit:
“JOBS” (2013)
I’ve been reading and hearing some passionately negative Critical responses to this year’s most highly anticipated Biopic “JOBS”, but I doubt it will help the film’s success at the Box-Office when typing …

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Howard Goldenberg on Attitudes Towards Refugees and Aboriginal Australia

October 17, 2013 – 11:19 am | 4 Comments

By Howard Goldenberg:
In thanking –
Jewish Aid and the Castan family for their moral leadership; Mark Leibler and ABL – for their hospitality and their example; my loved ones – for permitting and forgiving my …

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I Don’t Care. I Love It.

October 15, 2013 – 10:16 am | 5 Comments

By Arielle Perlow:
For the 10 weeks the second season of Girls aired this year, the TV show was the topic of conversation at my shul ( There are certainly many superficially Jewish components of Girls. …

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Catching Up and Movie Reviews

September 22, 2013 – 3:52 pm |

From the editor and Fred Levit:
Welcome back!
We hope you’re enjoying/surviving the chagim and haven’t been rained on too much while trying to eat.
There are a few community notices to catch up on and some of …

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Fred Levit Reviews a New Israeli Release And the Classic, Exodus.

August 26, 2013 – 10:48 am | 5 Comments

By Fred Levit

The Israeli Film Festival is on right now in a number of venues in and around our Shtetl. Opening the festival and scheduled to play across these venues until it concludes is a …

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